“A federal judge has overturned Virginia’s decades-old ban on alcohol-related advertising in college newspapers, saying that the law violates the student publications’ constitutional right to free speech,” reports AP in the Washington Post here. Most alcohol-advertising bans are sitting ducks for constitutional challenge if they’re (threatned to be) enforced because there’s typically little (if any) evidence supporting the speech ban. Thing is, many revenue agents and others tasked with enforcing alcoholic beverage laws know this and, wisely, choose to let these advertising restrictions collect dust. Most of time, at least.
Just my $.02.