Legislating for health-related gain: striking a balance
- Giuliani, smoke this. Levy, Dany; Sargent, Greg // New York;1/23/95, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p17
Features places in New York City which will permit smoking even as the Smoke-Free Air Act takes effect on April 10, 1995. RJR Nabisco; Philip Norris; Davidoff of Geneva; Beekman Bar and Books; French roast, restaurant and coffee bar; Matador Record.
- Public Health Law: A Communitarian Perspective. Etzioni, Amitai // Health Affairs;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p102
Emphasizes the need to strike a balance between serving the common good and respecting individual liberties in strengthening security, public safety and public health policies in the U.S. as of November 2002. Communitarian approach to public health; Balancing of rights and responsibilities...
- Health and safety review welcomed. // Grocer;10/23/2010, Vol. 233 Issue 7978, p9
The article reports on the support given by retailers in Great Britain to the findings of an official review into health and safety legislation which calls for the elimination of a number of onerous regulations in the country.
- Home Invasion. Sullum, Jacob // Reason;Feb2008, Vol. 39 Issue 9, p8
The article reports on a U.S. ordinance that bans smoking in private residences, adopted by the city council of Belmont in California. It states that the law applies to any housing which shares a ceiling or floor with another housing unit. Accordingly, the state has also passed a law that...
- France accepts smoking ban, enforces Evin Law. // Cardiovascular Device Update;Feb2007, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p15
The article reports on the decision of the French government to enforce the Evin Law, which calls for a total no-smoking ban, starting January 1, 2008. The announcement met a calm response from Paris. Other European countries that have implemented total smoking ban are Ireland, Norway, Sweden...
- Support a Smoke-Free New York. Jones, David R. // New York Amsterdam News;10/14/2010, Vol. 101 Issue 42, p5
The article discusses the significance of a legislation introduced in the New York City Council that would ban smoking ban at city parks, pedestrian plazas, and on city beaches. The author points out the significance of such ban for the health of the people and for the protection of the...
- No Butts. Brandle, Lars; Spahr, Wolfgang // Billboard;1/12/2008, Vol. 120 Issue 2, p18
The article discusses a nationwide smoking ban in public areas introduced by Germany which includes live venues and dance clubs. Market research company GfK found that 12 percent of German concert goers considered smoking to be an essential part of the experience. The author states that similar...
- WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE: PUBLIC HEALTH AND UNION RIGHTS IN VIRGINIA MASON HOSPITAL V WASHINGTON STATE NURSES ASSOCIATION. Rosenbaum, Sara // Public Health Reports;Sep/Oct2008, Vol. 123 Issue 5, p664
This installment of Law and the Public's Health reports on Virginia Mason Hospital v Washington State Nurses Association, a case that illustrates what happens under the law when public health policy imperatives are expressed in vague and ambiguous terms rather than as explicit regulatory...
- THE MODEL SATE EMERGENCY HEALTH POWERS ACT: PUBLIC HEALTH AND CIVIL LIBERTIES IN A TIME OF TERRORISM. Gostin, Lawrence O. // Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine;Winter2003, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p3
Examines the state of infectious disease law in the U.S. Assessment of antiquity, inconsistency and barriers to effective action; Exploration of the absence of safeguards of personal liberty; Description of national efforts to law reform.