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SECTION 396-H
Fraudulent sale of poppies, forget-me-nots, daisies, flags and other articles sold for patriotic purposes
General Business (GBS) CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 26
§ 396-h. Fraudulent sale of poppies, forget-me-nots, daisies, flags
and other articles sold for patriotic purposes. Any person, whether a
veteran soldier, sailor, marine or army nurse, or otherwise, who in the
promotion of his own interests, or to derive personal pecuniary benefit,
gain or profit, for himself or for any person, firm or corporation other
than an organization expressly designated and authorized to administer
veteran relief by the provisions of section one hundred sixty-eight of
the social welfare law, sells or offers to sell poppies, forget-me-nots,
daisies, flags or other articles sold for patriotic purposes, while
claiming that such sale or offer to sell is made as agent of, or for the
benefit of such organization authorized to administrate veteran relief,
is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than fifty
dollars or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both such
fine and imprisonment.