North Carolina General Statutes § 106-461 Nested, shingled or overhung tobacco

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to sell or offer to sale, upon any leaf tobacco warehouse floor, any pile or piles of tobacco, which are nested, or shingled, or overhung, or either as hereinafter defined:

(1)        Nesting tobacco: That is, so arranging tobacco in the pile offered for sale that it is impossible for the buyer thereof to pull leaves from the bottom of such pile for the purpose of inspection;

(2)        Shingling tobacco: That is, so arranging a pile of tobacco that a better quality of tobacco appears upon the outside and tobacco of inferior quality appears on the inside of such pile; and

(3)        Overhanging tobacco: This is, so arranging a pile of tobacco  that there are alternate bundles of good and sorry tobacco. (1933, c. 467, s. 1.)

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