FDA Moves To Ban Sales Of Menthol Cigarettes, Flavored Cigars


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it has begun the process of banning menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. “Banning menthol — the last allowable flavor — in cigarettes and banning all flavors in cigars will help save lives, particularly among those disproportionately affected by these deadly products. With these …

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DeSantis Signs ‘Stop WOKE Act’ Into Law

DeSantis signs Stop WOKE Act

by Diane Rado, Florida Phoenix April 22, 2022 Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed HB 7 into law on Friday, an “Intellectual Freedom” measure also referred to as the “Stop WOKE” act. Among critics, it caused immediate condemnation across Florida and states elsewhere. “We believe in education, not indoctrination,” said DeSantis, …

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Oklahoma Just Passed A Near-Total Abortion Ban

Gov. Kevin Stitt

Shefali Luthra Originally published by The 19th Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a law Tuesday criminalizing all abortions with narrow exceptions to save the pregnant person’s life. Under the law, medical providers who perform abortions could be punished with up to 10 years in prison. “We want Oklahoma to be …

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