The decisions came quickly: In February 2003, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the California Table Grape Commission unconstitutional. On March 31, a Federal District Court judge ruled the Washington Apple Commission's mandatory assessments unconstitutional. On that very same day, the Florida Department of Citrus was also ruled unconstitutional by another court. The National Beef Board and National Pork Board have also been in court, fighting off challenges to their checkoff programs ...

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