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Library of Congress: Dewdrop bitters - the great American stomach regulator

Virginia State Board of Pharmacy et al. v. Virginia Citizens Consumer Council, Inc., et al.

By May 24, 1976

The Supreme Court rules that the public has a First Amendment right to the free flow of truthful information about lawful commercial activities. In Virginia State Board of Pharmacy v. Virginia Citizens Consumer Council, the Court invalidates a Virginia law prohibiting the advertisement of prescription drug prices.


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