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U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear Amway's appeal of New Orleans federal appeals court opinion reinstating P&G's Lanham Act claim against direct seller for product disparagement. High court's Oct. 1 denial of Amway's petition for certiorari also clears way for P&G's racketeering claim based on Amway's alleged spreading of rumor that consumer products firm is linked to Satanism (1"The Rose Sheet" Feb. 26, In Brief)

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