This LawAtlas map provides information about the states where health care professionals who provide free services are immune from civil liability, and whether the immunity is limited to state employees. It also provides information about how a provider could lose their immunity.
Report the findings of systematic reviews or meta-analyses, summarizing the evidence supporting the effectiveness of specific laws.
This LawAtlas map provides information about the state laws and regulations that dictate how, when and to what extent a health department may intervene when communicable diseases appear in their jurisdiction.
This LawAtlas map focuses on current U.S. laws related to regulating caregiver and patient rights, dispensaries and product safety of medical marijuana.
This map identifies and displays key features of laws that seek to prevent traumatic brain injuries (concussions) in youth sports. The map includes laws from 50 states and the District of Columbia from 2009 to 2013.
This LawAtlas map provides details on laws that impact injection drug users’ possession of sterile syringes.
This LawAtlas map identifies the characteristics of each state's prescription and paraphernalia laws related to syringe distribution.
This LawAtlas map shows state statutes and regulations that address health departments’ ability to release and use personally identifiable information for communicable disease cases to promote public health and coordinate care.
This LawAtlas map examines some of the characteristics of laws and regulations governing reporting requirements, database access, data retention, and penalties for unlawful disclosure of data for US prescription drug monitoring programs.
This set of six LawAtlas maps outline the current state of statutes and regulations governing oil and gas drilling and development activities as they relate to water quality and water quantity. The maps cover the use of water and five stages of development: permitting, design & construction; well drilling; well completion; production and operation; and reclamation.
This LawAtlas page explores the nature of state laws governing the prescribing authority of nurse practitioners.