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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 4, 2019 file photo, a woman using an electronic cigarette exhales a puff of smoke in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. Massachusetts lawmakers have approved the nation's toughest restrictions on flavored tobacco and vaping products, including menthol cigarettes. The ban was passed by the Senate early Thursday, Nov. 21, before the legislature broke for a holiday recess. It had earlier been passed by the state House of Representatives.  (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

The AMA declares war on vaping and public health

Amid an unprecedented percentage of teens reporting that they had vaped at least once during the past month, the Trump administration was poised to announce a ban on flavors in all nicotine vaping products earlier this month.

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., greet each other before the first of two Democratic presidential primary debates hosted by CNN Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in the Fox Theatre in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Why are Democrats' candidates avoiding foreign policy?

It's no secret that the top Democrats have been fixated on domestic issues. It seems advancing their socialism is their number one priority, as they pound the drum of Medicare for All and eliminating student debt -- policies with a price tag of trillions of dollars.

Sanders and Warren punish the rich for being rich

In what's clearly a race between Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to become the most anti-capitalist presidential candidate, Ms. Warren proposed to double the top rate of her proposed wealth tax for wealth above $1 billion.

Government Regulation of Google Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

'Watch out Big Tech, here comes Big Brother'

The Trump administration has been tough for Big Tech. With accusations of censorship, calls for antitrust action, and endless congressional hearings, the axe hanging over major technology companies like Facebook and Google seems like a permanent fixture these days. But onlookers shouldn't be so quick to cheer on the government hangman.

Illustration on China and the NBA by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

American businesses shouldn't give in to Chinese censorship

Last Friday, a now-deleted tweet from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey sent China and the NBA world into a frenzy. Immediately, the NBA's Chinese partners suspended all ties with the Houston Rockets.

Illustration on the targeting of e-cigarettes by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

Why the Trump administration should extinguish the e-cigarette ban

Last week, President Trump announced a prospective federal ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes during a White House press conference. This sweeping, nationwide prohibition on an entire category of products would come on the heels of actions already taken by several states and municipalities.