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243.555 Smoking by inmates prohibited.

No inmate in a state correctional facility may possess or use tobacco or a tobacco-related device. For the purposes of this section, "tobacco" and "tobacco-related device" have the meanings given in section 609.685, subdivision 1. This section does not prohibit the possession or use of tobacco or a tobacco-related device by an adult as a part of a traditional Indian spiritual or cultural ceremony. For purposes of this section, an Indian is a person who is a member of an Indian tribe as defined in section 260.755, subdivision 12.

HIST: 1996 c 408 art 8 s 5; 1999 c 139 art 4 s 2

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