2016 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 6 - Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, or Welfare
Chapter 64 - Controlled Substances
Subchapter 11 - -- Ephedrine and Other Nonprescription Drugs
§ 5-64-1102. Possession with purpose to manufacture -- Unlawful distribution

AR Code ยง 5-64-1102 (2016) What's This?

(a) (1) It is unlawful for a person to possess ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine, or their salts, optical isomers, or salts of optical isomers with a purpose to manufacture methamphetamine.

(2) A person who violates subdivision (a)(1) of this section upon conviction is guilty of a:

(A) Class D felony if the quantity of substances listed in subdivision (a)(1) of this section is capable of producing ten grams (10g) or less of methamphetamine; or

(B) Class B felony if the quantity of substances listed in subdivision (a)(1) of this section is capable of producing more than ten grams (10g) of methamphetamine.

(b) (1) It is unlawful for a person to possess ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine, or their salts, optical isomers, or salts of optical isomers in a quantity capable of producing twenty-eight grams (28g) or more of a Schedule I or Schedule II controlled substance that is a narcotic drug or methamphetamine with a purpose to manufacture methamphetamine.

(2) A person who violates subdivision (b)(1) of this section upon conviction is guilty of a Class B felony.

(c) (1) It is unlawful for a person to sell, transfer, distribute, or dispense any product containing ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or phenylpropanolamine, or their salts, isomers, or salts of isomers if the person:

(A) Knows that the purchaser will use the product as a precursor to manufacture methamphetamine or another controlled substance; or

(B) Sells, transfers, distributes, or dispenses the product with reckless disregard as to how the product will be used.

(2) A person who violates subdivision (c)(1) of this section upon conviction is guilty of a Class D felony.

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