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Assessing the Impact of Federal and State Preemption in Public Health: A Framework for Decision Makers.

May 11, 2017

In public health, preemption occurs when a higher level of government takes away the power of lower jurisdictions to adopt stronger laws. This article discusses the background and rationale behind Grassroots Change’s Preemption Framework, a tool to help grassroots advocates assess and respond to state and federal preemption.