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FDA issues warning letter to Juul Labs

The FDA has issued a health warning against Juuls, electronic cigarettes about which there has been little long-term studies.

Abby Fleming '20, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to Juul Labs about their advertising practices and ordered them to make changes in a letter sent on Sept. 9. The FDA argued that Juul was making false claims about the safety of their products to teenagers, contributing to an increase in teen vape...

Non-medical marijuana will pose a harm to Westport

Graphic by Jack Dennison ’21

Jack Dennison '21

May 30, 2019

Thirty-five years ago, President Ronald Reagan declared a war on drugs. Now, it seems as if illegal substances have won the war as marijuana dispensaries are finding a home here in Westport. The state of Connecticut should not approve marijuana for recreational use, and Westport residents should ...

Westport ban paves the road to a cleaner life

Everyone has taken plastic and styrofoam for granted. This ban on these products is a necessity in order to keep Earth clean.

Marlo Von der Ahe ’20

May 16, 2019

Westport has recently banned plastic and styrofoam from restaurants or other food services beginning in six months. This overdue ban that took place on May 7 is a huge step in the right direction. Westport is the first town on the east coast to take action against single-use plastics and styrofoam. They ar...

Students steam over state java ban

Students steam over state java ban

Jennifer Lupoff, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

Ah coffee, glorious coffee. For the past three years you’ve come to my rescue. You see, as a caffeine lover, I have grown to rely tremendously on you. You picked me up in the morning, right after downing cup number one, and at lunch, you gave me the strength I needed to survive the remainder of...

Hot drink ban debated and explained

Hot drink ban debated and explained

Zoe Brown and Cadence Neenan, Editor-In-Chief and Web Managing Editor

September 19, 2014

After selling caffeinated drinks to students against state regulations for years, Staples was forced to cease sales of all caffeinated drinks, including coffee, hot chocolate and tea, to students beginning in the 2014-2015 school year. State regulations allow for three specific groupings of beverages...

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