Leaders in Lee County say it is dangerous and they want a law on their local books to try to prevent it.
The ordinance lists 30 substances from hair spray to canned whipped cream which cannot be inhaled.
The district attorney, sheriff, and local magistrate judge brought the issue up because he says because there's no law in Georgia that calls for a punishment and it's becoming a problem in Lee County.
Commissioners tentatively voted Tuesday night to approve the ordinance.
It is illegal to sniff glue in Georgia, so the new substances will be amended.
Lee County Sheriff Reggie Rachals told the commission he supports this measure because he's seen cases where it's going on inside stores.
"It's going on in local stores like Walmart and Fred's where they're taking the canisters of whatever they may be wanting to huff, emptying the can out in the store, then placing it back up on the shelf. So it has become a problem," said Rachals.
Huffing has become a deadly trend. Experts say it's most popular among kids age 12 to 17. It can cause hallucinations, delusions, and even sudden cardiac death.
Those caught violating the ordinance in Lee County would be subject to 60 days in jail and a $1,000 fine.
Commissioners must take a final vote at their next meeting to make the ordinance law.
Below is a list of the band substances:
1 Automobile transmission fluids
2 Automobile transmission sletoapk fluids
3 Automobile brake fluids
4 Similar automobile fluids
5 Model glue for assembling model planes, model cars etc as that term is defined in
6 Rubber cement
7 PVC cement
8 Nail polish remover
9 Correction fluid
10 Toxic marking pens
11 Pure toluene
12 Lighter fluid
14 Carburetor cleaner
16 Air conditioning coolant Freon
17 Fire extinguisher
18 Spray paint aerosols
19 Hairspray aerosols
20 Air freshener aerosols
21 Deodorant aerosols
22 Fabric protector aerosols
23 Computer electronics cleaner aerosols
24 Dry cleaning fluid
25 Spot removers
27 Cooking spray
28 Whipped cream
29 Nitrous Oxide
34 Chloroform or
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