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New FDA Regulations Won't Slow Down Big Tobacco, Analysts Say
Major regulations for e-cigarettes and tobacco products announced this week may not do much to slow down the largest tobacco companies, analysts tell ABC News. E-cigarettes will face new regulations by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, including requirements that affect manufacturing,
California Raises Smoking Age to 21
The bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown also restricts the use of e-cigarettes in public places.
Clock Starts for Voters to Reject New California Tobacco Age
California has become the second state in the nation to raise the legal age to buy tobacco from 18 to 21, starting the clock for opponents to ask voters for a reversal this November
California Raises Legal Age to Buy Tobacco From 18 to 21
The governor of California has signed a bill raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21.
The Latest: California Raises Legal Age to Buy Tobacco to 21
The governor of California has approved a bill raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21.
High-Speed Rail Board Approves Revised California Plan
The board that oversees California's high-speed rail project has approved the latest $64 billion business plan calling for trains to run from the Central Valley to the San Jose area starting in 2025
Massachusetts Senate Approves Under-21 Ban on Tobacco Sales
The Massachusetts Senate has voted overwhelmingly to raise the minimum age for purchasing cigarettes and other tobacco products from 18 to 21
Tracking the Flow of Guns Used in Crime Is Inexact Science
The flow of guns to states with strict laws is again emerging as a hot topic, and the debate is shining a spotlight on an issue that has long flummoxed law enforcement and gun-control advocates: how to track guns once they leave the store
Los Angeles Marches, Rallies Commemorate Armenian Killings
Weekend vigils, marches and demonstrations were held across the Los Angeles area to commemorate the killings of an estimated 1.5 million Armenians under the Ottoman Empire more than a century ago
Sharon Tate's Sister on 'Manson Family' Killer Leslie Van Houten
Debra Tate has been fighting to keep Van Houten, a member of the murderous "Manson family," behind bars.