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(a) Prohibition of Public Possession. It shall be unlawful for any person, including a minor, to have in his or her visible possession in public areas a replica or facsimile hypodermic needle or syringe, the sale of which is prohibited by Section 4104 of the Police Code.
(b) Definitions. "Visible possession" shall mean that the replica or facsimile hypodermic needle or syringe is within the possession of a person, and that the replica or facsimile hypodermic needle or syringe is visible to other persons.
"Public areas" shall mean areas which are owned, leased or controlled by a public entity and which are generally open to the general public, and areas privately owned, leased or controlled which are generally open to the public, including public buildings, public parks, public streets, sidewalks and roadways, public educational facilities, public malls and thoroughfares.
(Added by Ord. 136-93, App. 5/17/93)