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How Much Does The First Amendment Protect Medical Marketing?

by Julian Ginos

Often thought of as a bastion of countercultural resistance—think the Pentagon Papers, flag burning, the Nazi march in Skokie, IL—the First Amendment is enjoying a renaissance as a powerful antiregulatory tool for business interests. Citizens United, Hobby Lobby, and Zubik are some of the better-known examples of this phenomenon, but drug and device manufacturers have also made strides challenging the regulations governing them on First Amendment grounds. Continue reading