IMS v. Ayotte, A.G., State of NH

Memorandum and Order

New Hampshire Prescription Privacy Law Struck Down.

In IMS v. Ayotte, the New Hampshire federal district court held that the state Prescription Confidentiality Act violated the First Amendment. The court held that the Act improperly restricted the commercial speech rights of data brokers and pharmaceutical companies. (April 30, 2007)

This is the memorandum and order.

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Published In: Constitutional Law Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, Health Updates, Privacy Updates

Reference Info:Decision | Federal, 1st Circuit, New Hampshire | United States

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