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Get proof, not assumptions

By KENNETH MCNEASE,

Greetings to all the fine folks of Columbia and Marion County. I sincerely hope everyone enjoyed a safe and blessed Thanksgiving. I would like share a personal opinion on a certain topic that I hope will enlighten everyone in America as well as give our community an opportunity to get on the map so to speak.



FDA targets e-cigarettes

By TRUDY LIEBERMAN,

The Food and Drug Administration just announced it would once again try to regulate tobacco products.   This time the target of the agency’s regulatory hand is what it believes is the growing menace of flavored e-cigarettes and other tobacco products used by young people who’ve turned to vaping and smoking.




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