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Reciprocal discipline cannot be based on other reciprocal discipline

An appellate court in Arizona, in a February 7 decision, struck down a board decision to discipline a doctor based on reciprocity with a federal Drug Enforcement Administration decision to sanction the doctor's license, because the DEA decision itself was based on an earlier action by the Arizona licensing board.

An appellate court in Arizona, in a February 7 decision, struck down a board decision to discipline a doctor based on reciprocity with a federal Drug Enforcement Administration decision to sanction the doctor's license, because the DEA decision itself was based on an earlier action by the Arizona licensing board.

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