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(A) Subject to division (D)(2) of this section, no person shall knowingly use, or possess with purpose to use, drug paraphernalia.
(B) No person shall knowingly sell, or possess or manufacture with purpose to sell, drug paraphernalia, if the person knows or reasonably should know that the equipment, product, or material will be used as drug paraphernalia.
(C) No person shall place an advertisement in any newspaper, magazine, handbill, or other publication that is published and printed and circulates primarily within the city, if the person knows that the purpose of the advertisement is to promote the illegal sale in the city of the equipment, product, or material that the offender designed or intended for use as drug paraphernalia.
(R.C. § 2925.14(C))
(D) (1) This section does not apply to manufacturers, practitioners, pharmacists, owners of pharmacies, and other persons whose conduct is in accordance with R.C. Chapters 3719, 4715, 4723, 4729, 4730, 4731, and 4741. This section shall not be construed to prohibit the possession or use of a hypodermic as authorized by R.C. § 3719.172.
(2) Division (A) of this section does not apply to a person’s use, or possession with purpose to use, any drug paraphernalia that is equipment, a product, or material of any kind that is used by the person, intended by the person for use, or designed for use in storing, containing, concealing, injecting, ingesting, inhaling, or otherwise introducing into the human body marihuana.
(R.C. § 2925.14(D)) (Ord. 7055, passed 4-11-95) Penalty, see § 727.99
Exception for lawful possession or use of hypodermic, see R.C. § 2925.14(D)