39-18-32False or misleading advertising prohibited--Restrictions on liability of advertising media.

No person shall disseminate any advertisement which is false or misleading in any respect, but no person or medium for the dissemination of any advertisement, except the manufacturer, packer, distributor, or seller of the article to which a false advertisement relates, is subject to the penalties for violations of this chapter, by reason of the dissemination by him of such false advertisement, unless he refused, on the request of the secretary of agriculture and natural resources to furnish the name and address of the manufacturer, packer, distributor, seller, or advertising agency which caused him to disseminate such advertisement.

Source: SL 1966, ch 8, § 10 (d); SL 2021, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 21-3), § 51, eff. Apr. 19, 2021.