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Companies tempted to speak out on public controversies may have to think twice, or stay out of California.

Last month, the state’s top court ruled that ads and statements issued by Nike during a debate regarding its overseas labor practices constituted “commercial speech” and would not receive the constitutional protections afforded political speech.

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