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  • If you think Big Tobacco was bad, wait till you get a whiff of Big Marijuana

    Proponents of legalization and other drug policy reforms make some important points. It is true that most people who try drugs do not get addicted they stop after using a few times. It is also true and regrettable that America's incarceration rate is embarrassingly high and that blacks and Latinos bear the brunt of harsh arrest policies. And, finally, despite our best efforts, fully eradicating drug use and its consequences remains a distant dream.
  • NN coalition hosting seminar on environment, proposed carbon limits and impact on public health

    NN coalition hosting seminar on environment, proposed carbon limits and impact on public health
    The Southeast CARE Coalition will kick off the evening with a series of brief presentations about the different local impacts that climate change is having on the health of Hampton Roads’ communities. There'll be experts to answer questions, plus...

    Diesel trucks and buses belch cleaner fumes

    Diesel trucks and buses belch cleaner  fumes
    While merging into Interstate 4 rush hour or idling behind an Orange County school bus, take comfort in this: Diesel fumes don't sicken or kill as potently as they did not long ago. The move to cleaner trucks and buses has been chugging along for 20...

    Chicago Park District Board expands smoking ban to parks, harbors

    Chicago Park District Board expands smoking ban to parks, harbors
    The Chicago Park District Board of Commissioners unanimously voted Wednesday to ban smoking from Chicago’s parks and harbors. The measure takes effect immediately. The move expands a ban on smoking at Chicago’s beaches, playgrounds and...

    'Girl Meets World' star to meet fans in Quakertown

    'Girl Meets World' star to meet fans in Quakertown
    A Lower Milford Township native who stars on Disney Channel's hot new tween show "Girl Meets World" will meet fans and sign autographs on Saturday in Quakertown. The actress, Sabrina Carpenter, 15, plays Maya Hart, the best friend of Riley Matthews...