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Judge Dismisses Safeway Lawsuit Over San Francisco Tobacco Ban
Posted on 20 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A federal judge on Friday found that the city of San Francisco has a right to ban tobacco sales in stores with pharmacies even if the pharmacy is not the store's main business. U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken dismissed a suit... Read More

Supreme Court Says Vermont Law Restricting Prescribing Data Is Unconstitutional
Posted on 23 Jun 2011 by Tom Moylan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Vermont's law restricting the sale of doctors' drug-prescribing information to data miners for use in marketing drugs to doctors is an unconstitutional, impermissible restriction on free speech content and on... Read More

Supreme Court Justices Weigh Constitutionality Of Vermont Law Restricting Prescribing Data
Posted on 26 Apr 2011 by Tom Moylan

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) U.S. Supreme Court justices on April 26 questioned why Vermont needs to hide doctors' prescribing habits from drug sales representatives or if the state has a sound public policy reason for doing so ( William H. Sorrell... Read More