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Constitutional Law Keyed to Chemerinsky
44 Liquormart, Inc. v. Rhode Island
Citation:517 U.S. 484 (1996)
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In 1956, Rhode Isalnd Legislature prohibited advertising the retail price of alcoholic beverages. This prohibition applies to vendors licensed in the State as well as to those from out of state. The statute also prohibits the Rhode Island news media from broadcasting or publicizing any advertisements that make reference to the price of any alcoholic beverages.
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