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2011 Florida Statutes

Wrongful stamping, marking, etc.; penalty.
F.S. 817.18
817.18 Wrongful stamping, marking, etc.; penalty.
(1) No person shall knowingly sell or offer for sale, within the state, any manufactured articles which shall have printed, stamped, marked, engraved, or branded upon them, or upon the boxes, packages, or bands containing said manufactured articles, the name of any city in the state, other than that in which such articles were manufactured; provided, that nothing in this section shall prohibit any person from offering for sale any goods, having marked thereon the name of any city in Florida, other than that in which said goods are manufactured, if there be no manufactory of similar goods in the city the name of which is used.
(2) Any person violating the provisions of this or the preceding section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.083.
History.s. 2, ch. 4145, 1893; GS 3328; RGS 5168; CGL 7271; s. 852, ch. 71-136.