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2018 Public Health Law Conference

Health Justice: Empowering Public Health and Advancing Health Equity





Litigation Against Opioid Manufacturers:
Lessons from the Tobacco Wars

March 15, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m. EST

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Flint Water Crisis

Report concludes failures in legal structure and inadequate legal preparedness contributed to Flint Water Crisis

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Supervised Consumption Spaces as a Harm-Reduction Strategy During the U.S. Opioid Crisis

Supervised consumption spaces (SCS) provide safe spaces where persons can consume opioids under the supervision of licensed medical professionals. SCS have proven effective at reducing overdose deaths in those countries where they have been studied. In the U.S., SCS face legal challenges that statewide legal reforms (or in some cases, emergency declarations) seek to address.

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Table: Infant Safe Sleep Laws

This table provides a brief overview of statutory and regulatory provisions related to Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) prevention in Colorado, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Delaware. The jurisdictions were selected based on initial research on the comprehensiveness of state legal approaches to SUID prevention.

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Health Justice in 2018

Food Insecurity is a Health Justice Issue

Q&A with Mathew Swinburne, Associate Director, The Network for Public Health Law — Eastern Region Office.

As we prepare for the 2018 Public Health Law Conference featuring sessions focused on health justice, Network attorneys reflect on their work and what health justice means to them.

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