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Health and Safety Code - HSC

DIVISION 104. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH [106500 - 119405]

  ( Division 104 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

PART 4. DRUGS, DEVICES, AND COSMETICS [109250 - 109590]

  ( Part 4 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

CHAPTER 5. Imitation Controlled Substances [109525 - 109590]

  ( Chapter 5 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

ARTICLE 2. Offenses and Penalties [109575 - 109590]
  ( Article 2 added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. )

109575.
  

Any person who knowingly manufactures, distributes, or possesses with intent to distribute, an imitation controlled substance is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, if convicted, be subject to imprisonment for not more than six months in the county jail or a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or both the imprisonment and fine.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

109580.
  

Any person 18 years of age or over who violates Section 109575 by knowingly distributing an imitation controlled substance to a person under 18 years of age is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall, if convicted, be punished by imprisonment for not more than one year in a county jail or a fine of not more than two thousand dollars ($2,000), or by both that imprisonment and fine. Upon a second or subsequent conviction of this offense, the person shall be subject to imprisonment for not more than one year in a county jail and a fine of not less than six thousand dollars ($6,000).

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 854, Sec. 17. Effective January 1, 2002.)

109585.
  

No civil or criminal liability shall be imposed by virtue of this chapter on any person registered under the California Uniform Controlled Substances Act who manufactures, distributes, or possesses an imitation controlled substance for use by a practitioner, as defined in Section 11026, in the course of lawful professional practice or research.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

109590.
  

All imitation controlled substances shall be subject to forfeiture in accordance with the procedures set forth in Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 11470) of Division 10.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 6. Effective January 1, 1996.)

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