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BULLETSt. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 11.54 Contraceptives

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Chapter 11.54
Contraceptives

Sections:

11.54.010 Prohibited.
11.54.020 Exemptions.
11.54.030 Penalty for violation.

Cases:

Ordinance prohibiting the sale of contraceptives and prophylactics, except by physicians, pharmacists and wholesale druggists or manufacturers, was unconstitutional as a violation of the right to privacy. Postscript Enterprises v. Whaley, 658 F.2d 1249 (1981).

The phrase "sex-inciting device or contrivance" is unconstitutionally vague. Postscript Enterprises v. Whaley, 658 F.2d 1249 (1981).

McQuillin:

24.114 Contraceptives

11.54.010 Prohibited.

It shall be unlawful to sell or offer for sale, or give away, within the City, any contraceptive or sex-inciting device or contrivance or any prophylactic rubber goods or prophylactic membranes or to own or be in charge of any vending machine dispensing any such article or to be in charge of any premises where such vending machine is maintained or where any such device is displayed or is dispensed by any means whatsoever.
(1948 C. Ch. 46 15 (part): 1960 C. 772.010, 772.020.)

11.54.020 Exemptions.

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to duly registered and licensed physicians, duly registered pharmacists, or to wholesale druggists, jobbers or manufacturers who sell to the retail drug trade.
(1948 C. Ch. 46 15 (part): 1960 C. 772.030.)

11.54.030 Penalty for violation.

Any person who shall violate or cause to be violated any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars or by imprisonment in the workhouse for not more than ninety days.
(1948 C. Ch. 46 15 (part).)

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