Hawaii recently became the first state to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes to 21, following similar moves by dozens of cities. Health groups applaud such measures but retailers warn of a growing black market.
Pouring federal aid into poor communities hasn’t accomplished much in the past. The Obama administration insists his Promise Zones program will be different.
The 6-3 decision protects health subsidies for millions of Americans and spurs states to rethink the future of insurance marketplaces.
A congressional bill that aims to encourage drug breakthroughs leaves unanswered the question of who will foot the bill for medical miracles.