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Title XII PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

Chapter 196

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  196.025.  Punishment for violations, exceptions. — 1.  Any person who violates any of the provisions of section 196.015 shall, on conviction, be adjudged guilty of a misdemeanor, and punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars, or imprisonment for not more than one year or by both such fine and imprisonment.

  2.  No person shall be subject to the penalties of subsection 1 of this section for having violated section 196.015(1) or 196.015(3), if he establishes a guaranty or undertaking signed by the person from whom he purchased the food, drug, device, or cosmetic; if a resident of this state, that the food, drug, device, or cosmetic is not adulterated or misbranded within the meaning of sections 196.010 to 196.120, designating it, or, if a nonresident of this state residing in the United States, or a resident of this state engaged in interstate commerce with reference to the product involved, that the food, drug, device, or cosmetic is not adulterated or misbranded within the meaning of an act of congress entitled "An act to prohibit the movement in interstate commerce of adulterated and misbranded food, drugs, devices, and cosmetics, and for other purposes" approved June 25, 1938, and the supplements and amendments thereto.

  3.  No publisher, radio broadcast licensee, or agency or medium for the dissemination of an advertisement, except the manufacturer, packer, distributor, or seller of the article to which a false advertisement relates shall be liable under this section by reason of the dissemination by him of such false advertisement, unless he has refused, on the request of the department of health and senior services to furnish the said department the name and post-office address of the manufacturer, packer, distributor, seller, or advertising agency, residing in the state of Missouri, or in the United States, who caused him to disseminate such advertisement.

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(L. 1943 p. 559 § 9860)


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