A. A person commits false advertising if, in connection with the promotion of the sale of property or services, such person recklessly causes to be made or makes a false or misleading statement in any advertisement.
Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-2203
- Misdemeanor: means an offense for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment other than to the custody of the state department of corrections is authorized by any law of this state. See Arizona Laws 13-105
- Misleading statement: means an offer to sell property or services when the offerer does not intend to sell or provide the advertised property or services:
(a) At a price equal to or lower than the price offered; or
(b) In a quantity sufficient to meet the reasonably expected public demand, unless the quantity available is specifically stated in the advertisement; or
(c) At all. See Arizona Laws 13-2201
- Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 13-105
- Property: means anything of value, tangible or intangible. See Arizona Laws 13-105
- Recklessly: means , with respect to a result or to a circumstance described by a statute defining an offense, that a person is aware of and consciously disregards a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the result will occur or that the circumstance exists. See Arizona Laws 13-105
B. False advertising is a class 1 misdemeanor.