In the initial two months following the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization on June 24, 2022, states have engaged in a flurry of activity to either limit the impact of the decision by shoring up access to abortion or by doubling-down on the new ability to pass laws restricting access to reproductive care.
Alina Schnake-Mahl, ScD, MPH, an assistant professor of health management and policy at the Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health, has been appointed as a Center for Public Health Law Research Fellow for a two-year term.
Join the Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University's Beasley School of Law for the 2022 APHA Annual Meeting.
Today, the Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law (CPHLR) received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Helping to End Addiction Long-term Initiative, or NIH HEAL Initiative, to support the creation of a new center to deliver lay-friendly, culturally-appropriate information of the latest scientific findings to communities most affected by the pain, opioid and overdose crises.
By the end of 2019, 39 states had enacted limits restricting prescriptions for opioid analgesics, according to new data released today by the Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, with the vast majority of those limits having been enacted since 2016.
States are acting to decriminalize possession of most or all controlled substances, according to updated data released today by the Temple University Center for Public Health Law Research on LawAtlas.org that provide a high-level overview of legislation seeking to decriminalize personal drug possession.
Fewer than half of all states had established treatment policies for accessing medication for opioid use disorder in state correctional facilities preceding COVID-19, and even fewer have adapted to the changing needs for treatment during the pandemic, according to updated data published today by Temple University’s Center for Public Health Law Research on PDAPS.org.
Newly updated data released today by the Temple University Center for Public Health Law Research on LawAtlas.org captures details of laws in 21 states that establish new limits on executive authority to act in response to public health emergencies.
In a study of 75 U.S. hospitals’ financial assistance policies published today, only 13 clearly indicate how they provide pharmaceutical assistance to patients or how patients may receive discounts on needed medicines.
New data released on LawAtlas.org capture details of state unpaid school meal policies, revealing sparse protections for students who cannot pay for meals at school.