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A webinar on policy options to reduce health inequities in the California Workplace Act
January 1, 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the start date of California's Smokefree Workplace Act. Although widely considered to be a comprehensive smokefree air law, the California Smokefree Workplace Act still does not prohibit smoking in workplaces such as hotels, cabs of trucks, warehouses...
Webinar presented December 10, 2014
A webinar about a tool for healthy homes and families
Poor housing can contribute to - or even cause - a wide array of health problems for children, adults, and the elderly. Compared to reactive, complaint-based code enforcement programs, Proactive Rental Inspection (PRI) programs ensure covered rental units are inspected on a regular basis. By...
Webinar presented December 4, 2014
A webinar on how to use policy to improve food access
The most sustainable change to a food retail environment may be through policy change. This webinar outlines retail policy options and highlights examples of areas that have enacted healthy retail policy.
Webinar presented November 18, 2014
A webinar on fees and how to use our interactive calculator
Tobacco retailer licensing (TRL) programs require all businesses that sell tobacco products to obtain a license from the local jurisdiction in exchange for the privilege of selling these products. California communities that want a TRL program to help reduce smoking rates, often struggle to...
Webinar presented November 13, 2014
A webinar series on improving the food retail environment
Healthy food advocates can use a variety of approaches to change the food retail environment in their community. This six-part webinar series highlights these diverse strategies. Learn more by visiting the webinar archive page for each webinar in the series.
Webinar presented November 6, 2014
A webinar on how policy can help improve health
The link between retail price and tobacco consumption is well documented. When cigarettes cost more, fewer people smoke -- fewer people start, more people quit, and fewer former users relapse -- and those who continue to smoke do so less frequently. This webinar reviews two emerging strategies...
Webinar presented October 30, 2014
A webinar about improving access and affordability of fresh produce
Once a retailer decides to sell healthier foods, they face another challenge: working with distributors to stock small amounts of produce at an affordable rate and in a convenient mannter. This webinar describes components of the distribution system, identifies distribution challenges that urban...
Webinar presented October 22, 2014
A webinar on promoting informed choices
Requiring safety warnings on sugary drinks to inform consumers of the harmful health impact of consuming those products is an emerging policy strategy that has potential to change the prevalence of chronic and preventable diseases including diabetes among youth and adults. The presenters discuss...
Webinar presented September 24, 2014
A webinar on improving access to healthy food in rural areas
Many healthy food retail interventions focus on urban environments, and there is little information on how to increase food access in rural areas.
Webinar presented September 23, 2014
A webinar on getting Federal funding
Healthy food retail projects rely on financing to create and support healthy changes. This webinar highlights lesser known federal funding opportunities, such as Specialty Crop Block Grants, Community Development Block Grants, Community Development Financial Institutions, and USDA rural...
Webinar presented May 20, 2014