22-42-15 Ingesting substance, except alcoholic beverages, for the purpose of becoming intoxicated a...
Ingesting substance, except alcoholic beverages, for the purpose of becoming
intoxicated as misdemeanor--Venue for violation.
Any person who intentionally ingests, inhales, or
otherwise takes into the body any substance, except alcoholic beverages as defined in § 35-1-1, for
purposes of becoming intoxicated, unless such substance is prescribed by a practitioner of the
medical arts lawfully practicing within the scope of the practitioner's practice, is guilty of a Class 1
misdemeanor. The venue for a violation of this section exists in either the jurisdiction in which the
substance was ingested, inhaled, or otherwise taken into the body or the jurisdiction in which the
substance was detected in the body of the accused.
Source: SL 1981, ch 182, § 1; SL 1982, ch 180; SL 2001, ch 117, § 1.