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A woman vaping.
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AP News
January 21, 2020 - 2:45 pm
The sale of flavored vaping products is banned in New Jersey under legislation Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed Tuesday. Read more here.
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Plastic bags.
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David Madden
January 18, 2020 - 4:00 am
Proponents for a ban of single-use plastic and paper bags in New Jersey insist they are undaunted after legislators failed to pass a bill. Now, the effort must start all over again. Read more here.
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CNN
December 09, 2019 - 8:07 pm
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has unanimously agreed to ban Russia from major international sporting competitions -- notably the Olympics and the World Cup -- for four years over doping non-compliance. Read more here.
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Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta speaks as Rep. Brian Sims (next to him, right) looks on at state Capitol news conference Wednesday.
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Tony Romeo
October 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
A state lawmaker from Philadelphia says he believes "the tide has turned" as he renews his effort to ban conversion therapy on minors in Pennsylvania.
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Six weeks after Huawei was blacklisted by the US government, President Donald Trump had what the Chinese telecom firm described as a "U-turn."
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June 30, 2019 - 12:14 pm
By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business (CNN) - - Six weeks after Huawei was blacklisted by the US government, President Donald Trump had what the Chinese telecom firm described as a "U-turn." Trump said Saturday that "US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," as long as the transactions won't...
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Justin Udo
June 11, 2019 - 7:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Banning books is nothing new, but a recent study shows one genre is targeted more than others. LGBTQ books make up more than half of the 11 most banned books in the United States, according to the American Library Association. "I think it's a type of bigotry and...
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The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit Friday against Alabama's abortion law, the latest in legal challenges to state legislation that place restrictions on abortions.
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May 24, 2019 - 4:14 pm
By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit Friday against Alabama's abortion law, the latest in legal challenges to state legislation that place restrictions on abortions. Alabama's near-total ban -- the most restrictive...
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New York might make it illegal to text while walking.
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May 20, 2019 - 4:15 pm
By Augusta Anthony, CNN (CNN) - - Crossing the street here can be challenging any time, and you might be even less likely to notice that honking cab or zooming bicyclist if you're looking at your phone. Now, it could become illegal to do so. A bill in the New York State Senate seeks to ban...
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed into law a controversial abortion bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with life in prison.
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May 15, 2019 - 6:30 pm
By Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) - - Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed into law a controversial abortion bill that could punish doctors who perform abortions with life in prison. "Today, I signed into law the Alabama Human Life Protection Act, a bill that was approved by overwhelming majorities...
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
May 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania House has, for a second time, passed a bill that would ban abortions performed on the basis of a Down syndrome diagnosis. Supporters, including Republican Bryan Cutler, the House majority leader, argued that the bill banning Down syndrome abortions...
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