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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1970 - Weights and measures

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Page 72 - Act, it shall be lawful throughout the United States of America to employ the Weights and Measures of the Metric System...
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Page 71 - It is hereby declared that it is the express intent of Congress by this section to supersede any and all laws of the States or political subdivisions thereof insofar as they may now or hereafter provide for advances in time or changeover dates different from those specified in this section.
Page 70 - Net contents 6 fl. oz." (k) On packages containing 4 pounds or 1 gallon or more and labeled in terms of weight or fluid measure, the declaration shall be expressed in pounds for weight units with any remainder in terms of ounces or common or decimal...
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