(b) Open lights, smoking, and smokers' articles, including matches, are prohibited in all mines. No person shall at any time enter mines with or carry therein any matches, pipes, cigars, cigarettes, or any device for making lights or fire not authorized or approved. The operator shall at frequent intervals search, or cause to be searched, any person, including his clothing and material belongings, entering or about to enter the mine, or inside the mine, to prevent such person from taking or carrying therein any of the above-mentioned articles.
(c) No person shall at any time carry into any mine any intoxicants or enter any mine while under the influence of intoxicants.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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