• UVM gets $19.5M to study tobacco
    September 20,2013
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    UVM gets $19.5M

    to study tobacco

    BURLINGTON — The University of Vermont is the recipient of a $19.5 million, five-year federal grant to bring science-based regulation to the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of tobacco.

    UVM officials announced Thursday the school is one of 14 Tobacco Centers of Regulatory Science, which are receiving a total of up to $53 million for tobacco-related research in fiscal 2013.

    The money is coming from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health.

    The tobacco centers are designed to generate research to inform the regulation of tobacco products and protect public health.

    UVM psychiatry Professor Stephen Higgins says the school has a long history and extensive expertise in the field of changing unhealthy behaviors like smoking.
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