Ms. Friedman discusses the legal limitations placed on the consumer's ability to obtain drug prescriptions via the Internet. The article focuses on current legislative policies and regulations used to restrict access to prescription drugs over the Internet in the absence of a well-founded physician/patient relationship. The article argues that regulators might be able to satisfy the policy objective of ensuring that a learned intermediary is involved in prescription drug therapy by expanding the prescriptive authority of licensed pharmacists.
Internet Prescribing Limitations and Alternatives,
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