(A)Definitions. The following terms shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates that a different meaning is intended:
Synthetic Cocaine, “Bath Salts” or Substances Containing Cocaine includes but not limited to the names, MDPK, Magic, Super Coke, PV, Ivory Wave, Ocean, Cloud Nine, Charge Plus, White lightning, Scarface, Hurricane, Charlie Red Dove and White Dove. It is an herbal and chemical product which mimics the effects of Cocaine, including but not limited to Methylenedioxypyrovalerone, (a psychoactive drug), or cathinone derivatives.
Deliver or Delivery. Actual, constructive or attempted transfer of possession of synthetic cocaine or substance containing cocaine, with or without consideration, whether or not there is an agency relationship.
Knowledge. Knows, acts knowingly or with knowledge:
the nature or attendant circumstances of his/her conduct described by the section defining the offense, when he/she is consciously aware that his/her conduct is of such nature or that such circumstances exist, Knowledge of a material fact includes awareness of the substantial probability that such fact exists.
the result of his/her conduct, described by the section defining the offense, when he/she is consciously aware that such result is likely to be caused by his/her conduct.
knowledge may be inferred from the surrounding circumstances.
“Bath salts” a substance that contains methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV) or contains a norepinephrine-dopamine reuptake inhibitor (NDRI).
Manufacture. The production, preparation, propagation, compounding, conversion or processing of synthetic cocaine or a substance containing cocaine, either directly or indirectly, by extraction from substances of natural origin, or independently by means of chemical synthesis, and includes any packaging or repackaging of synthetic cocaine or a substance containing cocaine or labeling of its container, except that this term does not include the preparation, compounding, packaging or labeling of synthetic cocaine as an incident to lawful research, teaching or chemical analysis and not for sale.
Person. Any individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other entity.
Possession. Possession may be either actual or constructive.
actual possession means exercising physical dominion.
constructive possession may be inferred if the defendant has intent and capacity to maintain control and dominion over the cocaine or substance containing cocaine or drug paraphernalia.
(B) Possession of Synthetic Cocaine or Substance Containing Cocaine or “Bath Salts” Prohibited.
Violation. No person shall possess any substance containing synthetic cocaine or a substance containing cocaine.
Penalty. Any person who pleads guilty or is found guilty by a court of law shall be punished by a minimum fine of not less than Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250.00) and no more than Seven Hundred Fifty Dollars ($750.00).
Administrative Fee. In addition, any person who violates any provision of this Section and is convicted, pleads guilty, receives court supervision or probation by a court of law shall be ordered to pay an administrative fee of One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) to be paid to the law enforcement agency for testing of the substance(s) collected.
Forfeiture. Any items which may be seized or forfeited pursuant to 720 ILCS 550/12, may be forfeited in the same manner as described therein for a violation of this Section.
Exception. Any person who manufactures, distributes, dispenses, or is in possession of any controlled substance or synthetic cocaine for research purposes shall be exempt from the provisions of this Section.