Half-price pitchers and $1 shots could be advertised under bill advanced in Missouri House

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..."

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