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Full Episode: Worcester Firefighter's Funeral, Cannabis Regulator On Vaping And Lelling's Probe, Flavored Tobacco Ban49:38
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Hundreds of firefighters in the procession for fallen Worcester firefighter Lt. Jason Menard. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Hundreds of firefighters in the procession for fallen Worcester firefighter Lt. Jason Menard. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Here's the Radio Boston rundown for Nov. 18. Tiziana Dearing is our host.

  • WBUR Reporter Simón Rios joins us from the funeral of Lt. Jason Menard, a Worcester firefighter who died in 4-alarm blaze last Wednesday.
  • We check the score with WBUR's Chris Citorik, starting with the NFL's handling of Colin Kaepernick's workout this weekend and recap the Patriots' Sunday win.
  • Cannabis Control Commissioner Shaleen Title talks with us about why the commission decided to quarantine most marijuana vaping products and U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling's probe into host community agreements.
  • State Sen. John Keenan discusses the future of a flavored tobacco ban now before the Massachusetts Senate. The proposal passed in the state's House of Representatives last week.

This program aired on November 18, 2019.

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