NALBOH is committed to connect members with important resources to support their work as board of health members. Visit the NALBOH pages for the following resources:
Smoke-free Policy Guidelines for Boards of Health
Legal Authority for Tobacco Control (3rd Edition)
The Network for Public Health Law helps local, tribal, state and federal public health officials and practitioners, as well as attorneys, policymakers, and advocates use law as a tool to improve public health. With five Regional Centers at Arizona State University, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, the University of Maryland, the University of Michigan and the University of North Carolina, the Network provides assistance, resources and training to those who must grapple with the many legal complexities that exist in modern public health. Visit networkforphl.org.
ChangeLab Solutions creates innovative laws and policies to ensure everyday health for all, whether that’s providing access to affordable, healthy food and beverages, creating safe opportunities for physical activity, or ensuring the freedom to enjoy smokefree air and clean water. We specialize in researching and drafting model laws and policies, providing analysis and recommendations on environmental change strategies, developing educational toolkits and fact sheets, and providing on-demand training and technical assistance to support stakeholders in their policy reform efforts. Visit changelabsolutions.org.
The Public Health Law Center is a national nonprofit law and policy organization that helps health leaders, officials, and advocates use the law to advance public health. Founded in 2000, our organization is a leader in U.S. public health policy, and a respected legal resource for dozens of local, state, national and international health organizations. Visit publichealthlawcenter.org.
The Center for Public Health Law Research at Temple University supports the widespread adoption of scientific tools and methods for mapping and evaluating the impact of law on health. Visit publichealthlawresearch.org.
About the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Public Health Law Program
A CDC program launched in 2000 that works to improve the health of the public by developing law-related tools and providing legal technical assistance to public health practitioners and policy makers in state, tribal, local, and territorial jurisdictions. Visit https://www.cdc.gov/phlp/.
About the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
For more than 40 years the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has worked to improve the health and health care of all Americans. RWJF strives to build a national culture of health that will enable all Americans to live longer, healthier lives now and for generations to come. Visit www.rwjf.org.