May 3, 2018 / 8:37 PM / in a year

California cannot enforce medical waste law in other states - 9th Circuit

A federal appeals court has blocked California from enforcing a state law compelling a company involved in disposing of used syringes and blood collection devices to incinerate the medical waste even when it was transported out of state.

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Wednesday upheld a lower court’s preliminary injunction in favor of Daniels Sharpsmart Inc that prevented the state from enforcing the law outside of its borders.

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