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HF 57

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 01/10/2011 11:26am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; establishing the crimes of sale or possession of synthetic
cannabinoids; providing for a penalty; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010,
section 152.027, by adding a subdivision.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 152.027, is amended by adding a
subdivision to read:

new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Sale or possession of synthetic cannabinoids. new text end

new text begin (a) A person who
unlawfully sells any amount of a synthetic cannabinoid is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.
new text end

new text begin (b) A person who unlawfully possesses any amount of a synthetic cannabinoid is
guilty of a misdemeanor.
new text end

new text begin (c) For purposes of this subdivision, "synthetic cannabinoid" includes, unless
specifically excepted or unless listed in another schedule, any natural or synthetic material,
compound, mixture, or preparation that contains any quantity of a substance that is a
cannabinoid receptor agonist, including, but not limited to, the following substances and
their analogs, including homologues; isomers, whether optical, positional, or geometric;
esters; ethers; salts; and salts of isomers, esters, and ethers, whenever the existence of the
isomers, esters, ethers, or salts is possible within the specific chemical designation:
new text end

new text begin 1-pentyl-2-methyl-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole (JWH-007),
(2-Methyl-1-propyl-1H-indol-3-yl)-1-naphthalenylmethanone (JWH-015),
1-Pentyl-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole (JWH-018), 1-hexyl-3-(naphthalen-1-oyl)indole
(JWH-019), 1-Butyl-3-(1-naphthoyl)indole (JWH-073),
4-methoxynaphthalen-1-yl-(1-pentylindol-3-yl)methanone (JWH-081),
(JWH-098), (1-(2-morpholin-4-ylethyl)indol-3-yl)-naphthalen-1-ylmethanone
(JWH-200), 7-methoxynaphthalen-1-yl-(1-pentylindol-3-yl)methanone
(JWH-164), 2-(2-chlorophenyl)-1-(1-pentylindol-3-yl)ethanone (JWH-203),
4-ethylnaphthalen-1-yl-(1-pentylindol-3-yl)methanone (JWH-210),
2-(2-methoxyphenyl)-1-(1-pentylindol-3-yl)ethanone (JWH-250),
1-pentyl-3-(4-chloro-1-naphthoyl)indole (JWH-398), (6aR,10aR)-
tetrahydrobenzo[c]chromen-1-ol (HU-210), (dexanabinol, (6aS,10aS)-9-
tetrahydrobenzo[c]chromen-1-ol) (HU-211), (R)-(+)-[2,3-Dihydro-5-methyl-3-
(WIN-55/212-2), 2-[(1R,3S)-3-hydroxycyclohexyl]- 5-(2-methyloctan-2-yl)phenol
(CP47,497), dimethylheptylpyran.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective August 1, 2011, and applies to crimes
committed on or after that date.
new text end