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Summary:
This bill establishes the California Health Exchange Program For All, operating parallel to the California Health Exchange Program (Exchange) to provide health insurance coverage for immigrants who would...
Subject:
Immigrants and Immigration, Health Insurance
Year:
2014
Source:
California Legislature
Summary:
This bill allows food sellers and distributes in Colorado to use labels on certain food products indicating that the food is free from genetically modified material when the food product contains less than...
Subject:
Public Health
Year:
2014
Source:
Colorado Legislature
Summary:
This bill expands the definition of tobacco products to include all products with nicotine. Under the bill, minors under the age of 18 are forbidden from purchasing nicotine products. Vendors are forbidden...
Subject:
Child Welfare, Public Health
Year:
2014
Source:
Colorado Legislature
Summary:
This ordinance creates a protective zone within 160 feet of health clinics for patients to be allowed entry and exit without obstruction. Additionally, this ordinance will prevent anyone from actively...
Subject:
Reproductive Health, Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy
Year:
2014
Source:
Madison City Council
Summary:
This bill establishes a licensure process and scope of practice for dental hygiene therapists. In order to be licensed, a dental therapist must graduate from a dental hygiene therapy program, pass an...
Subject:
Dental Care
Year:
2014
Source:
Maine Legislature
Summary:
This bill requires all female inmates, upon admission to a correctional facility when awaiting trial or sentenced, shall be screened and assessed for pregnancy by a nurse and shall be informed of any medical...
Subject:
Reproductive Health, Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy
Year:
2014
Source:
Massachusetts Legislature
Summary:
This bill requires retail pharmacies to stock emergency contraception (EC) in pill form and sell or dispense the prescription drug, as applicable, to any person in accordance with federal Food and Drug...
Subject:
Reproductive Health, Contraception, Abortion, Pregnancy, Pharmaceuticals
Year:
2014
Source:
New Jersey Legislature
Summary:
This bill expands the definition of tobacco products to include consumption of vapor products. In addition, the bill prohibits selling vapor products to minors and smoking vapor products in public buildings...
Subject:
Public Health
Year:
2014
Source:
Oregon Legislature
Summary:
This report contains hundreds of specific policy reforms spanning eight broad areas of local government policy and responsibility: economic development and job creation; infrastructure; municipal revenue;...
Subject:
Access to Services, Subsidies - Tax Expenditures, Housing and Property, Early Childhood Education, Buildings - Energy Efficiency, Government Contracts and Procurement, Public Health, Immigration Enforcement, Roads and Vehicles, Job and Workplace Standards, Policing, Maternity and Family Leave, Taxation - Property, Voter Registration
Year:
2014
Source:
COWS
Summary:
This fact sheet reviews Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) that have been implemented in Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oregon, and Vermont. The fact sheet considers seven...
Subject:
Health Care Providers
Year:
2014
Source:
Center for Health Care Strategies, Inc.