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Tama County wants to ban huffing

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TOLEDO (KWWL) -- Tama county is moving ahead with an ordinance to ban "huffing" -- that's when a person inhales something like paint thinner to get high.

Sheriff Dennis Kucera is pushing for the ban. He says it's not a major problem in Tama county, but he wants to stop it before it gets worse.

Currently deputies take the person to a hospital for treatment, but under the proposed ban, deputies could arrest a person suspected of huffing.

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