18 U.S. Code § 1734. Editorials and other matter as “advertisements”

Whoever, being an editor or publisher, prints in a publication entered as second class mail, editorial or other reading matter for which he has been paid or promised a valuable consideration, without plainly marking the same “advertisement” shall be fined under this title.

(Added Pub. L. 86–682, § 7, Sept. 2, 1960, 74 Stat. 706; amended Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII, § 330016(1)(G), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2147.)
Amendments

1994—Pub. L. 103–322 substituted “fined under this title” for “fined not more than $500”.

Effective Date

Section effective Sept. 1, 1960, see section 11 of Pub. L. 86–682.