On April 27, 2023, the Washington State governor signed into law the My Health My Data Act or the MHMDA, and took effect March 31, 2024. The law was enacted in reaction to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn abortion and to strengthen protections for health data.

Nevada's version of this bill also took effect last month, while Vermont is considering its version of this new law, which expands privacy protections for personal health data for consumers.

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