Biennial Report of the Attorney General of the State of Wisconsin for the Biennial Period Ending June 30, - Volume 3

Biennial Report of the Attorney General of the State of Wisconsin for the Biennial Period Ending June 30, - Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...any substitute therefor, (-'1' any paper made or prepared for the purpose of making cigarettes or any substitue therefor, or fc-"r the purpose of being filled with tobacco for smoking; or who shall own, keep or be in anyway concerned, engaged or employed in, owning or keeping any such cigarettes, cigarette paper, cigarette wrappers, or substitute therefor; or who shall authorize or permit the same to be done with the intent to violate any provision of this section." You do not so state in your letter, but t-his department is informed that you arc engaged in business as wholesalers and jobbers and are engaged in interstate commerce, buying and selling and shipping and receiving stock, tobacco among other goods, both within and without the state. Taking such to be the facts I will reply unofiicially as follows: It is obvious that the act above mentioned is a police regulation designed to protect the public from the sale and use of an article deemed delerious to the health of individuals. 'The legislature has authorized under the police powers of the state to legislate on all subjects and make limitations or even prohibit the sale of articles deemed injurious to the lives, ' limbs, health or safety of society and may exercise this authority in many ways. Baker vs State, 54 Wis. 372. State ex rel. Larkin vs Ryan, 70 Wis. 681. State vs Heineman, 80 Wis. 253. Speaking of the sale of intoxicating liquors the Supreme Court of the United States said in the ease of Bowman vs Chicago & Northwestern Ry. Co. 125 U. S-. 493. "For the purpose of protecting its people against the evils of intemperance it, (the state) has the right to prohibit the manufacture within its limits of intoxicating liquors; it may also prohibit all...
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  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236854748
  • 9781236854742