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Title 10 : Conservation and Development


(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 1524)
  • § 1524. Labeling

    (a) Every beverage container sold or offered for sale at retail in this State shall clearly indicate by embossing or imprinting on the normal product label, or in the case of a metal beverage container on the top of the container, the word "Vermont" or the letters "VT" and the refund value of the container in not less than one-eighth inch type size or such other alternate indications as may be approved by the Secretary. This subsection does not prohibit including names or abbreviations of other states with deposit legislation comparable to this chapter.

    (b) The Commissioner of Liquor and Lottery may allow, in the case of liquor bottles, a conspicuous, adhesive sticker to be attached to indicate the deposit information required in subsection (a) of this section, provided that the size, placement, and adhesive qualities of the sticker are as approved by the Commissioner. The stickers shall be affixed to the bottles by the manufacturer, except that liquor that is sold in the State in quantities less than 100 cases per year may have stickers affixed by personnel employed by the Division of Liquor Control.

    (c) This section shall not apply to permanently labeled beverage containers.

    (d) [Repealed.]  (Added 1971, No. 252 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1975, No. 105, § 5, eff. Sept. 1, 1975; 1979, No. 132 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 1983, No. 171 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 1989, No. 175 (Adj. Sess.), §§ 1-3; 1989, No. 286 (Adj. Sess.), § 6; 1991, No. 97, eff. June 27, 1991; 2005, No. 128 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; 2019, No. 73, § 21.)