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Arkansas Code Title 5. Criminal Offenses § 5-64-1201. Possession

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(a) It is unlawful for any person to possess a substance listed in subsection (b) of this section:

(1) With the intent to breathe, inhale, ingest, or use the substance for the purpose of:

(A) Causing a condition of intoxication, elation, euphoria, dizziness, stupefaction, or dulling of the senses;  or

(B) In any manner changing, distorting, or disturbing his or her audio, visual, or mental processes;  or

(2) Who purposely is under the influence of the substance.

(b) This subchapter applies to the following substances:

(1) Nitrous oxide, commonly known as “laughing gas”;

(2) Any compound, liquid, or chemical that contains nitrous oxide;  or

(3) Any amyl nitrite, commonly known as “poppers” or “snappers”.

(c) Upon conviction, a person who violates this section is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.

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