Jun 082018
 
 June 8, 2018  Posted by  Healthcare, Laws, Non-U.S., Youth & Schools

Meduza reports:

Regional lawmakers from Samara have submitted draft legislation to the State Duma that would limit medical privacy for minors between the ages of 15 and 17, granting their parents access to their medical records.

The law’s explanatory note warns that “older adolescents are often disinclined to inform their parents about unplanned pregnancies, sexually transmitted diseases, injuries sustained in fights, drug addiction,” and so on.

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