38-24B-3. Pests as public nuisances--Permitting existence of pests prohibited--Distributing infested plant products prohibited--Violation as misdemeanor. A pest is declared to be a public nuisance. No person may knowingly permit pests to exist in or on his premises. No person may sell, offer for sale, or distribute any nursery stock, decorative plants, annual plants, sod, or related plant products infested with a pest. A violation of this section is a Class 1 misdemeanor.