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218A.1401 Selling controlled substances other than synthetic cannabinoid agonists or piperazines or salvia to minor &#8212; Penalties. (1) A person is guilty of selling controlled substances to a minor when he, being eighteen (18) years of age or older, knowingly and unlawfully sells or transfers any <br />quantity of a controlled substance other than synthetic cannabinoid agonists or <br />piperazines or salvia to any person under eighteen (18) years of age. (2) Selling controlled substances to a minor is a Class C felony for a first offense, and a Class B felony for each subsequent offense, unless a more severe penalty for <br />trafficking in controlled substances is applicable, in which case the higher penalty <br />shall apply. Effective: April 26, 2010 <br />History: Amended 2010 Ky. Acts ch. 149, sec. 7, effective April 13, 2010; and ch. 160, sec. 7, effective April 26, 2010. &#8212; Created 1992 Ky. Acts ch. 441, sec. 21, effective <br />July 14, 1992. Legislative Research Commission Note (4/26/2010). This section was amended by 2010 Ky. Acts chs. 149 and 160, which do not appear to be in conflict and have been <br />codified together.