The Food and Drug Administration has proposed rules for e-cigarettes that would ban sales to anyone under 18, add warning labels and require FDA approval for new products. The rules will have big implications for a fast-growing industry and its customers, but the trickiest issues, such as whether flavors should be banned or TV ads limited, have been delayed.
In the first wave of cuts, 30 Metro routes will end Sept. 27 and 12 routes will be scaled back. Three more rounds of deeper cuts are envisioned.
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Poor planning and wrongheaded federal rules have put Washington's nationally lauded chemical-dependency treatment community in critical condition...Jonathan Martin, column: "Obamacare's drug problem"
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