Broad Public Health Issues

The Broad Public Policy committee reviews and prioritizes all federal and state policy which is not related to tobacco, obesity or the Fund for a Healthy Maine, falls under the purview of the Broad Public Health Committee.  We discuss and prioritize legislation varying from environmental health, substance abuse, oral health, vaccine legislation and much, much more.

2015 public hearing testimony and fact sheets:

MPHA and Partners Recreational Use of Marijuana Fact Sheet, click here

Recreational Use of Marijuana talking points by MAPSA, click here

Immunization fact_sheet

LD 112 seat belt testimony 2 27 15

LD123 tanning bed testimony 2 12 15

LD 715 restaurant inspectors testimony_4 15

Testimony in support of LD 812_overdose 4 15

LD 557 MJ on school grounds oppostion testimony

LD 827 Testimony in Opposition of fluoride voting

 

LD1401 and 1380_marijuana opposition_5 15

A sample of the 2014 public hearing testimony delivered on behalf of MPHA: