Maine Revised Statutes

§1111. Illegal possession of hypodermic apparatuses

1.    A person is guilty of illegal possession of hypodermic apparatuses if the person intentionally or knowingly possesses 11 or more hypodermic apparatuses, unless the conduct that constitutes such possession is:
A. Expressly authorized by Title 22, section 2383-B or Title 32, section 13787-A. [1997, c. 340, §2 (AMD).]
B. [1997, c. 340, §2 (RP).]
[ 1997, c. 340, §2 (AMD) .]
2.    Illegal possession of hypodermic apparatuses is a Class D crime.
[ 1997, c. 340, §2 (AMD) .]
3.    It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under this section that the person possessing the hypodermic apparatuses is enrolled in a hypodermic apparatus exchange program that is certified by the Department of Health and Human Services, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention and is transporting the hypodermic apparatuses to the program.
[ 2007, c. 346, Pt. B, §4 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 499, §1 (NEW). 1975, c. 740, §103 (AMD). 1989, c. 384, §6 (AMD). 1997, c. 340, §2 (AMD). 2007, c. 346, Pt. B, §4 (AMD).