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The FDA Announces Plan To Ban Menthol Cigarettes

On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration announced its plan to ban menthol cigarettes in response to a 2013 citizen petition advocating the ban of mint-flavored cigarettes, the Washington Post reports. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 20 million Americans smoke menthols. Phillip Gardiner, the co-chair of the …

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Black And Latino Americans Aren’t Receiving The COVID-19 Vaccine, Data Shows That Vaccine Coverage Is Twice As High Among White People

Black and Latino Americans are receiving the vaccine at a lower rate than white people.¬†Health advocates blame the US federal government and hospitals for not prioritizing equitable access to the COVID-19 vaccine. CNN data from 14 states found that white people receive the vaccine at higher rates than Black and …

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