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Ordinances: Proposed Changes

Posted on: November 20, 2023

[ARCHIVED] ORD 23-2536 Amending Chapter 50, Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions, Article VI

The City of Blaine does ordain: (Added portions are underscored and deleted portions are shown in overstrike.)

Sec. 50-312. Opium-smoking paraphernalia; possession.
No person shall use, possess or have under such person's control for use any stem, bowl, pipe, lamp, yen hock, or other opium-smoking paraphernalia or cannabis indica or cannabis sativa or marijuana smoking paraphernalia or accessories used for the smoking or inhalation of opium or cannabis indica or cannabis sativa or marijuana.
(Code 1963, § 104.04; Code 1980, § 13-10)

Chapter 50 - Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions

Article I. - In General
Sec. 50-3. - Drug Paraphernalia

It is unlawful for any person knowingly or intentionally to use or possess drug paraphernalia. 

For the purposes of this Section, drug paraphernalia is defined as all equipment. products. and materials of any kind, except those used in conjunction with permitted uses of controlled substances pursuant to state law, which are knowingly or intentionally used primarily in:
(1) manufacturing a controlled substance;
(2) injecting. ingesting. inhaling. or otherwise introducing into the human body a controlled substance; or
(3) enhancing the effect of a controlled substance.

Druq paraphernalia does not include the possession, manufacture, delivery, or sale of:
(1) hypodermic syringes or needles or any instrument or implement which can be adapted for subcutaneous injections;
(2) products that detect the presence of fentanyl or a fentanyl analog in a controlled substance; or
(3) cannabis paraphernalia as defined by Minnesota Statute §342.01 Subd. 18.

INTRODUCED and read in full this 20th day of November, 2023.

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