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325E.04 FREE SAMPLES; DISTRIBUTION.

Subdivision 1.Restrictions.

It shall be unlawful to cause to be delivered indiscriminately door to door to residences, other than through the United States mail, any advertising, sample of merchandise, or promotional material which is contained in a plastic film outer bag any dimension of which exceeds seven inches and which contains less than one hole, one-half inch in diameter, for each 25 square inch area, or any samples of drugs, medicines, razor blades, or aerosol cans regardless of how packaged. This subdivision shall not apply to plastic bags with an average thickness of more than .0015 of an inch.

Subd. 2.Criminal penalty.

Any person who is found to have violated this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.