VALHALLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The Westchester County Jail is cracking down on visitors after 13 inmates got sick last month from synthetic marijuana that was smuggled in.

Beginning Sept. 14, county leaders said the number of visitors who can see an inmate will be lowered from four to two.

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The amount of contact between inmates and visitors will also be limited to a brief hug and kiss at the beginning and end of visits, CBS2 reported.

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“Some people will say is this really necessary? The answer to this is absolutely yes,” said County Executive Rob Astorino. “You know the overdoses that happened in July, some were life threatening and it unfortunately reflects a growing trend of arrests that we’ve made at the jail in connection with visitors attempting to smuggle drugs and other contraband in.”

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The wife of an inmate has been charged with smuggling the synthetic pot into the jail.