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Mixed signals on age-restricted projects: marijuana is okay, but menthol is not?

Gov. Ned Lamont, along with the support of many in the legislature, wants to legalize adult-use marijuana and sports wagering, in his words “rather than surrender the market to other states or the black market.” But various flavored tobacco ban proposals making their way through the legislature would send menthol cigarettes, mint smokeless and vape into those same black markets. What gives?