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RedEyeStudents, faculty and other employees of the University of Illinois at Chicago will have to kiss their tobacco products--and their electronic cigarettes--goodbye this summer thanks to a new tobacco-free campus policy that will go into effect July 1....
WASHINGTON (AP) — Advocates for seniors say President Barack Obama is breaking his promise to protect Social Security, while conservatives say he is breaking his promise not to raise taxes on the middle class. Obama's budget proposal includes a...
The conventional wisdom among lawmakers is that if you're going to propose a new program, you should also propose a way to pay for it. That's more fiscally responsible than simply dipping deeper into the Treasury and worrying about the consequences later....
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's new budget offers Medicare cuts to entice Republicans into tax negotiations, while plowing ahead to cover the uninsured next year under the health care law the GOP has bitterly fought to repeal. But the...
As thoroughly awful as everyone knows cigarettes to be — still the No. 1 cause of premature death in this country — public officials walk a blurry line when they try to reduce smoking's terrible toll. As long as they lack the will to ban...
If the government knows certain products cause severe health problems on consumers, the manufacturers should be required to have warning labels advising consumers about the risk. For example tobacco is known to cause cancer and heart related problems,...
Tags: Politics, Human Rights, Consumers
firstname.lastname@example.orgAfter throat cancer took his voice box, it took David Briles three years to learn how to speak a complete sentence by burping continuously. The 59-year-old Charleston, W.Va., native never regained much of his ability to laugh again, but was determined...
California college students who smoke may be conflicted if asked to sign the petition for one proposed initiative. The measure, which has been cleared by the state for signature gathering, would increase funding for student financial aid but do so by...
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Fighting the tobacco industry's tactics in the world's poorest countries and ensuring the best vaccines get to those most in need are key to cutting the number of cancer deaths worldwide, according to a report by specialists in the...
The Hartford CourantA federal bribery and conspiracy investigation that grew out of efforts to kill a tobacco tax at the state legislature has widened in recent months to include how the state appropriated tens of millions of dollars through bonding. The direction of the...
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PIERRE — An attempt by Rapid City officials to have the Legislature make hookah lounges comply with the state’s smoking ban backfired Thursday. A House panel reversed the legislation, so that hookah lounges would be exempt if they were...
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