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Legal Steps Minnesota Could Take to Decrease Vaccine Waivers

Combating low vaccinations rates has become a difficult problem for public health. Consumers often receive mixed messages and false information about the safety and efficacy of vaccines and the dangers of vaccine preventable diseases. There are, however, legal steps that can be taken to inccrease vaccination rates.

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Issue Brief: Mandatory Drug Stewardship Programs

Some local and municipal governments have enacted mandatory local drug take-back programs, also called Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) or stewardship programs that are funded and managed by pharmaceutical companies or producers. This issue brief provides and overview of mandatory drug take-back programs in the U.S.

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