fair trade laws
State laws that permitted manufacturers or producers to set minimum rates for the resale of the product. They have been repealed in most states.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

fair trade laws
n.
   state laws which permit manufacturers or producers to set minimum rates for resale of the product. They have been repealed or found violative of state constitutions in many states.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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