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A collection of Legislative, Regulatory & Legal news, articles and other featured content.

The FDA headquarters sign

Comment periods for several pieces of its Comprehensive Plan for Tobacco and Nicotine Regulation have wrapped up.

CITGO logo

Canadian company is trying to collect $1.4 billion in compensation from the Venezuelan government.

Massachusetts Tobacco 21

Bill also prevents any city or town in the state from moving to raise the tobacco purchasing age any higher than 21.

Plastic straws

Starbucks, McDonald's and the city of San Francisco plan to make the sustainable switch.

tobacco legislation

Electronic cigarettes and Tobacco 21 legislation land on local agendas.

Beverage sales at retail

The city began collecting the 1.5-cent-per-ounce levy on sweetened beverages on Jan. 1, 2017.

Juul vapor product

Vapor company says it will work with the state's attorney general to prevent underage use.

electronic logging device

The mandate, which is now in enforcement, could reduce trucking capacity and drive higher costs.

Gas Gauge

Under separate agreements, 48 businesses will pay $166,592 in civil restitution.

Massachusetts Tobacco 21

Only Gov. Baker's signature stands in the way of the Bay State become the sixth state to increase the legal age to buy tobacco products.

The lawsuit argues that the state’s toll system discriminates against out-of-state trucking companies.

Cigars and judge's gavel

U.S. District Court Judge Amit Mehta issued a stay until an appeal in a lawsuit filed by several cigar groups is decided.

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