2017 Mississippi Code
Title 47 - Prisons and Prisoners; Probation and Parole
Chapter 5 - Correctional System
Alcoholic Beverages, Controlled Substances, Narcotic Drugs, Weapons, and Other Contraband
§ 47-5-191. Definitions

Universal Citation: MS Code § 47-5-191 (2017)

As used in Sections 47-5-191 through 47-5-195, "alcoholic beverage" shall have the meaning defined in Section 67-1-5 of the Local Option Alcoholic Beverage Control Law of the State of Mississippi; "controlled substance" means any substance defined as a controlled substance by the Uniform Controlled Substances Law of the State of Mississippi; "narcotic drug" means any substance defined as a narcotic drug by Section 41-29-105; "weapon or deadly weapon" shall mean any weapon or firearm mentioned in Section 97-37-1, and any rifle or shotgun regardless of barrel length; and "contraband" means coin or currency, money orders, traveler's checks, promissory notes, credit cards, personal checks or other negotiable instruments, knives, sharpened instruments, tools, explosives, ammunition and drug paraphernalia as defined in Section 41-29-105(v).

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