Protecting the Public from Itself: The Unconstitutional ‘Say No to Drug Ads’ Act
Washington Legal Foundation Legal Backgrounder, Vol. 25, No. 7, 2010
4 Pages Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last revised: 30 Dec 2014
Date Written: March 12, 2010
This Legal Backgrounder examines the Say No to Drug Ads Act proposed to end the tax deductibility of direct-to-consumer (DTC) prescription drug advertising. After evaluating the SNDAA's policy implications and its impact on free commercial speech, the publication concludes that the legislation would be unsound and unconstitutional if passed into law.
Keywords: Prescription Drug Advertising, Commercial Speech
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