Telemarketing and soliciting is someone who works for the company as an employee who is selling a product directly from the company to the person. So don't get worried about laws that say solicate with permit or calling people on do not call lists. AVON, Mary Kay, and Airborne are the direct sales companies.
This is a copy of the FTC gov. document that clearly states all this so you can see it yourself. You can present it to your local authorities as proof your obeying the laws.
READ FTC GOV DOCUMENT