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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 26, HEALTH AND VITAL STATISTICS

    Chapter 14:

      Section: 26:14-2: Findings, declarations relative to informed consent for medical research.

2. The Legislature finds and declares that:

a. Access to the latest treatments developed through medical research is essential to provide the citizens of this State with the best health care services available;

b. The advancement of the scientific understanding of health, behavior, disease, and treatment is a vital endeavor for the benefit of humankind;

c. Ground-breaking research is currently being conducted in New Jersey by a wide variety of health professionals in the diagnosis, intervention and monitoring of all aspects of health and medical care; and

d. All research involving human participants, regardless of the setting, must be conducted with profound respect for their health, safety, and dignity.

L.2007, c.316, s.2.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:49.

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