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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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Big Question in Opioid Suits: How to Divide Any Settlement

The roughly 2,000 state and local governments suing the drug industry over the deadly opioid crisis have yet to see any verdicts or reach any big national settlements but are already tussling with each other over how to divide any money they collect. Overdo...