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September 12, 2014

More than one hundred cities and counties in California have adopted tobacco retailer licensing (TRL), which requires all businesses that sell tobacco products to obtain a license from the local jurisdiction in exchange for the privilege of selling these products to consumers....

September 12, 2014

ChangeLab Solutions joins the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law to promote the use of innovative laws and policies to improve community health in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Co-authors Lawrence O. Gostin and Belinda H. Reeve, and ChangeLab...

September 2, 2014

Chronic diseases often associated with obesity, such as diabetes, high-blood pressure, and tooth decay, are preventable. The good news is that we have plenty of tools to help create a healthier environment for everyone headed back to school! ChangeLab Solutions has compiled a list of our top...

August 13, 2014

In response to widespread opioid abuse and overdose, The Network for Public Health Law will host a webinar outlining key policy...

August 12, 2014

Public health experts have found that sugary drinks contribute significantly to poor diet and rising obesity rates. Many studies have demonstrated a link between obesity and the consumption of sodas and other sugary drinks. For communities eager to improve public health, there are several...

July 11, 2014

Even though the Safe Routes to School movement has gained momentum nationwide, many communities still face challenges implementing these programs. Four new publications from ChangeLab Solutions are now available to help districts, parents, and active transportation advocates develop policies...

July 9, 2014

Today, we congratulate the Chicago Department of Public Health on their recognition at the 2014 annual conference of the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) with NACCHO’s “Local Health Department of the Year Award.” The department is led by...

June 26, 2014

ChangeLab Solutions was disappointed today to learn the Court of Appeals for the State of New York struck down New York City’s soda portion control measure. The Court affirmed lower courts rulings that denied the authority of the city’s Board of Health to limit serving sizes of sugary...

June 24, 2014

At ChangeLab Solutions, we believe shared use is a winning strategy because it maximizes the use of public resources to benefit the community as a whole. That’s why, this week, we’ve launched a brand new section of our website focused on...

June 6, 2014
ChangeLab Solutions’ staff attended the National Soda Summit this week in Washington, DC. Senior Staff Attorney Ian McLaughlin and Senior Policy Analyst Christine Fry led two work group sessions on...

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