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UK upholds ban on babies in parliament

MPs in Britain’s parliament should not bring babies into the chamber, a cross-party committee ruled Thursday, following a row over a Labour MP bringing her baby into the House of Commons. The Procedure Committee report ruled that members planning to observe, initiate, speak or intervene in debates should not bring …

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EU proposes to ban flavoured tobacco vaping products

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed to ban the use of flavoured tobacco vaping products in Europe because of concerns about their increasing popularity and health effects. “With nine out of 10 lung cancers caused by tobacco, we want to make smoking as unattractive as possible to protect the health …

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Mandla Mandela calls for alcohol ban

Mandla Mandela has called for a total ban on alcohol – in community taverns at least – following the death of 21 children at the Enyobeni tavern in East London. The grandson of Nelson Mandela spoke out about the tragedy in an Instagram post Twelve boys and nine girls – …

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Malta doctors file protest over abortion ban

Over 100 doctors in Malta filed a legal protest on Monday against the nation’s abortion ban, after a hospital refused to terminate the pregnancy of an American experiencing potentially life-threatening complications. The so-called “judicial protest” – which often leads to a court case – comes after tourist Andrea Prudente was …

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FDA Announces Ban Of Juul E-Cigarettes From U.S. Market

The federal agency officially prohibited Juul products from further sale this Thursday. Electronic cigarette company Juul will no longer sell its products on store shelves. The United States Food and Drug Administration officially issued “marketing denial orders” to Juul Labs, Inc. this Thursday, meaning that U.S. retailers must remove all current …

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