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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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July 15, 2019 - 4:40 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A U.S. judge lowered a jury's damage award from $80 million to $25 million for a California cancer victim who used Monsanto's Roundup weed-killer. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Monday that U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria said he was required to reduce the punitive...
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President Donald Trump speaks about kidney health at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, accompanied by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, left, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 11, 2019 - 3:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After two setbacks this week, President Donald Trump is now focusing his drive to curb drug costs on congressional efforts aimed at helping people on Medicare and younger generations covered by workplace plans. The White House on Thursday yanked its own regulation to ease the...
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Jeremy Wong blows vapor from an e-cigarette at The Vaping Buddha on January 23, 2018 in South San Francisco, California.
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Carrie Hodousek
July 11, 2019 - 9:03 am
San Francisco residents will soon vote on the fate of the city’s landmark e-cigarette ban.
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Pamela Hadfield
HelloMD
Tim Ryan
July 06, 2019 - 5:45 am
The co-founder of a medical marijuana start-up claims she is putting cannabis’s medicinal properties to the test during a 21-day hike along California’s John Muir Trail. Pamela Hadfield, the co-founder of HelloMD, told KCBS Radio that every day she takes a microdose of 2.5 mg of THC, the component...
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Chase Center, the Warriors new home in San Francisco
CBS San Francisco
Doug Sovern
June 26, 2019 - 11:45 pm
The Golden State Warriors are playing defense on their mega-million dollar deal with Kaiser Permanente, now that it's been revealed how much Kaiser will pay the team
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