Inc. Virginia State Board of Pharmacy v. Virginia Citizens Consumer Council
Significance, Further Readings
Virginia State Board of Pharmacy
Virginia Citizens Consumer Council, Inc.
Chief Lawyer for Appellant
Anthony F. Troy
Chief Lawyer for Appellee
Alan B. Morrison
Justices for the Court
Harry A. Blackmun (writing for the Court), William J. Brennan, Jr., Warren E. Burger, Thurgood Marshall, Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Potter Stewart, Byron R. White
William H. Rehnquist (John Paul Stevens did not participate)
Date of Decision
24 May 1976
The state of Virginia's statute making it "unprofessional conduct" for a pharmacist to dispense information on the price of prescription drugs was deemed unconstitutional, and the Virginia State Board of Pharmacy was enjoined from enforcing that portion of its professional code.
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