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4573.9.  (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any person,
other than a person held in custody, who sells, furnishes,
administers, or gives away, or offers to sell, furnish, administer,
or give away to any person held in custody in any state prison or
other institution under the jurisdiction of the Department of
Corrections, or in any prison camp, prison farm, or any other place
where prisoners or inmates of these institutions are located under
the custody of prison institution officials, officers, or employees,
or in any county, city and county, or city jail, road camp, farm, or
any other institution or place 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 institution or place, any controlled substance, the
possession of which is prohibited by Division 10 (commencing with
Section 11000) of the Health and Safety Code, if the recipient is not
authorized to 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, four, or six 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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