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Please help with question. Do all the health laws in the u.S. Also apply to puerto rico?
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Yes
Puerto rico is a territory of the U.
S. All federal laws (including health laws) apply there as any other state. There may be specific state laws that apply to puerto rico just as specific laws in any other state would apply to only that state.

In brief: Yes
Puerto rico is a territory of the U.
S. All federal laws (including health laws) apply there as any other state. There may be specific state laws that apply to puerto rico just as specific laws in any other state would apply to only that state.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Dr. James Eitner
PR refers to itself as a Commonwealth or a free associated state, meaning we are our own free state with the protection and assistance of the US.
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