Texas Health and Safety Code

Sec. § 485.031
Possession and Use


A person commits an offense if the person inhales, ingests, applies, uses, or possesses an abusable volatile chemical with intent to inhale, ingest, apply, or use the chemical in a manner:


contrary to directions for use, cautions, or warnings appearing on a label of a container of the chemical; and


designed to:


affect the person’s central nervous system;


create or induce a condition of intoxication, hallucination, or elation; or


change, distort, or disturb the person’s eyesight, thinking process, balance, or coordination.


An offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor.
Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 1463, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.

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