2012 Missouri Revised Statutes
Chapter 195 Drug Regulations
Section 195.420 Creation of controlled substance, penalty--evidence.

MO Rev Stat § 195.420 (2012) What's This?

Creation of controlled substance, penalty--evidence.

195.420. 1. It is unlawful for any person to possess chemicals listed in subsection 2 of section 195.400, or reagents, or solvents, or any other chemicals proven to be precursor ingredients of methamphetamine or amphetamine, as established by expert testimony pursuant to subsection 3 of this section, with the intent to manufacture, compound, convert, produce, process, prepare, test, or otherwise alter that chemical to create a controlled substance or a controlled substance analogue in violation of sections 195.005 to 195.425.

2. A person who violates this section is guilty of a class C felony.

3. The state may present expert testimony to provide a prima facie case that any chemical, whether or not listed in subsection 2 of section 195.400, is an immediate precursor ingredient for producing methamphetamine or amphetamine.

(L. 1989 S.B. 215 & 58, A.L. 1998 H.B. 1147, et al.)

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