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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Nebraska Newsletter for Sunday December 22, 2019 ( 4 items )  

Platte Institute: The Full Platter's Christmas Cottage Food Guide
OMAHA, Nebraska, Dec. 16 -- The Platte Institute issued the following news release: With the Christmas and holiday season upon us, many Nebraskans may still be looking for the right present for a loved one or a confection for a party. To help make the season even brighter, the Platte Institute is distributing a growing list of Nebraska food producers who are able to share their delicacies with more customers thanks to the state's newly-expanded cottage food law. "The Full Platter's Christmas  more

University of Nebraska Medical Center: Jordan Cohen, M.D., to Receive Honorary Doctor Degree
OMAHA, Nebraska, Dec. 16 -- The University of Nebraska Medical Center issued the following news release: Jordan Cohen, M.D., president emeritus of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and chairman emeritus of the board of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation for Humanism in Medicine, will be honored during the University of Nebraska Medical Center's Dec. 20 commencement ceremony for his significant contributions to health care. The ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. in the Joslyn Art Museu  more

University of Nebraska Medical Center: MMI Director Named to Special Olympics International Board
OMAHA, Nebraska, Dec. 19 -- The University of Nebraska Medical Center issued the following news release: Special Olympics International announced earlier this month that Karoly Mirnics, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Munroe-Meyer Institute, will join the Special Olympics International Board of Directors. Dr. Mirnics is the Hattie B. Munroe Professor of Psychiatry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience at UNMC. He is a leader in innovation and medicine, as i  more

UNMC Study: Marijuana Use in E-Cigarettes Increases Among Youth
OMAHA, Nebraska, Dec. 19 -- The University of Nebraska Medical Center issued the following news release: A study published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) found marijuana use in electronic cigarettes has been increasing among U.S. middle and high school students from 2017 to 2018. In the observational study, Hongying "Daisy" Dai, Ph.D., associate professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Public Health used the National Youth Tobacco Survey to   more