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Federal court: Antitrust and constitutional challenges of Internet-based telepractice restrictions may proceed

A federal court in Alabama, in an April 2 decision, dismissed most claims of a group of plaintiffs challenging a cease-and-desist letter from the state's dental board informing them that their tele-dentistry practice was violating state unlicensed practice laws. The court, however, did allow claims brought under the federal Sherman Antitrust Act and the U.S. Constitution's Dormant Commerce Clause to proceed.

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