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Dental Board Action Violates Antitrust Law (access required)

A state agency that regulates the practice of dentistry cannot overturn a Federal Trade Commission decision that the agency’s efforts to shut down teeth-whitening services performed by non-dentists constituted unfair competition that violated federal antitrust law; the 4th Circuit rejects the state dentistry board’s petition for review of the FTC order. The eight-member North Carolina State ...