FDA Bans The Sale Of Juul E-Cigarettes

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday ordered Juul Labs to pull its e-cigarettes off the American market. The FDA’s order affects all of the company’s products sold in the United States, which makes up the majority of Juul’s sales, according to The New York Times. Juul has been …

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President Biden Backs Gas Tax Holiday

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President Joe Biden on Wednesday called on Congress and state legislatures to provide a temporary reprieve from gas taxes — but members of his own party and Republicans appeared opposed, making it look unlikely on the federal level. In addition, many state legislatures are out of session for the year …

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U.S. Senate Moves Forward On Gun Safety Legislation

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The Senate is poised to pass a bipartisan bill later this week that could become the most comprehensive federal gun safety legislation in years, including billions in new mental health funding. Senators on a procedural vote late Tuesday agreed 64-34 to start debate on the gun control bill, which would also have to …

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‘Poverty Is Violence!’ Thousands of Demonstrators in DC Demand Economic Justice

Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams Led by the Poor People’s Campaign, advocacy groups and low-income individuals gathered in Washington, D.C. on Saturday to demand that policymakers “fight poverty, not the poor.” “We are the 140 million poor and low-wealth people, standing together to declare we won’t be silent anymore,” said Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, co-chair of the campaign. …

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