Article 4. Miscellaneous Offenses and Provisions - California Health and Safety Code Section 11364

11364.  (a) It is unlawful to possess an opium pipe or any device,
contrivance, instrument, or paraphernalia used for unlawfully
injecting or smoking (1) a controlled substance specified in
subdivision (b), (c), or (e) or paragraph (1) of subdivision (f) of
Section 11054, specified in paragraph (14), (15), or (20) of
subdivision (d) of Section 11054, specified in subdivision (b) or (c)
of Section 11055, or specified in paragraph (2) of subdivision (d)
of Section 11055, or (2) a controlled substance that is a narcotic
drug classified in Schedule III, IV, or V.
   (b) This section shall not apply to hypodermic needles or syringes
that have been containerized for safe disposal in a container that
meets state and federal standards for disposal of sharps waste.
   (c) Until January 1, 2021, as a public health measure intended to
prevent the transmission of HIV, viral hepatitis, and other
bloodborne diseases among persons who use syringes and hypodermic
needles, and to prevent subsequent infection of sexual partners,
newborn children, or other persons, this section shall not apply to
the possession solely for personal use of hypodermic needles or
syringes if acquired from a physician, pharmacist, hypodermic needle
and syringe exchange program, or any other source that is authorized
by law to provide sterile syringes or hypodermic needles without a

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