Teen e-cigarette use is on the rise. Here’s what we know and don’t know (and why parents should be alarmed)

SALT LAKE CITY — Nearly 5 million American high school and middle school students used tobacco products in 2018, with a dramatic increase in e-cigarette use anchoring the statistics. That has public health and other officials sounding an alarm for parents and young users. Health officials say e-cigarette manufacturers target youths with flavors like bubblegum […]

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N Carolina elections head says ballots handled illegally

RALEIGH, N.C. — A Republican operative conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation, North Carolina’s elections director said Monday, but the first session of a days-long hearing produced scant evidence that the GOP congressional candidate he worked for knew about it or even benefited. The director’s testimony came at the opening of a state elections […]

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