U.S. spending deal would raise tobacco age, deny some Trump border wall money

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress would raise the U.S. tobacco purchasing age to 21 and permanently repeal several of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) taxes under a massive government spending... Read more »

U.S. spending deal would raise tobacco age, deny some Trump border wall money

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Congress would raise the U.S. tobacco purchasing age to 21 and permanently repeal several of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) taxes under a massive government spending... Read more »

Merck Canada says new drug price regulations are unconstitutional

(Reuters) – Merck Canada and a group of pharmaceutical companies are challenging the constitutionality of new regulations meant to lower patented drug prices, the company said in a statement... Read more »

Company executives denounce abortion restrictions in New York Times ad

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Scores of technology, media and fashion executives took out a full-page advertisement in the New York Times on Monday to denounce restricting access to abortion... Read more »

Missouri secretary of state blocks ‘heartbeat’ abortion law referendum

(Reuters) – A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri’s recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary... Read more »

Missouri secretary of state blocks referendum on ‘heartbeat’ abortion law

(Reuters) – A move to authorize a referendum over Missouri’s recently enacted ban on abortions after the eighth week of pregnancy hit a roadblock on Thursday when the secretary... Read more »

Major Hollywood studios may reconsider Georgia business over abortion law

(Reuters) – The producer of the hit television series “The Walking Dead” and other major Hollywood film and TV studios said on Thursday they would reconsider locating productions in... Read more »

WarnerMedia joins Disney, Netflix in reconsidering Georgia business over abortion law

(Reuters) – WarnerMedia on Thursday became the third major U.S. media company to say it would reconsider working in Georgia if a new law banning abortions after a fetal... Read more »

Argentine filmmaker shines light on country’s abortion battle at Cannes

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – An Argentine documentary, set for its premiere at Cannes on Saturday, is taking on the highly-charged topic of abortion, an issue that has polarized the... Read more »

Denver votes to become first U.S. city to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’

Psilocybin or “magic mushrooms” are seen in an undated photo provided by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) in Washington, U.S. May 7, 2019. DEA/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) –... Read more »