Medical Marijuana, Compassionate Use, And Public Policy: Expert Opinion Or Vox Populi?

Medical Marijuana, Compassionate Use, And Public Policy: Expert Opinion Or Vox Populi?

A recent article in the Hastings Center Report reviewed the Supreme Court’s current (but undoubtedly not final) delineation of the boundaries of federal power as set forth by the Constitution’s commerce clause. (1) The question before the Court was straightforward: Did federal authority asserted under the Controlled Substance Act of 1970 (CSA) trump California’s legalization […]

Medical Examination of Aliens - Removal of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection From Definition of Communicable Disease of Public Health Significance (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regulation) (CDC) (2018 Edition)

Medical Examination of Aliens – Removal of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection From Definition of Communicable Disease of Public Health Significance (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regulation) (CDC) (2018 Edition)

The Law Library presents the complete text of the Medical Examination of Aliens – Removal of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection From Definition of Communicable Disease of Public Health Significance (US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Regulation) (CDC) (2018 Edition).Updated as of May 29, 2018 Through this final rule, the Centers for Disease Control […]

Nuclear Weapon Accident Response Procedures (NARP) - Accident Site, Weapon Recovery, Site Remediation, Radiological Hazard and Safety, Medical Issues, Security, Public Affairs

Nuclear Weapon Accident Response Procedures (NARP) – Accident Site, Weapon Recovery, Site Remediation, Radiological Hazard and Safety, Medical Issues, Security, Public Affairs

This Manual provides a concept of operations as well as functional information necessary to execute a comprehensive and unified response to a nuclear weapon accident. It provides information for planners and response elements to understand the overall response concept and roles the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) […]

Home Self-Testing for HIV: AIDS Exceptionalism Gone Wrong (Issues IN PUBLIC Health) (Report)

Home Self-Testing for HIV: AIDS Exceptionalism Gone Wrong (Issues IN PUBLIC Health) (Report)

Self-tests for HIV in South Africa are currently unregulated. Gaps in law and policy have created a legal loophole where such tests could effectively be sold in supermarkets, but not in pharmacies. At the same time, South Africa lacks an effective regulating mechanism for diagnostic tests, which brings the quality and reliability of all self-tests […]

The Inter-Governmental Working Group on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property (Igwg)--the Way Ahead (Editorial)

The Inter-Governmental Working Group on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property (Igwg)–the Way Ahead (Editorial)

There is increasing recognition of the growing global disease burden and conditions that disproportionately affect the poor, especially women and children; over 50 per cent of infections occur in developing countries where about a half survive on US$ (2) day (1). To compound the problem, along with Types II and III diseases the in Type […]