Incentivizing Fresh Food Retail in Food Deserts: Lessons Learned from Pennsylvania and Maryland

Issue BriefFood Safety and SecurityMarylandMechanisms for Advancing Health EquityPennsylvania

May 5, 2021

This issue brief reviews several aspects of Maryland law that are critical to the issue of consent to medical care, detailing the ways the law provides for minors to consent to their own care. It also addresses when someone other than a parent or guardian may consent to treatment for a minor. And finally, this brief addresses additional considerations in the laws surrounding minor consent, specifically emergency circumstances and liability concerns.

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