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4573.6.  (a) Any person who knowingly has in his or her possession
in any state prison, prison road camp, prison forestry camp, or other
prison camp or prison farm or any place where prisoners of the state
are located under the custody of prison officials, officers, or
employees, or in any county, city and county, or city jail, road
camp, farm, or any place or institution, where prisoners or inmates
are being held under the custody of any sheriff, chief of police,
peace officer, probation officer, or employees, or within the grounds
belonging to any jail, road camp, farm, place or institution, any
controlled substances, the possession of which is prohibited by
Division 10 (commencing with Section 11000) of the Health and Safety
Code, any device, contrivance, instrument, or paraphernalia intended
to be used for unlawfully injecting or consuming controlled
substances, without being authorized to so possess the same by the
rules of the Department of Corrections, rules of the prison or jail,
institution, camp, farm or place, or by the specific authorization of
the warden, superintendent, jailer, or other person in charge of the
prison, jail, institution, camp, farm or place, is guilty of a
felony punishable by imprisonment pursuant to subdivision (h) of
Section 1170 for two, three, or four years.
   (b) The prohibitions and sanctions addressed in this section shall
be clearly and prominently posted outside of, and at the entrance
to, the grounds of all detention facilities under the jurisdiction
of, or operated by, the state or any city, county, or city and
county.
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