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

Fine Jail Treatment
Arizona sale, transfer, or offer to sell to minor vapor releasing substance containing toxic substance

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California sale, distribution, dispensation, possession to minor toluene, materials containing toluene, nitrous oxide

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Colorado inhaling certain compounds for intoxication general prohibition of inhalable compounds
Connecticut sale, distribution to minor nitrous oxide, including “whippet kits”

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Georgia general inhalants; also prosecutes inhalants under DUI law general prohibition of inhalable compounds

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Florida inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds
Hawaii knowingly selling tolulol or inhalable compounds to minors liquid/chemical containing toluol, inhalable substances
Idaho possession by minors or use of inhalant for intoxification aerosol spray, other inhalant

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Illinois knowingly sell, offer or deliver to minor liquid/chemical containing toluol, inhalable substances
Iowa sale, distribution or use for the purpose of intoxification nitrous oxide

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Kentucky inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds
Louisiana prohibits sale or transfer of possession to minor model glue, inhalable toluene substances

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New Mexico sale to minors; inhaling or possessing for intoxification model glue, aerosol spray, & chemicals for intoxication

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Maine inhaling toxic vapors for effect; sale or distribution for purpose of intoxification to minor general prohibition of inhalable compounds

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

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

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Michigan inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds
Minnesota sale to minors; use and possession for intoxification; businesses must post signs stating it is illegal to sell butane/butane lighters to minors general inhalable compounds, butane/butane lighters
Mississippi inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds
Nebraska nhaling certain compounds for intoxification; retailers must maintain registry of sale general inhalable compounds
New Hampshire inhaling certain compounds for intoxification toxic vapors, not including anesthesia

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New Jersey sell or offer to sell to minors product containing chlorofluorocarbon that is used in refrigerant
Nevada sale or offer to give to minors aerosol paint, glue, cement containing toluene

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North Carolina inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds
North Dakota inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds
Ohio inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds
Oklahoma inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds
Oregon inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds
Pennsylvania inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds; butane/canisters
Rhode Island inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds
South Carolina inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds
South Dakota inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds
Tennessee inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds
Texas possess, sell or buy; businesses required to post warning signage & pay license fees designated for prevention fund abusable volatile chemicals

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Utah inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds
Vermont inhaling fumes for effect certain hazardous inhalants, glues

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Virginia inhaling certain compounds for intoxification general prohibition of inhalable compounds

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