The court discusses Florida Statutes section 893.07(4). The law requires pharmacies to make controlled substance records available to law enforcement officers and does not require pharmacies to notify the patient or withhold such records until a warrant is presented.
Notably, the Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act did not constitute legal basis for suppression of records at issue. Even the privacy provisions of the Florida Constitution did not support suppression of records in this case.
Source: 34 Fla. L. Weekly D2466a
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