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§ 90‑113.23. Manufacture or delivery of drug paraphernalia.

(a)        It is unlawful for any person to deliver, possess withintent to deliver, or manufacture with intent to deliver, drug paraphernaliaknowing that it will be used to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest,manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze,package, repackage, store, contain, or conceal a controlled substance which itwould be unlawful to possess, or that it will be used to inject, ingest,inhale, or otherwise introduce into the body a controlled substance which itwould be unlawful to possess.

(b)        Delivery, possession with intent to deliver, or manufacturewith intent to deliver, of each separate and distinct item of drugparaphernalia is a separate offense.

(c)        Violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor. However, delivery of drug paraphernalia by a person over 18 years of age tosomeone under 18 years of age who is at least three years younger than thedefendant shall be punishable as a Class I felony. (1981, c. 500, s. 1; c. 903, s. 1; 1993, c. 539, s.625; 1994, Ex. Sess., c. 24, s. 14(c).)