(a) This section shall apply to the following:
(1) Any chemical or drug.
(2) Any laboratory apparatus or device.
(b) Any retailer or wholesaler who sells any item in paragraph (1) or (2) of subdivision (a) with knowledge or the intent that it will be used to unlawfully manufacture, compound, convert, process, or prepare a controlled substance for unlawful sale or distribution, shall be punished by imprisonment in a county jail for not more than one year, or in the state prison, or by a fine not exceeding twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000), or by both that imprisonment and fine. Any fine collected pursuant to this section shall be distributed as specified in Section 1463.10 of the Penal Code.
(Amended by Stats. 1994, Ch. 979, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 1995.)
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