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Hawaii lawmakers seek clarity for medical marijuana patients, businesses
Sen. Will Espero, D-Ewa, introduced Senate Bill 2217 on Friday, which clarifies that Hawaii's medical cannabis program does not violate federal law. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

Hawaii lawmakers seek clarity for medical marijuana patients, businesses
Sen. Will Espero, D-Ewa, introduced Senate Bill 2217 on Friday, which clarifies that Hawaii's medical cannabis program does not violate federal law. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 24, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Anna Hrushka Source Type: news

Vaccine industry pushing state laws to TRACK your "vaccine status" with pharma surveillance tactics - urgent action needed
(Natural News) Freedom in Florida is under attack again, as state legislators seek to pass multiple vaccine-related bills to restrict personal liberty. Under these unconstitutional pieces of legislation, law-makers would “delete” parental rights regarding vaccine tracking. Senate Bill 1680 was filed on January 5, 2018 — and under this bill, parents would no longer have... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DEEP STATE: Lawmaker says text exchanges among anti-Trump FBI officials reveals existence of “SECRET society” opposed to president
(Natural News) The clearest indication yet that the “Deep State” is real and not some figment of a conspiracy theorist’s imagination was revealed Monday evening by a Texas lawmaker in an interview with Fox News. In an appearance with Martha McCallum, Rep. John Radcliffe, along with Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., said they and their staffs... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California Ballot Initiative Would Raise $2B To Address Lead, Other Hazards
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Proponents are seeking to have a referendum put on the November ballot in California that would authorize $2 billion in bonds to fund a competitive grant program for the remediation of structural and environmental hazards such as lead-paint poisoning in homes, schools and other facilities on grounds that if the remediation is ignored, it "could impact schools and cost the State of California thousands of available housing units for low and middle income families." (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 23, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Guardian Ad Litem: $151M Water Contamination Agreement 'Fair And Adequate'
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The guardian ad litem in a class action lawsuit brought by West Virginia residents against a supplier of drinking water on Jan. 19 issued a report in which he said the $151 million settlement in the case is "fair and adequate" (Crystal Good, et al. v. American Water Works Co. Inc., No. 14-1374, S.D. W.Va.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 23, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

EPA Seeks Protective Order To Limit Review In Case Over 'Fluoridation Chemicals'
SAN FRANCISCO - The Environmental Protection Agency on Jan. 15 filed a brief in California federal court seeking a protective order limiting review to the administrative record in a lawsuit brought by environmental advocacy groups that seeks to compel the agency to initiate a rule-making procedure to ban the introduction of "fluoridation chemicals" into drinking water on grounds that they cause brain damage (Food& Water Watch Inc., et al. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al., No. 17-2162, N.D. Calif.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 23, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Residents: Company Should Be Compelled To Produce Expert's Documents In Water Case
GREENVILLE, Miss. - Mississippi residents who sued a company alleging that it is liable for groundwater contamination filed a brief in Mississippi federal court on Jan. 16 seeking to compel the production of documents related to expert testimony (Joe E. Sledge, et al. v. Meritor Inc., et al., No. 16-CV-053, N.D. Miss.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 23, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Special Master Fees In Lago Agrio Case Pose 'Ethical Problems,' Attorney Says
NEW YORK - The attorney representing a group of Ecuadorian residents who won an $18.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. for injuries, only to have it reversed, on Jan. 16 filed a letter with the presiding judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, arguing that the special masters in the case "have chosen to utterly ignore" the issues the attorney raised concerning fees. Moreover, he contends that there are "ethical problems" with the billing process the special masters used (Chevron Corporation v. Donziger, et al., Case No. 11 Civ. 691, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis&r...
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 23, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Lead-Poisoning Plaintiffs Fail To Assert Claims Sufficiently, Judge Rules
TRENTON, N.J. - A federal judge in New Jersey on Jan. 8 dismissed a lead-poisoning lawsuit against the School District of Newark, N.J., and Gov. Chris Christie related to contaminated drinking water in schools, contending that the plaintiffs failed to allege the personal involvement of any specific defendants in a manner sufficient to survive a motion to dismiss (Veronica Branch, et al v. Chris Christie, et al., No. 16-2467, D. N.J.; 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3381). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 23, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Glyphosate Warning Under Prop 65 Not 'False,' California Agencies Argue
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The California attorney general and another state official filed an answer in California federal court on Jan. 9 denying the claim that a warning for products that contain glyphosate under the state measure known as Proposition 65 is "false, misleading and highly controversial" (National Association of Wheat Growers, et al. v. Lauren Zeise, et al., No. 17-2401, E.D. Calif.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 23, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Tennessee Couple: Monsanto Knew Glyphosate Could Cause Cancer; Damages Sought
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - A couple on Dec. 11 filed a complaint in Tennessee federal court seeking damages against Monsanto Co., alleging that it knew that the chemical glyphosate, which is the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup, could pose "significant risks to human health, including a risk of cancer" yet misrepresented it as safe (Warren Ahrent, et al. v. Monsanto Company, No. 18-65, E.D. Tenn.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 23, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Monsanto: Roundup Claims Fail For Lack Of Evidence About Glyphosate's Toxicity
SAN FRANCISCO - Monsanto Co. filed an answer in the multidistrict litigation for Roundup in California federal court on Jan. 16 denying that exposure to the herbicide "did or could have caused" non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) as alleged by a specific plaintiff (In Re: Roundup Products Liability Litigation [Kevin McNew v. Monsanto Co.], MDL No. 2741, No. 17-6858, N.D. Calif.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 23, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Fracking Groups: BLM Decision To Suspend Methane Rule Valid
SAN FRANCISCO - Hydraulic fracturing trade groups filed a brief in California federal court on Jan. 16 arguing that decision by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to amend the compliance deadlines for what is known as the methane waste prevention rule was valid. The groups oppose the motion for preliminary injunction sought by environmental advocacy groups on grounds that it is "an extraordinary remedy" (Sierra Club, et al. v. Ryan Zinke, et al., No. 17-7187, N.D. Calif.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 23, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Company: Chemical Injury Claims Barred By Statute Of Limitations
NEW YORK - A chemical company filed a brief in New York federal court on Jan. 16 arguing that the district court should reconsider its ruling that determined that personal injury claims related to chemical exposure allegedly suffered on banana plantations were not barred by the statute of limitations (Tobias Bermudez Chavez, et al. v. Occidental Chemical Corporation, No. 17-3459, S.D. N.Y.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 23, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Parties Debate Class Action Status At Delaware High Court In Chemical Injury Case
DOVER, Del. - Attorneys for two chemical companies and those representing a class of plaintiffs on Jan. 17 debated before the Delaware Supreme Court the question of whether a long-standing class action related to alleged injuries from chemical exposure on banana plantations was still active (Luis Antonio Aguilar Marquinez, et al., v. Dow Chemical Co., et al., No. 231, 2017, Del. Sup.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - January 23, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Proposed law would turn Florida into a vaccine police state: "Women's Cancer Prevention Act" would mandate mass injections with toxic HPV vaccines
(Natural News) Following in the eugenics footsteps of California’s SB 277, Florida lawmakers are now pushing a totalitarian medical police state law that would deny an education to children who aren’t injected with the extremely toxic and risky HPV vaccine. SB 1551, being deceptively called the “Women’s Cancer Prevention Act,” mandates HPV vaccines in school-aged... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vermont Becomes Ninth U.S. State to Legalize Marijuana Vermont Becomes Ninth U.S. State to Legalize Marijuana
Vermont became the ninth U.S. state and third in the Northeast to legalize recreational marijuana use on Monday when Republican Governor Phil Scott signed a bill passed by the legislature earlier this month.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

New Tax Law May Make Paying Down Mortgage Popular
Is Now the Time to Pay Down Your Mortgage? The new tax law strengthens the arguments to pay off this debt faster. by Allan Roth, AARP, January 19, 2018| Comments: 0. 122376004. Getty Images. Changes to the tax laws may make it more financially beneficial to pay down the principal on your mortgage this year. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - January 23, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

HealthSpot bankruptcy trustee wants Cardinal Health to give back $3M loan payoff
HealthSpot Inc.'s bankruptcy trustee wants Cardinal Health Inc. to return a $3.1 million loan payoff, which fell within federal statutes for seeking clawbacks from investors by one day. If successful, the effort would deplete a nearly empty kitty for repaying unsecured creditors. The bankruptcy case has been dragging on for two years, and the trustee indicated in a report last July that it might not wrap up until the end of 2018. Trustee Myron Terlecky this month got court permi ssion to hire Columbus… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

More Data Needed in Health Emergencies, Lawmakers Told
(MedPage Today) -- Also, more attention is needed for animal, human health linkages (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

U.S. appeals court upholds ruling invalidating J & J patent on Remicade
(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday upheld a ruling that invalidated a crucial Johnson& Johnson patent on its blockbuster rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade, limiting J&J ’s ability to seek damages from Pfizer Inc over its launch of a lower-cost version of the drug. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bracco targets gene therapy for ultrasound contrast
Contrast developer Bracco Imaging has launched an initiative aimed at expanding...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Bracco declines comment on Norris gadolinium lawsuit Bracco Imaging acquires SurgVision Bracco invests in dose monitoring firm Bracco unveils colon insufflator ESR partners with Bracco on fellowships (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Vermont becomes 9th state legalize recreational marijuana
Vermont governor Phil Scott signed a bill into law on Monday legalizing recreational pot with some reservation. Vermont is the ninth state to pass a broad legalization law, but first to do so through legislature. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIH to host a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" on the ethical, legal and social implications of genomics research
Bethesda, Md., Thur., January 23, 2018 - On Monday, Jan. 29, 2018, the National Institutes of Health will hold a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) with experts from NHGRI's Ethical, Legal and Social Implications research program to discuss a variety of topics ranging from how diverse communities receive equitably the benefit of genomics, or how your genome can be used to discriminate against you and the protections to ensure that doesn't happen. The media and the public are invited. A link to submit questions will be available at 8 a.m., Jan. 29th. (Source: NHGRI Press Releases)
Source: NHGRI Press Releases - January 23, 2018 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: news

Isaiah Haastrup: 'God should decide' when baby dies
The mother of an 11-month-old on life support told a court doctors should not decide when he dies. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Usual Suspects: Lawyers Used To Getting Their Way In MDL Process To Lead Opioid Litigation
The prospect of the biggest payday since the $200 billion tobacco settlement in 1998 has drawn many of the same plaintiff lawyers who appear again and again in big tort cases over everything from VW diesels to Vioxx to the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Legal Newsline, Contributor Source Type: news

NIH to host a Reddit " Ask Me Anything " on the ethical, legal and social implications of genomics research
On Monday, January 29, 2018, the National Institutes of Health will hold a Reddit " Ask Me Anything " (AMA) with members of the National Human Genome Research Institute's (NHGRI) Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Research Program, a part of the Division of Genomics and Society. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

"The mosques are the biggest problem we've got right now": key agent and survivor accounts of engaging mosques with domestic and honor-based violence in the United Kingdom - Idriss MM.
This article considers the role of mosques in addressing domestic violence (DV) and honor-based violence (HBV) in the United Kingdom. Utilizing data extracted from interviews with 38 key agents and survivors, this article will highlight that some mosques c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A multivariate comparison of family, felony, and public mass murders in the United States - Fridel EE.
The mass murderer is known by a variety of names in both public and academic spheres, from the family annihilator to the active shooter, from the workplace avenger to the rampage school shooter. Although most researchers acknowledge that the phenomenon is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Injury matters: on female-perpetrated sex crimes - Budd KM, Bierie DM.
This study draws more than 20 years of National Inc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Internet facilitated rape: a multivariate model of offense behavior - Almond L, McManus MA, Chatterton H.
Recent statistics report a significant increase in individuals reporting they have been raped by a stranger whom they have met through the Internet (Internet facilitated rape [IFR]). Previous literature has primarily focused on child victims; hence, the ov... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Male IPV perpetrator's perspectives on intervention and change: a systematic synthesis of qualitative studies - McGinn T, McColgan M, Taylor B.
OBJECTIVE: To add to our understanding of change processes by analyzing perpetrators' perspectives on intervention. METHOD: Fourteen databases were searched and 27 articles reporting relevant qualitative findings were identified. Analytic coding wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

On lethal interactions: differences between expressive and instrumental homicides in Mexico City - Meneses-Reyes R, Quintana-Navarrete M.
Research on violence in Mexico and Latin America suggests that, in part, due to state attempts to fight organized crime and the widespread availability of firearms, violence and homicides in general have experienced a recent shift from expressive to instru... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Pathways to police contact for spousal violence survivors: the role of individual and neighborhood factors in survivors' reporting behaviors - Barrett BJ, Peirone A, Cheung CH, Habibov N.
Rational choice theory proposes that spousal violence survivors engage in a cost-benefit analysis when determining whether to contact the police in the aftermath of violence. Feminist intersectional frameworks contend that the perceived costs and benefits ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Power imbalance between supply vessels and offshore installations may impede the communication of safety issues - S ætrevik B, Ghanonisaber S, Lunde GE.
The power relationships between collaborators may affect communication in safety-critical industries, thus leading to inaccurate or unreliable representations of risks. We interviewed the bridge crew of nine offshore supply vessels (22 informants) about is... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Prediction in a risk analysis context: implications for selecting a risk perspective in practical applications - Goerlandt F, Reniers G.
Recently, there have been several calls for increased attention to foundational issues in risk analysis, addressing issues like terminology, principles and theories. An important foundational issue is the appropriateness of different concepts and perspecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Prison homicide: an extension of violent criminal careers? - Reidy TJ, Sorensen JR, Bonner HS.
This study investigated prison homicide perpetrators through the lens of the career criminal perspective. Prison homicide, while a rare event, has critical implications for the prison environment. Despite its importance as a form of institutional violence ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Process versus personal accidents within sociotechnical systems: loss of control of process versus personal energy? - Leclercq S, Morel G, Chauvin C.
Process safety and personal safety are often distinguished in literature and practice despite an acknowledged advantage in their integration. Degree of damage and type of hazard are advanced as factors that distinguish process and personal accidents. A dam... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Rape aggression defense: unique self-efficacy benefits for survivors of sexual trauma - Pinciotti CM, Orcutt HK.
Self-defense training is consistently linked to psychological benefits for survivors of sexual trauma, yet little is known about how training may uniquely benefit survivors compared with their nonsurvivor peers enrolled in the same course. Path analysis wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Relationship (a)symmetries and violence: comparing intimates and nonpartners - Griffiths E, Yule C, Gartner R.
Violence between social equals differs in character from violence between persons in asymmetrical relationships. Specifically, issues of contention motivating violence vary by the relative status of opponents, such that violence over symbolic issues is mor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The interaction between observer sex and sexual identity on attributions of blame with a heterosexual female victim - Diamond-Welch BK, Mann O, Bass ML, Tollini C.
This article examines the difference in blame attribution between men and women, heterosexuals and homosexuals, and heterosexual males, heterosexual females, gay males, and lesbians in response to a vignette depicting the acquaintance rape of a heterosexua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The prevalence of sexual revictimization: a meta-analytic review - Walker HE, Freud JS, Ellis RA, Fraine SM, Wilson LC.
The literature consistently demonstrates evidence that child sexual abuse survivors are at greater risk of victimization later in life than the general population. This phenomenon is called sexual revictimization. Although this finding is robust, there is ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The psychology of the politics of rape: political ideology, moral foundations, and attitudes toward rape - Barnett MD, Hilz EN.
Previous research has found that conservatives and liberals emphasize different moral foundations. The purpose of these two studies was to investigate whether moral foundations mediate the relationship between political ideology and attitudes toward rape a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Understanding the role of equity in active transportation planning in the United States - Lee RJ, Sener IN, Jones SN.
Active transportation modes are increasingly being acknowledged for their individual and societal benefits. As a result, funding for pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure in the United States has increased substantially in recent years. However, pedestrian... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The oppression of Latina mothers: experiences of exploitation, violence, marginalization, cultural imperialism, and powerlessness in their everyday lives - Ay ón C, Messing JT, Gurrola M, Valencia-Garcia D.
Despite Latinos being the largest growing population in the United States, research has not examined the impact of social structures on the well-being of Latina immigrants; negative social discourse and restrictive laws exacerbate inequality and discrimina... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Investigating the effects of medical marijuana laws on educational attainment - Li Y, Palma MA.
From 1996 to 2013, a total of 19 states and Washington, D.C. adopted medical marijuana laws (MML). Early adolescent marijuana use correlates with several problems later in life, including job-related skill acquisition, illegal substance abuse, and educatio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Regulation or criminalisation: what determines legal standards of safety culture in commercial aviation? - Lawrenson AJ, Braithwaite GR.
This paper highlights that further development of safety culture as a quantifiable standard presents a considerable dilemma to policy makers. The imposition of legal standards in any area of human endeavour is generally predicated on the assumption that th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A quantitative study on gender differences in disclosing child sexual abuse and reasons for nondisclosure - Okur P, van der Knaap LM, Bogaerts S.
This article aims to quantitatively examine whether gender differences exist in formal (to legal or child protection authoritie... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Nigeria:Health Experts Advocate Autonomy, Adequate Financing for NCDC
[Premium Times] Health experts have urged Nigerian lawmakers to give autonomy to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC so as to be able it fully operate without political hindrances. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news