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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Pharmaceutical Companies Win, Patients Lose

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court struck down Vermont's effort to protect patient prescription information from use by pharmaceutical companies for marketing purposes.  I'll have more to say later, but the Court was concerned much more about the first amendment interests than the patient protection interests.

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