579.055.  Manufacture of a controlled substance — penalties. — 1.  A person commits the offense of manufacture of a controlled substance if, except as authorized in this chapter or chapter 195, he or she:

Terms Used In Missouri Laws 579.055

  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Property: includes real and personal property. See Missouri Laws 1.020

 (1)  Knowingly manufactures, produces, or grows a controlled substance;

 (2)  Attempts to manufacture, produce, or grow a controlled substance; or

 (3)  Knowingly possesses a controlled substance with the intent to manufacture, produce, or grow any amount of controlled substance.

 2.  The offense of manufacturing or attempting to manufacture any amount of controlled substance is a class B felony when committed within two thousand feet of the real property comprising a public or private elementary, vocational, or secondary school, community college, college, or university.  It is a class A felony if a person has suffered serious physical injury or has died as a result of a fire or explosion started in an attempt by the defendant to produce methamphetamine.

 3.  The offense of manufacturing or attempting to manufacture any amount of a controlled substance, except thirty-five grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid, is a class C felony.

 4.  The offense of manufacturing thirty-five grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid is a class E felony.