§ 2708.  Use of tear or noxious gas in labor disputes.

(a)  Offense defined.--A person other than a duly constituted officer of the law is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree if he uses or directs the use of tear or noxious gas against any person involved in a labor dispute.

(b)  Definition.--As used in this section, the term "tear or noxious gas" means any liquid or gaseous substance that, when dispersed in the atmosphere, blinds the eyes with tears or irritates or injures other organs and tissues of the human body or causes nausea, including, but not limited to, red pepper spray.


(Nov. 6, 2002, P.L.1096, No.132, eff. 60 days)


Cross References.  Section 2708 is referred to in section 2702 of this title.