June 20, 2022
New Jersey Smoke Bills Get Hearings
Surgical smoke evacuation gaining steam in the garden state.
May 18, 2022
AORN Legislative Successes Continue
Georgia and Connecticut join the ranks of surgical smoke-free states.
March 24, 2022
Arizona and Washington to Go Surgical Smoke-Free
AORN is proud to announce that, on March 24, two more states joined the ranks of the surgical smoke-free: Arizona and Washington.
March 21, 2022
First Forum Update: Smoke Evacuation Legislation Success
At least 12 states are considering surgical smoke evacuation legislation this year, with a proposed rule expected out of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission later in 2022.
February 4, 2022
Surgical Smoke Bills on the Move Out West
The 2022 state legislative sessions are well underway, and AORN is working on surgical smoke evacuation legislation in nine states, with an expectation that two additional bills will be introduced this year. Already, three surgical smoke bills have been heard in committee and advanced for further consideration...