642.12 FURNISHING LIQUOR TO INMATES.
No sheriff, jailer, police officer, or other person in charge of any jail or lockup, under any
pretense, shall give, sell, or deliver to any prisoner therein any contraband, as defined in section
641.165, subdivision 1
, unless a reputable physician certifies in writing that the health of such
prisoner or inmate requires it, in which case the prisoner or inmate may be allowed the prescribed
quantity, and no more.
History: (10886) RL s 5493; 1980 c 602 s 14; 1986 c 444; 2005 c 10 art 2 s 4