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Session Laws, 1916
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587. If either inspector neglects to discharge his duties as
prescribed in this sub-division of this Article, he shall forfeit
his bond and shall be removed from office by the State Board,
of Labor and Statistics.

588. The State Board of Labor and Statistics with the ap-
proval of the Governor, shall fill all vacancies that may occur
as soon as possible.

SEC. 2. And be it further enacted, That this Act shall take
effect from and after the first day of June, in the year one
thousand nine hundred and sixteen.

Approved April 18th, 1916.


AN ACT regulating the sale of chicory mixed with coffee, and
providing a penalty.

SECTION I. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of
Maryland, That it is lawful to sell chicory mixed with coffee
if it conforms to the following conditions:

1. The amount of chicory shall not exceed fifteen per cen-
tum of the mixture of coffee and chicory.

2. The package containing the mixture shall bear the words
in letters of the same style and size, but not less than one-half
(1/2) inch high, "coffee and chicory, " and may contain also the
name and address of the manufacturer and distributor, a non-
descriptive brand-name, and a statement of the net weight of
the package contents, but no other printed matter.

3. The mixture shall contain no cereal in, any form.

4. If sold in the form of a beverage in hotels or restau-
rants, there shall be displayed in a prominent place, in char-
acters easily legible to the patrons, a placard bearing the words,
"The coffee sold here is mixed with, chicory. "

SEC. II. Any person, firm or corporate body who shall vio-
late any of the provisions of this act shall be guilty of a mis-
demeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be sentenced to
pay a fine of not more than one hundred ($100) dollars.

SEC. III. The State Board of Health shall be charged with
the enforcement of the provisions of this Act.


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