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The Health Policy Connection features the expertise of our colleagues both internal and external to Loma Linda University Health, sharing their views on various health policy-related topics relevant to the current times.

Please note that the views and opinions expressed in the following articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of Loma Linda University Health or the Institute for Health Policy and Leadership.

Blood Alcohol Content, Drinking, Drunk driving, Under the Influence, Utah

Utah’s New Law Against Drinking and Driving

In late 2018, Utah lowered the legal blood alcohol content allowed when driving. How will the other states respond?

CBD, cannabidiol, federal, health, hemp, marijuana, quality, safety, state

The Next Wellness Craze in America?

Cannabidiol is ubiquitous but we don’t know much about it. Read on to find out more.

Chemicals, Smoking, Thirdhand Smoke, Tobacco, nicotine

Thirdhand Smoke

Have you ever heard of thirdhand smoke? Read this blog to learn more!

CHIP, CalFresh, Medi-Cal, Medicaid, SNAP, entry into US, federal benefits, green card, health, housing, public assistance, public charge, visa

Public Charge and Public Health

Will immigrants soon have to choose between their health and their status in the US?