5-1-3: DRUGS:
   A.   Possession, Distribution, Etc., Restricted: No person shall possess, sell, distribute, administer, dispense or prescribe any cocaine or opium or any of their derivatives (hereinafter called "drugs") except as provided in subsection B of this section.
   B.   Compliance With Federal Law: Any manufacturer, wholesaler, apothecary, physician, dentist, veterinarian, public or private hospital, sanitarium or institution maintained or conducted in whole or in part for the treatment of disability or disease or inebriety or drug addiction, may purchase, receive, possess, sell, distribute, prescribe, administer, or dispense such drugs provided he shall have complied with all the provisions and requirements of the act of congress of December 17, 1914, known as the Harrison narcotic law, as the same exists and may be amended.
   C.   Possession Of Injection Implements: No person, except dealers in surgical instruments, apothecaries, physicians, dentists, veterinarians, nurses, attendants and interns of hospitals, sanitariums or any other institutions in which persons are treated for disability or disease shall at any time have or possess any hypodermic syringe or needle or any instrument or implement adapted for the use of cocaine or narcotic drugs by subcutaneous injection and which is possessed for that purpose unless such possession be authorized by the certificate of a physician issued within a period of one year to any time of possession.
   D.   Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia: No person shall use, possess or have under his control for use any stem, bowl, lamp, yen hock, marijuana, hashish, cannabis, or other opium smoking paraphernalia or accessories used for the smoking or inhalation of opium.
   E.   Exceptions: The provisions of subsections A through D of this section shall not apply to common carriers or warehousemen or their employees engaged in the lawful distribution or storage of the drugs and materials mentioned in such subsections, or to public officers or employees while engaged in the performance of their official duties, or to the temporary incidental possession thereof by employees or agents of persons lawfully entitled to such possession.
   F.   Menace To Public Welfare: Any possession, sale, distribution, prescription, administration, dispensation or use of such drugs, injection or use of such drugs, injection implements, or opium smoking paraphernalia contrary to the provisions of this section is hereby declared to be dangerous to the public health and a menace to the public welfare.
   G.   Fraudulent Receipt Of Drugs: No person shall fraudulently obtain any such drugs by any receipt, misrepresentation, subterfuge or concealment of material fact or the use of a false name or address in order to obtain treatment in the course of which such drugs may be prescribed. (Ord. 26, 11-21-1973; amd. 2002 Code)