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A. The health research fund is established. Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the department shall deposit, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, all monies it administers pursuant to section 36-773 into the health research fund. The department shall administer the fund.
B. Except as provided by section 36-276, the department shall only expend monies in the health research fund for research on the prevention and treatment of tobacco related disease and addiction and research into the causes, epidemiology and diagnosis of diseases, the formulation of cures, the medically accepted treatment or the prevention of diseases including new drug discovery and development, and may include behavioral studies and attitude assessments, and for expenses incurred by the department in carrying out the purposes described in section 36-773.
C. Monies in the health research fund are exempt from section 35-190 relating to lapsing of appropriations.