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
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.
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.
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.