Thompson vs Western States

Thompson vs Western States - The plaintiffs argued that...

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Thompson vs. Western States Medical Center Brief Facts: The FDAMA allows compounded drugs to be made so long that these compounded drugs are not advertised. The FDCA stated that, “No one shall introduce or deliver for introduction into interstate commerce any new drug unless an approval of an application is filed with the FDA.
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Unformatted text preview: The plaintiffs argued that this violates their 1st amendment right. Issue: The prohibition of advertising compounded drugs violates their 1st amendment, therefore is unconstitutional. Decision: 5-4 in favor of Western made these restrictions unconstitutional....
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