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SECTION 194
False labels
Agriculture & Markets (AGM) CHAPTER 69, ARTICLE 16
§ 194. False labels. 1. No individual, partnership, corporation,
association or firm shall put upon any commodity sold, offered or
exposed for sale or upon any container, package, ticket or label used in
relation to such commodity, or with which such an article is intended to
be sold, any false description or false indication of or respecting the
number, quantity, weight or measure of such commodity or any part
thereof; or sell or offer or expose for sale any commodity which is
falsely described or indicated in any of the manners or in any of the
particulars as specified in this article or rules and regulations
promulgated hereunder. The term "container" shall include any carton,
box, crate, barrel, hamper, keg, drum, jar, jug, crock, bottle, bag,
basket, pail, can, wrapper, parcel or package.

2. Any individual, partnership, corporation, association or firm
violating this section with intent to defraud shall be guilty of a
misdemeanor.

3. Any individual, partnership, corporation, association or firm
violating this section without intent to defraud shall be subject to the
civil penalties as provided in sections thirty-nine and forty of this
chapter.