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Every person, firm, or corporation who coerces a retail dealer to participate in any promotion or advertising scheme or plan of the type set forth in § 11-50-1 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Coercion includes, but is not limited to, circumstances in which a course of business conduct extending over a period of one year or longer between a supplier and a dealer is materially changed for no legitimate business reason, coincident with a failure or refusal of the dealer to participate in an abovementioned promotion or advertising scheme or plan.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Rhode Island General Laws Title 11. Criminal Offenses § 11-50-7. Dealer coercion - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ri/title-11-criminal-offenses/ri-gen-laws-sect-11-50-7.html
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