Snapshots

Legislative Snapshots are graphic illustrations that summarize specific or newsworthy topics of interest. Snapshots are extracted from the quarterly issues of the SCLD Update newsletter.

Cancer

States with Laws Addressing Skin Cancer and Skin Cancer Prevention
(Laws as of June 30, 2008)
State HPV-Related Measures
(Laws as of June 30, 2007)
States with Resolutions Recognizing Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
(Laws as of March 31, 2007)
States with Laws Addressing Minors’ Access to Tanning Facilities
(Laws as of September 30, 2006)
States with Screening or Treatment Programs for Gender-Specific Forms of Cancer in Underserved Populations
(Laws as of June 30, 2006)
States with Measures Addressing Kidney Cancer Awareness Month
(Laws as of March 31, 2006)
Laws Addressing Employee Leave for Bone Marrow Donations
(Laws as of June 30, 2005)
States with Resolutions Addressing Skin Cancer
(Laws as of March 31, 2005)
Coverage by Private Health Insurers for Breast Cancer Treatment Service
(Laws as of June 30,2004)
Third-Party Coverage for Lymphedema Treatment
(Laws as of June 30, 2003)
Off-label Use of Prescription Drugs for Cancer Treatment
(Laws as of June 30, 2002)
Cancer Surveillance
(Laws as of March 31, 2002)

Health Disparities

States with Laws Addressing Competency Training and/or Recruitment/Retention of Underrepresented Populations in the Health Sciences Workforce (Laws as of September 30, 2007)

Tobacco

States with Laws Addressing Inmate Smoking Inside of Correctional Facilities (Laws as of September 30, 2008)
States with Laws Addressing Youth Exposure to Tobacco Smoke in Vehicles
(Laws as of March 31, 2008)
Bidis Sales
(Laws as of March 31, 2004)
Youth Access to Tobacco Products through Vending Machines
(Laws as of March 31, 2003)
States with Laws Related to Smoking in Restaurants
(Laws as of September 30, 2003)
Snuff Excise Taxes
(Laws as of September 30, 2002)