Musings: Fatal stupidity of prohibition

Prohibition is stupid, deadly, and is often racist. The Food and Drug Administration said last week that it will propose a ban on menthol and all other flavored cigarettes within a year. Here’s what Mitch Zeller, the head of FDA, had to say about the proposed ban on menthol cigarettes: "The FDA cannot and will not enforce against individual consumer possession or use of menthol…

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More land preserved along the Brandywine

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More land preserved in Chester County.

Natural Lands announced today the permanent protection of a vulnerable section of East Branch Brandywine Creek. The acquisition and immediate transfer of the 12-acre property to East Brandywine Township ensures access to the creek for recreation and protects the scenic view along route 282 in Downingtown, Chester County. “While it may seem like a small property, its conservation is quite significant,” said Oliver Bass, president…

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Adopt-a-Pet May 3

The following animals are ready to be adopted from the Brandywine Valley SPCA in West Chester. Andre Through absolutely no fault of his own, Andre finds himself in a shelter. He is working hard to overcome his fears, and a quiet approach and a soft voice are helping him to learn to trust. He is a sensitive soul who will do best in a quiet…

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