Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) can help clinicians improve decisions regarding opioid prescribing. However, since state laws and regulations governing access to these systems often apply only to providers licensed in the states in which the PDMP is located, and many federal health care workers are not so licensed, many federal providers are not subject to requirements. This fact sheet outlines the policies of the three federal health care institutions with regard to the use of PDMPs when prescribing opioids.
To date, every state and the District of Columbia have passed a sports concussion law. This table contains information on state concussion laws, including which states require return-to-play protocols for student athletes, which type of provider can issue a return-to-play clearance, and whether or not the law applies to recreational sports.
This resource is a compilation of state Boating Under the Influence laws and summarizes provisions related to requirements for intoxication testing, as well as the type of penalties they assess.
The combination of boating with alcohol and drugs, or “boating under the influence (BUI)”, has serious public health, legal, and economic ramifications for both boat operators and passengers. This resource examines state BUI laws.
This 50-State Compilation summarizes what legal protections are available regarding domestic violence and housing issues in each state.
Issue brief on food allergies and anaphylaxis in school-aged children, and state and federal legislative reform efforts to prevent and treat severe allergic reactions in schools; and fact sheet on state laws addressing EpiPen use in schools.
This resource examines the legal approaches currently used to reduce elder driver related accidents across the U.S., including some of the unintended consequences of state intervention, and sumarizes elder driver laws in each state.
These state fact sheets provide an overview of motorcycle safety efforts in each of Eastern Region states, and offer legal options for states to address motorcycle safety.
This table provides a brief overview of state boating under the influence (BUI) laws, with concise summaries of key provisions and hypertext links to state statutes, for all eleven Western Region States.