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Code of Virginia
Title 45.1. Mines and Mining
Chapter 14.3. Requirements Applicable to Underground Coal Mines

§ 45.1-161.178. (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Allowing persons to work in a mine with smoker's articles; penalty.

A. No operator, agent, or mine foreman shall knowingly permit any person in an underground coal mine to smoke, carry or possess any smoker's articles or materials used for igniting smoker's articles.

B. Any person convicted of a violation of this section shall be guilty of a Class 6 felony.

1993, c. 389, § 45.1-98.3; 1994, c. 28.

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