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School Supplies Can Contain Toxic Materials

Maryland PIRG Public Health Associate Jenny Levin discusses toxic chemicals in school supplies on WBAL-11 TV.

Senate passes BPA ban in bottles, cups for small children

A bill to ban the chemical bisphenol-A from baby bottles and infants' cups passed its final hurdle in the General Assembly on Thursday.

Fast track the citizens united bill

Not so long ago, "Citizens United vs. the Federal Elections Commission" was just a pending obscure decision facing the Supreme Court.

But on January 21, with a cataclysmic ruling, what was once only on the minds of a few fretting campaign finance reformers made its way to America's front pages.

Bill Would Ban Children's Cups Containing BPA

There's a push in Annapolis to ban a toxic chemical that is used in making children's sippy cups and baby bottles.

What's in your child's sippy cup?

The Food and Drug Administration recently reversed its position on bisphenol A (BPA), used in baby bottles, sippy cups and some infant food containers, stating that the compound is of “some concern” to human health and that parents should take steps to reduce their children’s exposure to it.

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