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No More Menthol Cigarettes: New Ban on Tobacco, Vape Flavors

BOSTON — Massachusetts’ governor signed into law Wednesday a groundbreaking ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes. Republican Gov. Charlie Baker’s signature makes Massachusetts the first to enact a permanent s...
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Senators Grill Pharmaceutical CEOs About High Drug Prices

WASHINGTON — Senators grilled CEOs of seven major drug companies on Tuesday over high prescription drug prices that are a drain on Medicare and Medicaid and a burden to millions of Americans. The extraordinary public accounting was a sign that Congress and the...