Possession Of Paraphernalia

Possession of Paraphernalia

Possession of Paraphernalia is a crime in Oklahoma. In Oklahoma, it is unlawful to be in possession of drug paraphernalia unless you are a validly licensed professional. If you’re charged with possession of paraphernalia we can help.

Punishment For Possession Of Paraphernalia in Tulsa

Okla. Stat. tit. 63 § 2-405 (B).

First Offense – The first offense is a misdemeanor punishable by up to one (1) year in county jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000. Additionally, the defendant will have to pay a special assessment trauma-care fee $100.
Second Offense – A second offense is a misdemeanor punishable by one (1) year in county jail and/or a fine of up to $5,000. Additionally, the defendant will have to pay a special assessment trauma-care fee $100.
Third Offense – A third offense is a misdemeanor punishable by one (1) year in county jail and/or a fine of up to $10,000. Additionally, the defendant will have to pay a special assessment trauma-care fee $100.

Title 63. Public Health and Safety
Chapter 2 – Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Act Article 4 – Penalties – Offenses
Section 2-405 – Prohibited Acts E- Penalties

A. No person shall use tincture of opium, tincture of opium camphorated, or any derivative thereof, by the hypodermic method, either with or without a medical prescription therefor.

B. No person shall use drug paraphernalia to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze, pack, repack, store, contain, conceal, inject, ingest, inhale or otherwise introduce into the human body a controlled dangerous substance in violation of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Act, except those persons holding an unrevoked license in the professions of podiatry, dentistry, medicine, nursing, optometry, osteopathy, veterinary medicine or pharmacy.

C. No person shall deliver, sell, possess or manufacture drug paraphernalia knowing, or under circumstances where one reasonably should know, that it will be used to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze, pack, repack, store, contain, conceal, inject, ingest, inhale or otherwise introduce into the human body a controlled dangerous substance in violation of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Act.

D. Any person eighteen (18) years of age or over who violates subsection C of this section by delivering or selling drug paraphernalia to a person under eighteen (18) years of age shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a felony.

E. Any person who violates subsections A, B or C of this section shall, upon conviction, be guilty of a misdemeanor punishable as follows:

1. For a first offense the person shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one (1) year or by a fine of not more than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), or both such fine and imprisonment;

2. For a second offense the person shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one (1) year or by a fine of not more than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00), or both such fine and imprisonment; and

3. For a third or subsequent offense the person shall be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than one (1) year or by a fine of not more than Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00), or both such fine and imprisonment.

F. Any person convicted of any offense described in this section shall, in addition to any fine imposed, pay a special assessment trauma-care fee of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) to be deposited into the Trauma Care Assistance Revolving Fund created in Section 1-2522 of this title.

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