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325E.42 DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES; GAMBLING ADVERTISING AND MARKETING CLAIMS.

Subdivision 1.Regulation.

All advertising or marketing materials relating to the conduct of any form of legal gambling in Minnesota, including informational or promotional materials, must:

(1) be sufficiently clear to prevent deception; and

(2) not overstate expressly, or by implication, the attributes or benefits of participating in legal gambling.

Subd. 2.Attorney general's actions.

The attorney general may bring an action against any person violating this section in accordance with section 8.31, except that no private action is permitted to redress or correct a violation of this section.

Subd. 3.Advertising media excluded.

This section applies to actions of the owner, publisher, agent, or employee of newspapers, magazines, other printed matter, or radio or television stations or other advertising media used for the publication or dissemination of an advertisement or marketing materials, only if the owner, publisher, agent, or employee has been personally served with a certified copy of a court order or consent judgment or agreement prohibiting the publication of particular gambling advertising or marketing materials and thereafter publishes such materials.