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RIGHT OF PRIVACY. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT. Provides that right of privacy shall include freedom of choice in matters of personal health care. Provides that full exercise of such right requires that no citizen be denied access to a therapy merely because of disagreement regarding therapy's effectiveness. Provision not intended to allow public access to dangerous drugs without prescription. Guarantees that final decision regarding merits and personal choice of therapy shall be made by the individual or the prescribing physician utilizing such therapy and not by the state or medical society. Financial impact: Assuming this measure will not change the Department of Health Services' authority to determine which services are medically necessary under Medi-Cal, there will be no direct fiscal effect on state or local governments.
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Right Of Privacy California Initiative 216 (1979).