Commercial Law – General Regulatory Provisions

CHAPTER 6-13.3
Environmental Marketing Act

SECTION 6-13.3-1

§ 6-13.3-1. Declaration of policy.

(1) It is the public policy of the state that environmental marketing claims, whether explicit or implied, must be substantiated by competent and reliable evidence so as not to deceive or mislead consumers about the environmental impact of products and packages.

(2) Accurate and useful information about the environmental impact of products and packages must be made available to consumers. The uniform standards for environmental marketing claims, as contained in the Federal Trade Commission guidelines for environmental marketing claims are hereby adopted by the state of Rhode Island.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 326, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 528, § 12.)