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May 17, 2016

ChangeLab Solutions is celebrating a decision in San Francisco today supporting the addition of safety warnings to sugary drink advertisements. Judge Edward Chen denied the American Beverage Association’s request for an order blocking the city’s soda warnings law.

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May 5, 2016

This week, the federal government and the state of California took major steps to strengthen tobacco control policy and improve public health. 

Marking a watershed moment, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today...

May 2, 2016
In communities across the country, residents are seeking safe, accessible, and affordable places for exercise and play. Shared use is a practical solution because it allows people to exercise and play at existing recreational facilities, such as playgrounds, walking trails, and gymnasiums....
April 25, 2016
In a presentation last week on the health effects of food and beverage marketing, ChangeLab Solutions’ senior staff attorney Sabrina Adler discussed viable policy options for addressing unhealthy marketing. Adler provided an analysis of the First Amendment and explained the policy landscape...
April 13, 2016
A $485 million, three-year investment in community health and prevention policy may prevent thousands of premature deaths and save the nation billions, according to a...
April 1, 2016

Health is one of our most precious resources. And now, as we celebrate National Public Health Week, we’re focused on what it takes to create the healthiest nation possible by 2030. But how do we make that vision a reality?

We need...

March 30, 2016

Improving community health requires purposeful action and strategic relationships. In a recent blog post about medical-...

March 21, 2016

This March, as we celebrate National Nutrition Month, it’s important not only to promote healthy drinks, like water, but also to identify strategies for making...

February 1, 2016

In 2011, Americans consumed approximately 292.8 billion cigarettes, which resulted in an estimated 110 million pounds of waste. Unfortunately, much of this tobacco waste – filters and cigarette butts, for instance – ends up on streets, in parks, on beaches, and in other public places. Not only...

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