2014 California Code
Health and Safety Code - HSC
CHAPTER 1 - Tobacco Control
ARTICLE 2 - Cigarette and Tobacco Products Surtax Medical Research Program

CA Health & Safety Code § 104530 (2014) What's This?

It is the intent of the Legislature that the university, as lead agency, do all of the following:

(a) Provide overall direction and coordination of the program.

(b) Provide staff assistance to the advisory committee and review panels.

(c) Provide for periodic program evaluation, to assure that work funded is consistent with program goals.

(d) Maintain a system of financial reporting and accountability.

(e) Provide for the systematic dissemination of research results to the public and the health care community, and to provide for a mechanism to disseminate the most current research findings in the areas of smoking cessation and the prevention of tobacco use in order that these findings may be applied to the implementation of the Health Education Account.

(f) Develop policies and procedures to facilitate the translation of research results into commercial applications wherever appropriate.

(g) Undertake an outreach program to inform interested parties of the availability of grants for public policy research in the area of tobacco control.

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 386, Sec. 30. Effective January 1, 2010.)

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