National drugstore chain Walgreens has successfully fended off accusations it gave a pharmaceutical company access to patient prescription records for a marketing campaign.

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Valerie Manno Schurr ruled Walgreens did not release patient information. But the case raises a question no one has answered — whether pharmacies can legitimately profit from prescription records by offering to market a drugmaker’s product to those most likely to use it.

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