Graded: Ten Questions for 2020

The idea of the words graded and 2020 bring a bit of a smirk and sigh to my face. Certainly conventional wisdom—and an endless stream of social...
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Ten Questions for 2020

Welcome to the 10th version of Ten Questions. In December 2009, I decided to write an editorial that previewed some of the big topics for the following...
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Graded: The Ten Questions for 2017

Another year almost over, another Ten Questions to grade. As loyal readers of the site are aware, my colleague Charlie Minato wraps up each year...
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FDA Loses Lawsuit Over Tobacco Labeling Changes

Turns out, if you put a new band on a cigar, it’s still the same cigar after all. Yesterday, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration...
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California’s Anti-Tobacco Bills Should Head to Gov. Brown Friday

It’s been about six weeks since a package of anti-tobacco bills was passed by the California legislature, including an increase in the minimum age to purchase...
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California Tobacco Regulation Fight Threatened Before Bills Land on Governor’s Desk

Last week, the California Senate approved five different anti-tobacco measures as part of a special session on health. The measures included raising the minimum age to...
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