2014 California Code
Health and Safety Code - HSC
DIVISION 103 - DISEASE PREVENTION AND HEALTH PROMOTION
PART 3 - RISK REDUCTION
CHAPTER 1 - Tobacco Control
ARTICLE 2 - Cigarette and Tobacco Products Surtax Medical Research Program
For the purposes of this article:
(a) “Grantee” means any qualifying public, private, or nonprofit agency or individual including, but not limited to, colleges, universities, hospitals, laboratories, research institutions, local health departments, voluntary health agencies, health maintenance organizations, and individuals conducting research in California.
(b) “Indirect costs” includes such items as use allowance for research facilities, heating, lighting, library services, health and safety services, project administration, and building maintenance, as defined by federal cost accounting guidelines for federally sponsored research.
(c) “Tobacco-related disease” includes, but is not limited to, the following:
(1) Coronary heart disease.
(2) Cerebrovascular disease.
(3) Cancer, including cancers of the lung, larynx, esophagus, bladder, pancreas, and mouth. It is the intent of the Legislature that the university further research the epidemiological link between smoking and breast cancer and prostate cancer.
(4) Chronic obstructive lung disease, including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma, and related lung disorders.
(5) Other conditions or diseases that smoking or tobacco use has been established to be a risk factor for excess disability and illness.
(d) “Tobacco-related disease research” includes, but is not limited to, research in the fields of biomedical science, the social and behavioral sciences, public policy, epidemiology, and public health.
(e) “Public policy research” means research that investigates and evaluates various programs and strategies used by governmental, private, and nonprofit organizations to control tobacco use.
(f) “University” means the University of California.
(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 415, Sec. 5. Effective January 1, 1996.)
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