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Threats to ACA Protection of Black Lung Victims

The prevalence of severe black lung disease is rising at an alarming rate. With modification of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) looming, victims of black lung disease may soon face elimination of critical benefits and protection.

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Issue Brief: New Federal Paradigm in Marijuana Legalization?

The results of the 2016 General Election raise questions as to whether a new federal/state legal relationship concerning marijuana legalization is forthcoming. Twenty-eight states now allow residents to use marijuana for medicinal purposes, and eight states legally authorize and regulate recreational marijuana programs. This Issue Brief reviews current federal legal framework regarding marijuana control and explores possible options for federal, state and local governments in the near future.

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Denise Chrysler
Network for Public Health Law - Mid-States Region
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  • Newborn screening samples and research
  • Bed Bugs
  • Statutory and regulatory info

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