Defending NJ 2C:36-6a. Possession of syringe or needle through sterile syringe access program.
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NJ Statute: 2C:36-6a. Possession of syringe, needle, certain circumstances, not an offense.
The possession of a hypodermic syringe or needle by a consumer who participates in, or an employee or volunteer of, a sterile syringe access program established pursuant to sections 3 and 4 of P.L.2006, c.99 (C.26:5C-27 and C.26:5C-28) shall not constitute an offense pursuant to N.J.S.2C:36-1 et seq. This provision shall extend to a hypodermic syringe or needle that contains a residual amount of a controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog.
L.2006, c.99, s.8.
AKA: NJ Criminal Charge 2C:36-6a, Violation 2C:36-6a, Offense 2C:36-6a
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