Can the Assembly for the Arts help local creators?

A world-class orchestra, spectacular museums, a magnificent theater complex which is the second largest in the country, community arts groups and parties that bring residents together. For more than a century, Cleveland’s artistic achievements have been the envy of cities across the country – and not just for the cultural …

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Illegal cigarettes sold at the Dereham store

A store was selling counterfeit cigarettes and tobacco concealed in a false front of a counter, a court has heard. Test purchases were made by Norfolk Trading Standards agents at the Mini Mart, Dereham, and warning letters were sent to the person named as owner about the sale of counterfeit …

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COVID-19 pandemic has raised new questions about vaping

MILWAUKEE – Before COVID-19 was in the spotlight, Wisconsin was concerned about a different public health crisis affecting people’s lungs. As e-cigarette use skyrockets among young people, a host of mysterious – and sometimes fatal – lung diseases linked to vaping triggered alarms. Milwaukee officials have urged everyone in town …

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Fan the flames – Center Mackinac

Editor’s Note: This article first appeared in The hill on May 15, 2021. In recent weeks, federal officials have announced policies that may increase cigarette smuggling into the United States and bring other unintended consequences. The Tobacco Tax Fairness Act of 2021, introduced in Congress on April 22, would both …

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