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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Former U.S. Climate Chiefs Urge Political Unity

Washington (AFP) – Four former heads of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency who served under Republican presidents urged lawmakers Wednesday to stop bickering over whether climate change is real and start finding solutions. Global warming is an increasingly polarizing issue in American politics, with most Republicans questioning the science behind it and most Democrats calling […]

June 18, 2014
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Tobacco Industry Once Had High Hopes For Marijuana Business

By Evan Halper, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Richard Nixon was in the White House, his “war on drugs” was in full swing, yet Big Tobacco was secretly exploring the possibility of becoming Big Pot. Newly discovered documents from tobacco company archives at the University of California, San Francisco, show that major companies in the cigarette […]

June 3, 2014