23 judgments found.

B. Krishna Bhat v. Union of India

Country: India
Year: 1990
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: JT 1990 (2) SC 34; 1990 (1) SCALE 653; (1990) 3 SCC 65; [1990] 2 SCR 1; 1990 (2) UJ 198
Health Topics: Controlled substances
Human Rights: Right to health, Right to life

The Petitioner, an individual, challenged the constitutionality of Sub-clause (b) of Rule 11 of the Karnataka Excise (Sale of Indian and Foreign Liquors) Rules, 1968 (the Rule). The Rule stated that “license for sale shall be issued to only such company owned or controlled by the State Government as the State Govt. may specify.” The …Read more

Tags: Alcohol, Drug abuse, Substance abuse
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Payton v. Weaver

Country: United States
Year: 1982
Court: Court of Appeal, First District, Division 1, California
Citation: Payton v. Weaver 182 Cal. Rptr. 225 (Cal. Ct. App. 1982)
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Controlled substances, Health care and health services, Medical malpractice, Mental health, Poverty
Human Rights: Right to health

Appellant, Brenda Payton, suffered from end stage renal disease and required weekly dialysis. She also suffered from drug addition, mental illness, and poverty. She brought action against respondents, physician John C Weaver, Jr. and Alba Bates and Herrick hospitals, in form of petition for writ of mandate alleging that they wrongly failed to provide her …Read more

Tags: Access to health care, Access to treatment, Addiction, Damages, Drug abuse, Duty of care, Indigent, Kidney disease, Low income, Mental illness, Substance abuse
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Whalen v. Roe

Country: United States
Year: 1977
Court: Supreme Court
Citation: 429 U.S. 589 (1977)
Health Topics: Controlled substances, Health information
Human Rights: Right to privacy

The Respondents, a group of individual patients, doctors and physician associations, challenged the constitutionality of the New York State Controlled Substances Act of 1972 (‘Act’). Certain provisions of the Act required that all prescriptions for Schedule II drugs (dangerous but permissible medication) be prepared by the physician in triplicate on an official form.The completed form …Read more

Tags: Confidentiality, Disclosure, Drug abuse, Drug enforcement, Electronic health records, Health data, Health information, Medical records, Non-disclosure, Substance abuse
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