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WSFA 12 Montgomery
A look at what passed and failed in the '16 sessiona bill to enact a Colorado-style law that would give borrowers up to six months
A look at what passed and failed in the '16 session
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 25 minutes ago
a bill to enact a Colorado-style law that would give borrowers up to six months to pay back payday loans. However, a House committee watered-down the bill. It did not get a floor vote in the final two days of the session. PRISON... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Hutchinson Unlikely to Try Ending King-Lee Holiday This Yearduring a special session on highways this month. Proposals to end the joint ho
Hutchinson Unlikely to Try Ending King-Lee Holiday This Year
Arkansas Business / Posted an hour ago
during a special session on highways this month. Proposals to end the joint holiday failed multiple times before a House committee last year after opponents said the separation would belittle Southern heritage. Hutchinson has said King... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Season of Slappingrespect to the first case, CGP quickly denounced the action of his orderly who
Season of Slapping
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
respect to the first case, CGP quickly denounced the action of his orderly who slapped Mrakpor, tendered an apology to the House Committee on Interior and declared that the prisons officer was on his own in the matter. CGIS Abeshi however did no... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on marijuana legalization: Medical? OK; Recreational? Nothis session — Senate Bill 271, which would increase medical conditions that wo
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on marijuana legalization: Medical? OK; Recreational? No
The Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
this session — Senate Bill 271, which would increase medical conditions that would be covered — narrowly won approval in a House committee earlier this week and is scheduled to be heard by the full chamber next Wednesday. It already has passed the... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Gov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committeeGov. John Bel Edwards weighed in on a bill approved by a House committee that w
Gov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committee
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 hours ago
Gov. John Bel Edwards weighed in on a bill approved by a House committee that would expand access to medical marijuana. At a press conference Thursday afternoon, the governor said he supports the measure which increases the number of diseases where... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Authorities discover major drug operation in Welshmaterial were found in a mobile home in Welsh. They're now looking for suspects
Authorities discover major drug operation in Welsh
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 hours ago
material were found in a mobile home in Welsh. They're now looking for suspects connected to the home. Days after a house committee gave the thumbs up to a bill expanding access to medical marijuana, Governor John Bel Edwards is weighing in.... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
I-77 at I-277 shut down for hours after tractor-trailer crashes, spills potatoesthat would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. Edwards ad
I-77 at I-277 shut down for hours after tractor-trailer crashes, spills potatoes
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 5 hours ago
that would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committeeGov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committee Gov. John Bel Edwards weighed in on... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Would-be robber runs off after victim fires shotthat would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. Edwards ad
Would-be robber runs off after victim fires shot
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 5 hours ago
that would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committeeGov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committee Gov. John Bel Edwards weighed in on... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
BRPD investigates shooting on Fairfields Avenuethat would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. Edwards ad
BRPD investigates shooting on Fairfields Avenue
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 5 hours ago
that would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committeeGov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committee Gov. John Bel Edwards weighed in on... Read more
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PR.com
Esteemed Lifetime VIP Member, John M. Lalli, Has Been Recognized by America�s Registry of Outstanding Professionals as Bio of the Month of June 2016He was invited by the White House as subject matter expert technology consultan
Esteemed Lifetime VIP Member, John M. Lalli, Has Been Recognized by America�s Registry of Outstanding Professionals as Bio of the Month of June 2016
PR.com / Posted 7 hours ago
He was invited by the White House as subject matter expert technology consultant (Carter Administration) to join 'White House Committee on Technology' and earned the American Management Association Philosophy of Education and Services Award. His... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Assembly Over Corrected 2016 Budget to Presidencytransmission of the corrected version of the budget, which had suffered delay,
National Assembly Over Corrected 2016 Budget to Presidency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
transmission of the corrected version of the budget, which had suffered delay, was disclosed by the Deputy Chairman of House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Jonathan Gaza, while briefing journalists at the assembly complex. Though Gaza... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
State police fires Beauregard Parish trooper after investigationthat would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. Edwards ad
State police fires Beauregard Parish trooper after investigation
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 7 hours ago
that would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committeeGov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committee Gov. John Bel Edwards weighed in on... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
BRPD investigates shooting on Fairfields Ave.that would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. Edwards ad
BRPD investigates shooting on Fairfields Ave.
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 7 hours ago
that would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committeeGov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committee Gov. John Bel Edwards weighed in on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Deafening Silence of Nigerian Legislators On MTN Finebacked by the law to investigate, what they have failed to do is to quickly and
The Deafening Silence of Nigerian Legislators On MTN Fine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
backed by the law to investigate, what they have failed to do is to quickly and promptly conclude on the matter through its house committee to support on-going efforts towards an amicable solution. We must commend the efforts of the Attorney... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adeosun - N165 Billion Monthly Civil Service Wage Bill Not Sustainablewhich was removed from the N3 billion allocated to the Nigerian Communications
Adeosun - N165 Billion Monthly Civil Service Wage Bill Not Sustainable
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
which was removed from the N3 billion allocated to the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) by the Senate and House Committees on Communications. The sources further revealed that 80 per cent of the grey areas highlighted by the... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Hazardous smoke, dangerous chemicals released in Houston firethat would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. Edwards ad
Hazardous smoke, dangerous chemicals released in Houston fire
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 8 hours ago
that would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committeeGov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committee Gov. John Bel Edwards weighed in on... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Gov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committeethat would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. John Bel
Gov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committee
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 8 hours ago
that would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. John Bel Edwards weighed in on... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Lawmakers seek to raise minimum age for exotic dancers, combat human traffickingthat would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. Edwards ad
Lawmakers seek to raise minimum age for exotic dancers, combat human trafficking
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 8 hours ago
that would make changes to gentlemen’s clubs across the state. Gov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committeeGov. Edwards addresses medical marijuana bill approved by House committee Gov. John Bel Edwards weighed in on... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
CO lawmakers finally confront state’s housing crunchbuyer Freddie Mac. Democrats tried Thursday to salvage the effort to do someth
CO lawmakers finally confront state’s housing crunch
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 10 hours ago
buyer Freddie Mac. Democrats tried Thursday to salvage the effort to do something about affordable housing this year. A House committee approved three Democratic proposals to boost affordable housing. One would use $40 million from the state’s... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
E-cigarette, cigar lovers say new rules will wipe out 'the little guy'new or something different." According to The Associated Press, House Republic
E-cigarette, cigar lovers say new rules will wipe out 'the little guy'
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 hours ago
new or something different." According to The Associated Press, House Republicans may oppose the new regulations. A House committee last month approved industry-backed legislation that would bar the FDA from requiring safety reviews of... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Medical marijuana advocacy group not happy with house billnot happy with house bill For the first time ever in the state of Ohio, the pu
Medical marijuana advocacy group not happy with house bill
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 11 hours ago
not happy with house bill For the first time ever in the state of Ohio, the push to legalize medical marijuana passes a house committee, and unanimously. It's been a fight at the statehouse for more than a decade, but some medical marijuana... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
FDA to begin regulating electronic cigarettesof all ages," she said. There is at least one congressional effort to curb the
FDA to begin regulating electronic cigarettes
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 hours ago
of all ages," she said. There is at least one congressional effort to curb the FDA's new rules. Legislation approved by a House committee last month would prevent the FDA from requiring reviews of products already on the market. Newly introduced... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
A look and what passed and failed in the '16 sessiona bill to enact a Colorado-style law that would give borrowers up to six months
A look and what passed and failed in the '16 session
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 12 hours ago
a bill to enact a Colorado-style law that would give borrowers up to six months to pay back payday loans. However, a House committee watered-down the bill. It did not get a floor vote in the final two days of the session. PRISON... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
La. House committee kills bill that would lift ban on raw milk salesThe road to legalizing the sale of raw milk in Louisiana once again hit a dead
La. House committee kills bill that would lift ban on raw milk sales
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 12 hours ago
The road to legalizing the sale of raw milk in Louisiana once again hit a dead end. A House committee killed SB 29 Thursday with the committee chairman casting the tie-breaking vote, 8-7. After successfully making it through the Senate for a third... Read more
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The Advocate
On marijuana legalization, Gov John Bel Edwards: Medical? OK; Recreational? Nothis session — Senate Bill 271, which would increase medical conditions that wo
On marijuana legalization, Gov John Bel Edwards: Medical? OK; Recreational? No
The Advocate / Posted 13 hours ago
this session — Senate Bill 271, which would increase medical conditions that would be covered — narrowly won approval in a House committee earlier this week and is scheduled to be heard by the full chamber next Wednesday. It already has passed the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
A look and what Alabama legislation passed and failed in 2016a bill to enact a Colorado-style law that would give borrowers up to six months
A look and what Alabama legislation passed and failed in 2016
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 hours ago
a bill to enact a Colorado-style law that would give borrowers up to six months to pay back payday loans. However, a House committee watered-down the bill. It did not get a floor vote in the final two days of the session. PRISON... Read more
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The Advocate
On marijuana legalization, Gov John Bel Edwards: Medical? OK; Recreational? Nothis session — Senate Bill 271, which would increase medical conditions that wo
On marijuana legalization, Gov John Bel Edwards: Medical? OK; Recreational? No
The Advocate / Posted 15 hours ago
this session — Senate Bill 271, which would increase medical conditions that would be covered — narrowly won approval in a House committee earlier this week and is scheduled to be heard by the full chamber next Wednesday. It has already passed the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana legislative roundup: How your lawmakers votedTanner Magee, a Houma Republican, would do away with the fees for veterans enti
Louisiana legislative roundup: How your lawmakers voted
The Houma Courier / Posted 15 hours ago
Tanner Magee, a Houma Republican, would do away with the fees for veterans entirely. Wrongful conviction bill halted A House committee halted a Shreveport lawmaker's bid to relax the legal definition under which a person wrongfully convicted of... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
La. House committee kills bill that would lift ban on raw milk salesThe road to legalizing the sale of raw milk in Louisiana once again hit a dead
La. House committee kills bill that would lift ban on raw milk sales
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 15 hours ago
The road to legalizing the sale of raw milk in Louisiana once again hit a dead end. A House committee killed SB 29 Thursday with the committee chairman casting the tie-breaking vote, 8-7. After successfully making it through the Senate for a third... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hutchinson: Unlikely to try ending King-Lee holiday this yearduring a special session on highways this month. Proposals to end the joint ho
Hutchinson: Unlikely to try ending King-Lee holiday this year
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 hours ago
during a special session on highways this month. Proposals to end the joint holiday failed multiple times before a House committee last year after opponents said the separation would belittle Southern heritage. Hutchinson has said King... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rightsa person's religious freedom unless it was the least restrictive means of furth
US gov't says North Carolina LGBT law violates civil rights
The Record Searchlight / Posted 17 hours ago
a person's religious freedom unless it was the least restrictive means of furthering a compelling governmental interest. A House committee indefinitely postponed discussion on the bill. FLORIDA Republican Gov. Rick Scott signed a law stating that... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Hutchinson unlikely to try ending King-Lee holiday this yearduring a special session on highways this month. Proposals to end the joint ho
Hutchinson unlikely to try ending King-Lee holiday this year
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 17 hours ago
during a special session on highways this month. Proposals to end the joint holiday failed multiple times before a House committee last year after opponents said the separation would belittle Southern heritage. Hutchinson has said King... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
TOM PHILPOTT: Senators want caregiver benefits phased in for older vetsdesk,” Miller said.Rather than compile one massive piece of legislation as the
TOM PHILPOTT: Senators want caregiver benefits phased in for older vets
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 19 hours ago
desk,” Miller said.Rather than compile one massive piece of legislation as the Senate committee opted to do, the House committee shepherded 21 bills on veterans’ issues through the House, which now await Senate actionBeside differences in... Read more
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Air Force Times
VA Secretary says House budget plan would 'hurt veterans'Studies speech on Wednesday. “We’re encouraging Congress to fully fund VA at th
VA Secretary says House budget plan would 'hurt veterans'
Air Force Times / Posted 19 hours ago
Studies speech on Wednesday. “We’re encouraging Congress to fully fund VA at the level requested.” Last month, the House Committee on Appropriations passed a VA spending plan for fiscal 2017 with nearly $73.5 billion in discretionary... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
House committee to hold hearing on DC home rule WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee has scheduled a hearing on District of Co
House committee to hold hearing on DC home rule
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 19 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee has scheduled a hearing on District of Columbia home rule in the wake of the city's decision not to submit its budget to Congress for approval. The Committee on... Read more
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Salon.com
House committee to hold hearing on DC home ruleWASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee has scheduled a hearing on District of Colu
House committee to hold hearing on DC home rule
Salon.com / Posted 20 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee has scheduled a hearing on District of Columbia home rule in the wake of the city’s decision not to submit its budget to Congress for approval. The Committee on Oversight and Government Reform will hold the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio bill to legalize medical marijuana clears House panelEmployers who want to maintain drug-free workplaces would be protected from lia
Ohio bill to legalize medical marijuana clears House panel
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 20 hours ago
Employers who want to maintain drug-free workplaces would be protected from liability. Rep. Kirk Schuring chairs the House committee that approved the bill Thursday. The Canton Republican says he expects the full House to vote on the bill on... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Louisiana Legislative roundup: How your lawmakers votedTanner Magee, a Houma Republican, would do away with the fees for veterans enti
Louisiana Legislative roundup: How your lawmakers voted
The Daily Comet / Posted 21 hours ago
Tanner Magee, a Houma Republican, would do away with the fees for veterans entirely. Wrongful conviction bill halted A House committee halted a Shreveport lawmaker's bid to relax the legal definition under which a person wrongfully convicted of... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Ohio House set to vote on medical marijuana billto cast a historic vote Tuesday on whether to make Ohio the 25th state to legal
Ohio House set to vote on medical marijuana bill
The Toledo Blade / Posted 21 hours ago
to cast a historic vote Tuesday on whether to make Ohio the 25th state to legalize marijuana for medical use. A special House committee today voted unanimously to send the full House a revised bill that would prohibit the smoking or burning... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Medical marijuana proposal heads to Ohio Houseissues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Faster than you could
Medical marijuana proposal heads to Ohio House
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 22 hours ago
issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Faster than you could say "tetrahydrocannabinol," an Ohio House committee approved medical marijuana legislation today, clearing the way for a likely vote by the full House on... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Louisiana Legislative roundup: How your lawmakers votedTanner Magee, a Houma Republican, would do away with the fees for veterans enti
Louisiana Legislative roundup: How your lawmakers voted
The Houma Courier / Posted 22 hours ago
Tanner Magee, a Houma Republican, would do away with the fees for veterans entirely. Wrongful conviction bill halted A House committee halted a Shreveport lawmaker's bid to relax the legal definition under which a person wrongfully convicted of... Read more
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Bluffton Today
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigarseffort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars
Bluffton Today / Posted 22 hours ago
effort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to unsafe products. Legislation approved by a House committee last month would ease rules announced by the FDA on Thursday to regulate e-cigarettes for the first time. The... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
House bill would curb regulation of e-cigarettes, cigarseffort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to
House bill would curb regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 23 hours ago
effort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to unsafe products. Legislation approved by a House committee last month would ease rules announced by the FDA on Thursday to regulate e-cigarettes for the first time. The... Read more
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CTV News
U.S. bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigarseffort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to
U.S. bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars
CTV News / Posted 23 hours ago
effort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to unsafe products. Legislation approved by a House committee last month would ease rules announced by the FDA on Thursday to regulate e-cigarettes for the first time. The... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigarseffort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 23 hours ago
effort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to unsafe products. Legislation approved by a House committee last month would ease rules announced by the FDA on Thursday to regulate e-cigarettes for the first time. The... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigarseffort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 23 hours ago
effort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to unsafe products. Legislation approved by a House committee last month would ease rules announced by the FDA on Thursday to regulate e-cigarettes for the first time. The... Read more
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FOX Carolina
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigarseffort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars
FOX Carolina / Posted 23 hours ago
effort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to unsafe products. Legislation approved by a House committee last month would ease rules announced by the FDA on Thursday to regulate e-cigarettes for the first time. The... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigarseffort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 23 hours ago
effort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to unsafe products. Legislation approved by a House committee last month would ease rules announced by the FDA on Thursday to regulate e-cigarettes for the first time. The... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigarseffort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 23 hours ago
effort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to unsafe products. Legislation approved by a House committee last month would ease rules announced by the FDA on Thursday to regulate e-cigarettes for the first time. The... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigarseffort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to
House bill would curb new regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 23 hours ago
effort alarms Democrats and public health advocates who argue it could lead to unsafe products. Legislation approved by a House committee last month would ease rules announced by the FDA on Thursday to regulate e-cigarettes for the first time. The... Read more
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