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New Research Finds Statewide Menthol Cigarette Bans Backfire

BALTIMORE, MD, May 8, 2024 – Because public health experts have determined that menthol-flavored cigarettes pose higher health risks to smokers than non-menthol varieties, policymakers for years have considered banning menthol. Most of the measures taken to date have been at the state level, but new research suggests that this approach has backfired. The better alternative, researchers suggest, is a higher tax on menthol cigarettes, or a national ban at the federal level.

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The Class of 2024 and the Art of Generative AI
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Imagine standing at the edge of the ocean, the horizon stretching forever. Ahead of you lies adventure and treasure yet to be found. This is the Class of 2024. They face a rapidly changing job market that can feel as moody as the ocean.

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The Chip Deception: China’s Growing Leverage and America’s Onshoring Quest
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As the United States seeks control of chip supply chains, China’s leverage grows due to demand for its raw materials.

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Wreaking Havoc on Academic Publishing

Wreaking Havoc on Academic Publishing

Inside Higher Education, May 14, 2024

Without changes, thousands of academic papers could be sent to chatbots as reviewers without the knowledge of the authors, Cynthia Rudin warns.

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