NAMSDL Case Law Update

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This issue of NAMSDL Case Law Update focuses on several ongoing cases related to the marketing, distribution and prescribing of controlled substances. Summarized cases include: (1) a lawsuit recently filed against the maker of OxyContin by a city in Washington State and (2) a federal appellate court decision upholding a doctor’s conviction for Controlled Substances Act violations. The next issues of the Case Law Update will focus on cases involving drugged driving, marijuana and novel psychoactive substances. Read more »

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This issue of NAMSDL Case Law Update focuses on several ongoing cases related to the access to and use of prescription monitoring program (“PMP”) records. Summarized cases include a recent, appellate-level decision from Washington state regarding the constitutionality of accessing those records. In upcoming issues of the Case Law Update, NAMSDL will focus on cases involving lawsuits against pharmaceutical manufacturers/distributors, drugged driving and marijuana. Read more »

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This issue of NAMSDL Case Law Update presents summaries of several new cases related to marijuana, including a Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals case of Vasquez vs. Lewis involving a stop by two Kansas police officers of an individual with a Colorado license plate. Not included in this issue is the U.S. Supreme Court case of Birchfield vs. North Dakota regarding the legality of warrantless blood tests for individuals alleged to be driving under the influence. A full discussion of that case will appear in a forthcoming issue of NAMSDL News. Additionally, NAMSDL continues to follow cases mentioned in previous issues of NAMSDL Case Law Update. Read more »

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This issue of NAMSDL Case Law Update presents a brief update on the Oregon PMP vs. DEA case that has been pending before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals since January 2015. It also includes a case involving dependency of children whose parents are medical marijuana users, challenges to the Massachusetts ballot initiative to legalize
marijuana in that state, as well as a tribal challenge to a federal law prohibiting cultivation of industrial hemp unless allowed by state law. Additionally, NAMSDL continues to follow cases mentioned in previous issues of NAMSDL Case Law Update. Read more »

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