Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 195
Drug Regulations
Section 195.212

August 28, 2013


Unlawful distribution to a minor, penalty.

195.212. 1. A person commits the offense of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance to a minor if he violates section 195.211 by distributing or delivering any controlled substance to a person under seventeen years of age who is at least two years that person's junior.

2. Unlawful distribution of a controlled substance to a minor is a class B felony.

3. It is not a defense to a violation of this section that the defendant did not know the age of the person to whom he was distributing or delivering.

(L. 1989 S.B. 215 & 58)


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