Chapter 9.09
DRUGS AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA

Sections:

9.09.010    Definitions.

9.09.020    Prohibitive acts.

9.09.030    Seizure and forfeiture.

9.09.040    Statutory provisions – Amendments or changes included.

9.09.010 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the definitions set forth in RCW 69.50.101 and 69.50.102 are adopted by reference as and for an ordinance of the city as if set forth in full in this chapter. (Ord. 2006-4 § 1, 2006).

9.09.020 Prohibitive acts.

A. Except as authorized by Chapter 69.50 RCW, it is unlawful for any person to manufacture, deliver, or possess with the intent to manufacture or deliver, a controlled substance; to create, deliver, or possess a counterfeit substance, except as authorized by Chapters 69.41 and 69.50 RCW; to offer, arrange, or negotiate for the sale, gift, delivery, dispensing, distribution, or administration of a controlled substance to any person and then sell, give, deliver, dispense, distribute, or administer to that person any other liquid, substance, or material in lieu of such controlled substance; or to possess a controlled substance unless the substance was obtained directly from, or pursuant to, a valid prescription or order of a practitioner while acting in the course of his professional practice, or except as otherwise authorized by Chapter 69.50 RCW.

B. It is unlawful for any person to use, or to possess with the intent to 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 induce into the human body a controlled substance, the possession of which is in violation of Chapter 69.50 RCW, or to deliver, possess with the intent to deliver, or manufacture with the intent to deliver, 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 substance, the possession of which is in violation of Chapter 69.50 RCW.

C. Any person violating any provision of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be penalized in accordance with the provisions of RCW 69.50.425, which is adopted by reference as and for an ordinance of this city as if set forth in full in this chapter; provided, that any reference to felonies or classification of felonies set forth in this chapter shall refer to the statutes of the state of Washington for definition and prosecution. (Ord. 2006-4 § 1, 2006).

9.09.030 Seizure and forfeiture.

The provisions of RCW 69.50.505 pertaining to the seizure and forfeiture of property is adopted by reference as and for an ordinance of this city as if set forth in full in this chapter. (Ord. 2006-4 § 1, 2006).

9.09.040 Statutory provisions – Amendments or changes included.

The amendment, addition or repeal by the Washington Legislature of any section of any of the adopted statutes shall be deemed to amend this chapter and the statutes contained in this chapter which are adopted by reference in conformity with the amendment, addition or repeal, and it shall not be necessary for the legislative authority of the city to take any action with respect to such addition, amendment or repeal as provided by RCW 35A.12.140. (Ord. 2006-4 § 1, 2006).