ADEA State Update

California Governor Vetoes Campus Sexual Assault Bill

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On Oct. 11, Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA) vetoed A.B. 967, a bill that would have required all public and independent postsecondary institutions that receive student financial... Click Here To Read More

San Francisco, CA, and Boston, MA, Look to Raise Age to Purchase Tobacco

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San Francisco

On Nov. 17, San Francisco Supervisor Scott Weiner (D) sponsored an ordinance to ban tobacco retailers from selling tobacco... Click Here To Read More

State Regulatory Update - December 2015

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  • Wisconsin

    On Oct. 1, clearinghouse rule (CR) 15-013 became effective. The previous rule required an applicant who is a graduate of a foreign dental school to provide evidence that they have completed a postgraduate or... Click Here To Read More

Reports of Interest - December 2015

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  • The Michigan Prescription Drug and Opioid Abuse Task Force presented Gov. Rick Snyder (R-MI) with a comprehensive report of their findings and numerous recommendations for changes in regulations and practices that could... Click Here To Read More

ADEA Advocacy Website: Helping You Stay Abreast of State and Federal Legislation and Policy

State Policy, Federal Policy | Permanent link

The ADEA Advocacy website is a tool to help you access information on issues of importance to academic dentistry and dental and craniofacial research, and to facilitate communication with elected officials on issues of importance to you and your institution.

Through the ADEA Advocacy... Click Here To Read More

Massachusetts Joint Committee Holds Hearing on Advanced Dental Hygiene Practitioner Bill

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On Sept. 29, the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health heard testimony on two bills, S.1118 and a companion measure ... Click Here To Read More

North Dakota, New Mexico Hold Meetings on Dental Services and Alternative Workforce Models

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North Dakota

On August 18, the Joint Committee on Health Services met to continue its discussion of dental services in North Dakota. During the meeting, Legislative Council staff presented a memorandum relating... Click Here To Read More

Massachusetts Governor Asks State’s Medical Schools to Help Combat the Opioid Epidemic

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In early September, Gov. Charlie Baker (R-MA) met with the Massachusetts Medical Society and the deans of the four medical schools in the state to discuss opportunities for enhancing curriculum and establishing cross-institutional best practices in pain management and safe prescribing of opioids.

Providing physicians with... Click Here To Read More

Denver, Colorado and the State of Illinois Move to Continue Water Fluoridation

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On Aug. 26, the Denver Board of Water Commissioners unanimously approved a ... Click Here To Read More

City of San Marcos, Texas Slated to Vote on Water Fluoridation in November

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On Nov. 3, San Marcos residents will vote on whether to continue community water fluoridation in the area. The ballot language reads as follows:

Proposition 1 (see PDF page 3): “Amending the San Marcos City Charter... Click Here To Read More