TITLE 21
Food And Drugs

CHAPTER 21-23
Nonalcoholic Bottled Beverages, Drinks and Juices

SECTION 21-23-1


§ 21-23-1 Bottlers' permits required for manufacture or sale.

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to manufacture or bottle for sale or to sell or offer for sale any carbonated or nonalcoholic beverage, soda water, fruit juice, syrup, bottled drinking water either plain or carbonated, or any other so-called soft drink, without a permit from the department of health. No carbonated or nonalcoholic beverage, soda water, fruit juice, syrup, bottled drinking water either plain or carbonated, or any other so-called soft drink, which has been manufactured outside of this state shall be sold or offered for sale within this state unless the person, firm, or corporation manufacturing or bottling it for sale shall hold a permit to do so from the department of health. The permit shall be known as a "bottlers' permit" and the person, firm, or corporation receiving the permit shall be known as the "bottler".

History of Section.
(G.L. 1909, ch. 183, § 15; P.L. 1919, ch. 1781, § 1; P.L. 1921, ch. 2073, § 1; G.L. 1923, ch. 168, § 15; P.L. 1927, ch. 1059, § 1; P.L. 1928, ch. 1190, § 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 269, § 15; impl. am. P.L. 1939, ch. 660, § 180; G.L. 1956, § 21-23-1; P.L. 1979, ch. 384, § 1; P.L. 1988, ch. 581, § 1.)