Supreme Court hears R.I. liquor ad case

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The U.S. Supreme Court, delving into the question of allowable limits on price advertising, listened to an hour of oral arguments on the Rhode Island Liquor Mart case this week. Several justices appeared notably skeptical of the state's law barring liquor price advertisements.

RJR bolsters security for cigarette giveaways
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. moved to greatly tighten security and procedures in its race car event cigarette giveaways after the TV show "A Current Affair" demonstrated minors could easily get smokes. Besides imposing the rules, RJR said it warned the contractor executing the program that RJR would take over unless tighter security was exercised.

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