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FILE - In this July 25, 2019, file photo, JUUL Labs co-founder and Chief Product Officer James Monsees testifies before a House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Juul Labs gave nearly $100,000 to members of Congress during the first half of 2019 as the company faced the bulk of the blame for a surge of underage vaping and calls for tighter government regulation of the industry.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 02, 2019 - 8:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — E-cigarette giant Juul Labs gave nearly $100,000 to members of Congress during the first half of 2019 as the company faced the bulk of the blame for a surge of underage vaping and calls for tighter government regulation of the industry. The donations from Juul's political action...
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San Franciscans spend more money on alcohol than residents of any American city, according to government research.
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Rebecca Corral
July 31, 2019 - 4:53 pm
The problem of heavy drinking, long associated with younger generations, is becoming more common among senior citizens, according to new research. “No American who is older should be drinking more than three drinks a day,” CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula said. A new study published in...
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Chef Dominique Crenn
Liam Mayclem
July 31, 2019 - 3:26 pm
Chef Dominique Crenn is on a mission, a "WAKE UP" mission and is inspiring people around the world to partake.
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Pedalfest Oakland, KCBS Radio To-Do List
Pedalfest
Melissa Culross
July 31, 2019 - 1:06 pm
Explore art, history or science in the San Francisco Bay Area this weekend. The KCBS Radio To-Do List has plenty of suggestions for ways to expand your mind.
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Kelly Fisher, USA TODAY NETWORK Tennessee
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
July 31, 2019 - 12:31 pm
San Francisco-based Juul Labs is under investigation in Connecticut over claims that vaping helps smokers quit.
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July 30, 2019 - 1:00 am
PHILADELPHIA ( KYW Newsradio ) — Having trouble falling asleep? Showering at the right time and temperature can help. A nice warm shower or bath about an hour or two before bed will help your body temperature regulate to the ideal range for sleep, according to Dr. Rich Friedenheim, the medical...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2016, file photo, a prescription is filled at Pucci's Pharmacy in Sacramento, Calif. Four pharmaceutical companies are agreeing to pay California nearly $70 million to settle allegations that they delayed drugs to keep prices high. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Monday, July 29, 2019, that the bulk of the money will come from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries for paying to delay a generic narcolepsy drug from entering the market for nearly six years. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
July 29, 2019 - 12:59 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Four pharmaceutical companies collectively are agreeing to pay California nearly $70 million to settle allegations that they delayed drugs to keep prices high, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Monday. The bulk of the money will come from Teva Pharmaceutical...
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James Monsees, co-founder of San Francisco-based Juul, testifies before the House Committee Oversight and Reform Economic and Consumer Policy subcommittee on July 25, 2019.
Jeffrey Schaub
July 25, 2019 - 3:44 pm
A top Juul executive told members of Congress today that the tobacco vaping product was never intended to be used by teens.
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FILE - In this June 28, 2004, file photo, a customer looks over color chips at a Sherwin-Williams store in Columbus, Ohio. The nation's major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly two-decade old lawsuit. The settlement announced Wednesday, July 17, 2019, comes after years of legal and legislative battling in California and other states. The settlement is with the Sherwin-Williams Company, ConAgra Grocery Products Company and NL Industries, Inc. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
July 17, 2019 - 3:54 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The nation's former major suppliers of lead paint have agreed to pay California's largest cities and counties $305 million to settle a nearly 20-year-old lawsuit, attorneys said Wednesday. The settlement comes after years of legal and legislative battling in California and...
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