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Regulating Non-Cigarette Tobacco Products More Effectively

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Cigarette manufacturers and others are moving aggressively to develop, test, and market many non-cigarette commercial tobacco products, also called “other tobacco products” (OTPs).  This webinar provides a description of OTPs, including gaps in regulation, and emphasizes the important role state and local health departments can play in regulating these products. 

Promoting Recreational Use of School Property After-Hours

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

This webinar outlines the importance of community use of school property, discuss the concerns behind community use of school facilities and liability, give the legal basics on liability and address the key concepts of the model School Recreational Use Statute.

Drafting Effective Public Health Policies

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Drafting effective policies is critical to achieving overall systems change.  Having clear policies helps to avoid confusion and controversy during the implementation phase.  This webinar provides tips and suggestions on challenges, and provide tools to overcome those hurdles. 

Webinar: Legal Protections for Nursing Mothers in Minnesota (2011)

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

This webinar addresses the legal protections under both Minnesota and federal law that protect nursing mothers in the workplace.  In addition, the webinar highlights the benefits of breastfeeding for mothers, infants, employers and our health care system overall. 

Webinar: The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009

Monday, April 19, 2010

An overview of the 2009 federal legislation regulating tobacco products and its impact on the tobacco control authority of state and local governments.

Legal Issues in Worksite Wellness Webinar

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Employers who establish worksite wellness programs must comply with certain legal requirements. This webinar outlines important legal issues to consider, including HIPAA nondiscrimination regulations, the HIPAA Privacy Rule, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), federal and state nursing mothers laws, and federal income tax law.

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Video: Public Health Law in the Trenches: United States v. Philip Morris

Friday, February 19, 2010

Sharon Eubanks, lead counsel representing the  Department of  Justice in  the historic tobacco case U.S. v. Philip  Morris USA.

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Webinar: Preemption and Public Health

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

A basic introduction to preemption concepts and how they apply to public health.