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False labels and misrepresentations
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 26
§ 392-b. False labels and misrepresentations. A person, who with
intent to defraud:

1. Puts upon an article of merchandise, or upon a cask, bottle,
stopper, vessel, case, cover, wrapper, package, band, ticket, label or
other thing, containing or covering such an article, or with which such
an article is intended to be sold, or is sold, any false description or
other indication of or respecting the kind, number, quantity, weight or
measure of such article, or any part thereof, or the place or country
where it was manufactured or produced or the quality or grade of any
such article, if the quality or grade thereof is required by law to be
marked, branded or otherwise indicated on or with such article; or

2. Sells or offers for sale an article, which to his knowledge is
falsely described or indicated upon any such package, or vessel
containing the same, or label thereupon, in any of the particulars
specified; or

3. Sells or exposes for sale any goods in bulk to which no name or
trademark shall be attached, and orally or otherwise represents that
such goods are the manufacture or production of some other than the
actual manufacturer or producer, in a case where the punishment for such
offense is not specially provided for otherwise by statute, is guilty of
a misdemeanor.