Missouri's legislature is considering loosening commercial speech laws on bars and alcohol retailers which currently prevent them from advertising specific price discounts on booze. Kurt Erickson of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports:
"Cheaper booze prices could be coming to Missouri under legislation advancing in the Legislature.
In action Thursday, the House voted 91-64 to allow alcohol retailers to offer coupons that could be clipped from newspapers or broadcast on television.
That’s a departure from current law that bars businesses from placing ads citing specific discounts like $1 shots of tequila or half-price pitchers of beer..."