April 22, 2021


Google launches new certification for U.S. health insurance advertisers

Google is launching a new certification program for health insurance advertisers in the U.S. that will only allow government exchanges, first-party providers and licensed third-party brokers to run ads across its platform.

Why it matters: The policy is meant to curb any misinformation, confusion and fraud around health care being provided to consumers via ads.

Details: In order for an advertiser to be certified to run ads, it will need to provide documentation showing it is permitted under state law to sell health insurance, per the new policy.

  • “This includes plans for individual health insurance coverage, short-term coverage and Medicare,
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Blue Diamond first business in county to earn ‘green’ certification

Locals who enjoy Blue Diamond products can rest assured that their favorite almonds are one of the most sustainably-processed commodities in the county following the organization’s recent recognition as Green Business Certified. 

Following a comprehensive certification process, the Blue Diamond Growers facility in Salida recently earned the prestigious distinction and is the first business in Stanislaus County to be recognized by the California Green Business Network, Stanislaus County, for demonstrating sustainability as a top business priority.

“Blue Diamond has a long 110-year history as an almond cooperative, and within that history has been a commitment to sustainability across all our

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