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Inhalant Laws By State, Which States Give Jail Time and Fines for Inhalant Abuse

Here are various inhalant laws by state
* indicates state which provides a fine, jail time or treatment option for violation of inhalant laws

State

Law Prohibits

Substances Prohibited

FineJailTreatment
Arizonasale, transfer, or offer to sell to minorvapor releasing substance containing toxic substance

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Californiasale, distribution, dispensation, possession to minortoluene, materials containing toluene, nitrous oxide

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Coloradoinhaling certain compounds for intoxicationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
Connecticutsale, distribution to minornitrous oxide, including “whippet kits”

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Georgiageneral inhalants; also prosecutes inhalants under DUI lawgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds

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Floridainhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
Hawaiiknowingly selling tolulol or inhalable compounds to minorsliquid/chemical containing toluol, inhalable substances
Idahopossession by minors or use of inhalant for intoxificationaerosol spray, other inhalant

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Illinoisknowingly sell, offer or deliver to minorliquid/chemical containing toluol, inhalable substances
Iowasale, distribution or use for the purpose of intoxificationnitrous oxide

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Kentuckyinhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
Louisianaprohibits sale or transfer of possession to minormodel glue, inhalable toluene substances

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New Mexicosale to minors; inhaling or possessing for intoxificationmodel glue, aerosol spray, & chemicals for intoxication

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Maineinhaling toxic vapors for effect; sale or distribution for purpose of intoxification to minorgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds

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Marylanddistribution, instruction to minor; sale or distribution to minordrugs/noxious substances, including butyl nitrite & butane

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Massachusettsretailers must require ID for sale and maintain register of minors which is available for police inspection; inhalants are required to have noxious deterrents against intoxificationglue or cement

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Michiganinhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
Minnesotasale to minors; use and possession for intoxification; businesses must post signs stating it is illegal to sell butane/butane lighters to minorsgeneral inhalable compounds, butane/butane lighters
Mississippiinhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
Nebraskanhaling certain compounds for intoxification; retailers must maintain registry of salegeneral inhalable compounds
New Hampshireinhaling certain compounds for intoxificationtoxic vapors, not including anesthesia

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New Jerseysell or offer to sell to minorsproduct containing chlorofluorocarbon that is used in refrigerant
Nevadasale or offer to give to minorsaerosol paint, glue, cement containing toluene

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North Carolinainhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
North Dakotainhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
Ohioinhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
Oklahomainhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
Oregoninhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
Pennsylvaniainhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds; butane/canisters
Rhode Islandinhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
South Carolinainhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
South Dakotainhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
Tennesseeinhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
Texaspossess, sell or buy; businesses required to post warning signage & pay license fees designated for prevention fundabusable volatile chemicals

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Utahinhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
Vermontinhaling fumes for effectcertain hazardous inhalants, glues

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Virginiainhaling certain compounds for intoxificationgeneral prohibition of inhalable compounds
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