Sec. 8.3. (a) This section does not apply to a rolling paper.

Terms Used In Indiana Code 35-48-4-8.3

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Judgment: means all final orders, decrees, and determinations in an action and all orders upon which executions may issue. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.

(b) A person who knowingly or intentionally possesses an instrument, a device, or another object that the person intends to use for:

(1) introducing into the person’s body a controlled substance;

(2) testing the strength, effectiveness, or purity of a controlled substance; or

(3) enhancing the effect of a controlled substance;

commits a Class C misdemeanor. However, the offense is a Class A misdemeanor if the person has a prior unrelated judgment or conviction under this section.

As added by Acts 1980, P.L.115, SEC.4. Amended by P.L.202-1989, SEC.5; P.L.166-1990, SEC.2; P.L.58-2003, SEC.1; P.L.158-2013, SEC.635; P.L.187-2015, SEC.49.