Archive for November, 2008

NH prescription privacy law upheld

November 19, 2008
The ruling by the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston overturns a lower court decision that said the confidentiality law unconstitutionally infringed on free speech

Tuesday's ruling by the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston says the confidentiality law does not infringe on free speech.

The AP reports that a federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the constitutionality of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation law that restricts drug company access to some information about doctors’ so-called “prescription writing habits”.

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