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Drug Crimes: Drug Paraphernalia


Drug Crimes: Drug Paraphernalia

Paraphernalia - Drug Crimes - Attorneys

Drug Paraphernalia

Utah Code §58-37a-3

Under Utah Law:

"Drug paraphernalia" means any equipment, product, or material used, or intended for use, to plant, propagate, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, analyze, package, repackage, store, contain, conceal, inject, ingest, inhale, or to otherwise introduce a controlled substance into the human body in violation of Utah's Controlled Substances Act, and includes, but is not limited to:

  • kits used, or intended for use, in planting, propagating, cultivating, growing, or harvesting any species of plant which is a controlled substance or from which a controlled substance can be derived;
  • kits used, or intended for use, in manufacturing, compounding, converting, producing, processing, or preparing a controlled substance;
  • isomerization devices used, or intended for use, to increase the potency of any species of plant which is a controlled substance;
  • testing equipment used, or intended or use, to identify or to analyze the strength, effectiveness, or purity of a controlled substance;
  • scales and balances used, or intended for use, in weighing or measuring a controlled substance;
  • diluents and adulterants, used, or intended for use to cut a controlled substance;
  • separation gins and sifters used, or intended for use to remove twigs, seeds, or other impurities, from marijuana;
  • blenders, bowls, containers, spoons and mixing devices used, or intended for use to package small quantities of a controlled substance;
  • capsules, balloons, envelopes, and other containers used, or intended for use to package small quantities of a controlled substance;
  • containers and other objects used, or intended for use to store or conceal a controlled substance;
  • hypodermic syringes, needles, and other objects used, or intended for use to parenterally inject a controlled substance into the human body; and
  • objects used, or intended for use to ingest, inhale, or otherwise introduce a controlled substance into the human body, including but not limited to:
    • metal, wooden, acrylic, glass, stone, plastic, or ceramic pipes with or without screens, permanent screens, hashish heads, or punctured metal bowls;
    • water pipes;
    • smoking and carburetion masks;
    • roach clips: meaning objects used to hold burning material, such as a marijuana cigarette, that has become too small or too short to be held in the hand;
    • miniature cocaine spoons and cocaine vials;
    • chamber pipes;
    • carburetor pipes;
    • electric pipes;
    • air-driven pipes;
    • chillums;
    • bongs; and
    • ice pipes or chiller

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