2010 Tennessee Code
Title 29 - Remedies And Special Proceedings
Chapter 38 - Drug Dealer Liability Act
29-38-105 - Liability for participation in the illegal drug market Exception for law enforcement in official investigations.

29-38-105. Liability for participation in the illegal drug market Exception for law enforcement in official investigations.

(a)  A person who knowingly participates in the illegal drug market within this state is liable for civil damages as provided in this chapter. A person may recover damages under this chapter for injury resulting from an individual's use of an illegal drug.

(b)  A law enforcement officer or agency, the state, or a person acting at the direction of a law enforcement officer or agency or the state, is not liable for participating in the illegal drug market, if the participation is in furtherance of an official investigation.

[Acts 2005, ch. 377, § 5.]  

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