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642.12 INMATES; LIQUOR AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES; PROHIBITION.

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.