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Connecticut General Statutes 21a-267 - Penalty for use, possession or delivery of drug paraphernalia. Immunity

Connecticut General Statutes > Title 21a > Chapter 420b > 21a-267


Current as of: 2013

(a) No person shall use or possess with intent to use drug paraphernalia, as defined in subdivision (20) of section 21a-240, to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze, pack, repack, store, contain or conceal, or to ingest, inhale or otherwise introduce into the human body, any controlled substance, as defined in subdivision (9) of section 21a-240, other than a cannabis-type substance in a quantity of less than one-half ounce. Any person who violates any provision of this subsection shall be guilty of a class C misdemeanor.

(b) No person shall deliver, possess with intent to deliver or manufacture with intent to deliver drug paraphernalia knowing, or under circumstances where one reasonably should know, that it will be used to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze, pack, repack, store, contain or conceal, or to ingest, inhale or otherwise introduce into the human body, any controlled substance, other than a cannabis-type substance in a quantity of less than one-half ounce. Any person who violates any provision of this subsection shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor.

(c) Any person who violates subsection (a) or (b) of this section in or on, or within one thousand five hundred feet of, the real property comprising a public or private elementary or secondary school and who is not enrolled as a student in such school shall be imprisoned for a term of one year which shall not be suspended and shall be in addition and consecutive to any term of imprisonment imposed for violation of subsection (a) or (b) of this section.

(d) No person shall (1) use or possess with intent to use drug paraphernalia to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze, pack, repack, store, contain or conceal, or to ingest, inhale or otherwise introduce into the human body, less than one-half ounce of a cannabis-type substance, or (2) deliver, possess with intent to deliver or manufacture with intent to deliver drug paraphernalia knowing, or under circumstances where one reasonably should know, that it will be used to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze, pack, repack, store, contain or conceal, or to ingest, inhale or otherwise introduce into the human body, less than one-half ounce of a cannabis-type substance. Any person who violates any provision of this subsection shall have committed an infraction.

(e) The provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall not apply to any person (1) who in good faith, seeks medical assistance for another person who such person reasonably believes is experiencing an overdose from the ingestion, inhalation or injection of intoxicating liquor or any drug or substance, (2) for whom another person, in good faith, seeks medical assistance, reasonably believing such person is experiencing an overdose from the ingestion, inhalation or injection of intoxicating liquor or any drug or substance, or (3) who reasonably believes he or she is experiencing an overdose from the ingestion, inhalation or injection of intoxicating liquor or any drug or substance and, in good faith, seeks medical assistance for himself or herself, if evidence of the use or possession of drug paraphernalia in violation of said subsection was obtained as a result of the seeking of such medical assistance. For the purposes of this subsection, "good faith" does not include seeking medical assistance during the course of the execution of an arrest warrant or search warrant or a lawful search.

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Connecticut Laws: Drugs and Alcohol

Connecticut General Statutes > Title 21a > Chapter 419 - Retail Drug Control Act
Connecticut General Statutes > Title 21a > Chapter 420b - Dependency-Producing Drugs
Connecticut General Statutes > Title 21a > Chapter 420c - Controlled Substance Registration

U.S. Code Provisions: Drugs and Alcohol

U.S. Code > Title 20 > Chapter 7 - Instruction As To Nature And Effect Of Alcoholic Drinks And Narcotics
U.S. Code > Title 21 > Chapter 13 - Drug Abuse Prevention And Control
U.S. Code > Title 21 > Chapter 20 - National Drug Control Program
U.S. Code > Title 21 > Chapter 22 - National Drug Control Policy
U.S. Code > Title 21 > Chapter 24 - International Narcotics Trafficking
U.S. Code > Title 21 > Chapter 25 - Miscellaneous Anti-Drug Abuse Provisions
U.S. Code Title 42 > Chapter 46 > Subchapter XII-C - Rural Drug Enforcement
U.S. Code > Title 42 > Chapter 124 - Public Housing Drug Elimination
U.S. Code Title 42 > Chapter 136 > Subchapter IV - Drug Control

Federal Regulations: Drugs and Alcohol

U.S. Code > Title 20 > Chapter 7 - Instruction As To Nature And Effect Of Alcoholic Drinks And Narcotics
U.S. Code > Title 21 > Chapter 13 - Drug Abuse Prevention And Control
U.S. Code > Title 21 > Chapter 20 - National Drug Control Program
U.S. Code > Title 21 > Chapter 22 - National Drug Control Policy
U.S. Code > Title 21 > Chapter 24 - International Narcotics Trafficking
U.S. Code > Title 21 > Chapter 25 - Miscellaneous Anti-Drug Abuse Provisions
U.S. Code Title 42 > Chapter 46 > Subchapter XII-C - Rural Drug Enforcement
U.S. Code > Title 42 > Chapter 124 - Public Housing Drug Elimination
U.S. Code Title 42 > Chapter 136 > Subchapter IV - Drug Control
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