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Legislature OKs medical pot advertising restrictions

Apr. 8, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Legislature has approved a bill designed to curb children's interest in medical marijuana by restricting its advertising. The Senate voted 33-0 Monday in favor of the bill, which codifies already existing rules in the state's Alcohol Beverage Control guidelines....

Senate passes medical pot bills aimed at protecting kids

Mar. 19, 2019 4:15 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Senate has passed two bills aimed at restricting medical marijuana's desirability to children by limiting manufacture and processing of edible marijuana and by restricting marijuana advertising. The two bills passed Tuesday both codify rules already spelled out by the...

Maryland may raise smoking age to 21, limit vape marketing

Mar. 15, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Several bills in the Maryland General Assembly could raise the age to purchase tobacco and vape products from 18 to 21 as well as prohibit certain types of "vape" packaging that target minors. Usage of electronic nicotine delivery systems — known as vapes — has increased...

Court rules gun maker can be sued over Newtown shooting

Mar. 14, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gun-maker Remington can be sued over how it marketed the rifle used to kill 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, a divided Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Gun control advocates touted the ruling as providing a possible roadmap for victims...