WASHINGTON -- In a surprise move, the Supreme Court yesterday agreed to review the constitutionality of an Oregon law that imposes a $2.25 per ton special fee on disposal of waste from other states but only an 85 cents per ton fee on disposal of waste generated within the state.

The justices also announced they had agreed to review whether a Montana tax on the possession and storage of dangerous drugs, imposed separately from criminal penalties, violates the U.S. Constitution's prohibitions on double jeopardy.

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