US FDA halts sales of Juul e-cigarettes in nicotine crackdown

An electronic cigarette device made by JUUL is shown in this picture illustration taken September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register June 23 (Reuters) – The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday blocked Juul Labs Inc from selling its e-cigarettes in the United States, potentially dealing a fatal … Read more

EU seeks to halve use of pesticides, heal nature with landmark laws

BRUSSELS, June 22 (Reuters) – The European Commission proposed on Wednesday legally binding targets to half the use of chemical pesticides and restore nature across the EU, in an attempt to better protect health and recover plunging wildlife populations. European Union environment policy chief Virginijus Sinkevicius told Reuters the proposal on repairing habitats would require … Read more

Risk of delay to carbon market reforms after surprise EU vote

EU lawmakers reject proposal to upgrade carbon market Risks delay to upgrade of EU’s core climate policy Split over whether to boost or weaken other measures War, inflation loom over climate vote outcomes BRUSSELS, June 8 (Reuters) – The European Parliament on Wednesday rejected a proposal to upgrade the European Union’s carbon market, an unexpected … Read more