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Richard Lardner

The Associated Press

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Recent articles by Richard:

Potential coronavirus treatment granted rare disease status

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Juul Labs sought to court state AGs as teen vaping surged

Juul Labs, the nation’s largest electronic-cigarette company, donated tens of thousands of dollars to the campaigns of state attorneys general in an effort to build relationships with these powerful officials and potentially head off legal challenges over how it promoted and sold its vaping products. → Read More

Juul Labs sought to court AGs as teen vaping surged

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a blunt warning about the dangers of youth vaping: Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr announced late last month that his state had joined 38 others to investigate whether Juul Labs, the nation’s largest electronic cigarette company, promoted and sold its nicotine-heavy products to teens. It was a moment Juul had worked to avoid. Ten months earlier, a team of Juul… → Read More

Against all evidence, debunked Ukraine theory endures

With President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial set to begin in the Senate, some Republican allies continue to promote a discredited theory that accuses Ukraine of interfering in the 2016 U.S… → Read More

As trial nears, Trump keeps discredited Ukraine theory alive

The theory took root in vague form well before Donald Trump laid claim to the White House in 2016. The candidate’s close confidant tweeted about it. His campaign chairman apparently → Read More

Against all evidence, debunked Ukraine theory endures

With President Donald Trump's impeachment trial set to begin in the Senate, some Republican allies continue to promote a discredited theory that accuses Ukraine of interfering in the 2016 U.S. election to keep him from winning. The notion, which is not supported by U.S. intelligence agencies, has → Read More

How a debunked Ukraine theory endures against all evidence

A conspiracy theory years in the making is being pushed by President Donald Trump and his allies → Read More

Bill to raise tobacco age has unlikely allies: Altria, Juul

WASHINGTON — Congress is moving to pass the biggest new sales restrictions on tobacco products in more than a decade, with support from two unlikely → Read More

Bill to raise tobacco age has unlikely allies: Altria, Juul

WASHINGTON — Congress is moving to pass the biggest new sales restrictions on tobacco products in more than a decade, with support from two unlikely backers: Marlboro-cigarette maker Altria and vaping giant Juul Labs. The legislation would raise the minimum age to purchase all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, from 18 to 21 nationwide, a step long-sought by health advocates. But… → Read More

Bill to raise tobacco age has unlikely allies: Altria, Juul

WASHINGTON — Congress is moving to pass the biggest new sales restrictions on tobacco products in more than a decade, with support from two unlikely backers: Marlboro-cigarette maker Altria and vaping giant Juul Labs. The legislation would raise the minimum age to purchase all tobacco products, including electronic cigarettes, from 18 to 21 nationwide, a step long-sought by health advocates. But… → Read More

Bill to raise tobacco age has unlikely allies: Altria, Juul

WASHINGTON — Congress is moving to pass the biggest new sales restrictions on tobacco products in more than a decade, with support from two unlikely → Read More

Bill to raise tobacco age has unlikely allies: Altria, Juul

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Legislation would raise minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21 nationwide

Congress is moving to pass the biggest new sales restrictions on tobacco products in more than a decade, with support from two unlikely backers: Marlboro-cigarette maker Altria and vaping giant Juul Labs. → Read More

Bill to raise tobacco age has unlikely allies: Altria, Juul

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After boost from Trump energy secretary, backers got huge gas deal in Ukraine

Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from the Ukrainian government soon after Perry proposed one of the men as an adviser to the country's new president. → Read More

After boost from Rick Perry, political backers got huge gas deal in Ukraine

Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from the Ukrainian government soon after Perry proposed one of the men as an adviser to the country’s new president. → Read More

After push by Energy Secretary Rick Perry, two of his supporters got a lucrative oil and gas deal in Ukraine

Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas deal from the Ukrainian government soon after Perry proposed one of the men as an adviser. → Read More

After push from Energy Secretary Perry, backers got huge gas deal in Ukraine

Perry's efforts to influence Ukraine's energy policy came earlier this year, just as President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's new government was seeking military aid from the United States to defend against Russian aggression and allies of President Donald Trump were ramping up efforts to get the Ukrainians → Read More

After push from Perry, backers got huge gas deal in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from the Ukrainian government soon after Perry... → Read More

After push from Rick Perry, backers got huge gas deal in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from the Ukrainian government soon after Perry proposed → Read More