Constitutional Law Keyed to Cohen
Virginia State Board of Pharmacy v. Virginia Citizens Consumer Council, Inc
The Appellees attack, as violative of the First and Fourteenth Amendments, a portion of Section: 54-524.35 of Va.Code Ann. (1974). This portion states that a pharmacist licensed in Virginia is guilty of unprofessional conduct if he “publishes, advertises or promotes, directly or indirectly, in any manner whatsoever, any amount, price, fee, premium, discount, rebate or credit terms. . . for any drugs which may be dispensed only by prescription.” The District Court declared this portion void for violating the First and Fourteenth Amendment.
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