(A)   It shall be unlawful for any person to sell or deliver, or possess with intent to sell or deliver, or possess with intent to sell or deliver, any equipment of any kind which is used, or intended for use, as a container of cannabis or as an instrument for the use of cannabis as defined in this section.
   (B)   For the purpose of this section, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
      CANNABIS. Marijuana, hashish and other substances which are identified as including any parts of the plant Cannabis Sativa, whether growing or not, the seeds thereof, the resin extracted from any part of the plant, and any compound, manufacturer, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of the plant, its seeds or resin, including tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and all other cannabinol derivatives, including its naturally occurring or synthetically produced ingredients, whether produced directly or indirectly by extraction, or independently by means of chemical synthesis or by a combination of extraction and chemical synthesis, but shall not include the mature stalks of the plant, fiber produced from the stalks, oil or cake made from the seeds of the plant, any other compound, manufacture, salt, derivative, mixture or preparation of the mature stalks, except the resin extracted therefrom, fiber, oil or cake, or the sterilized seed of the plant which is incapable of germination.
      INSTRUMENT FOR THE USE OF CANNABIS. Any equipment or property which is substantially and instrumentally connected with the use of cannabis.
   (C)   The provisions of this section shall not apply to:
      (1)   Any person who has been authorized by the Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities, with the approval of the Department of Law Enforcement, to possess and deliver substances containing cannabis; and
      (2)   Persons registered under federal law to conduct research with cannabis.
(2000 Code, § 136.20) (Ord. 1025, passed 10-1-1979) Penalty, see § 136.99