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Concussion Safety Laws in Place In Every State

Forty-eight states have enacted a so-called Zackery Lystedt concussion safety law since May 2009.  Wyoming has enacted a weak concussion safety law, and the high school athletic association in Arkansas has rules that mirror the concussion laws of other states..

Pre-Season Heat Safety Guidelines for High School Sports: States Have Been Slow To Act

Four years after a joint task force of medical groups issued pre-season heat acclimatization guidelines, only ten state high school athletic associations have moved to adopt them.

Youth Sports Concussion Safety Laws: North Carolina

On June 16, 2011, North Carolina governor Bev Perdue signed the Gfeller-Waller Concussion Awareness Act, adding the state to the list of twenty-three states that have enacted strong youth sports concussion safety laws since the first such law was passed in May 2009.
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