Lawmakers have added a provision to the $1.4 trillion spending bill that would raise the age to buy tobacco. Some lawmakers are adding healthcare provisions to the federal budget, including raising the tobacco purchase age and repealing Obamacare’s “Cadillac tax.” The budget bill needs to pass by December 20 to avoid a shutdown. (CNBC)

Bayer has asked the appeals court to throw out a $25 million judgment in Roundup case. The court ruled in favor of a California man who claimed Roundup caused his cancer. Bayer said the verdict defied regulatory findings and sound science. (Reuters)

The deadline to enroll in Affordable Care Act coverage was extended. The last day to enroll was pushed to December 18 to accommodate people who experienced technical issues over the weekend. (Reuters)

BioMarin’s dwarfism drug has succeeded in a late-stage trial. The company said the drug helped children’s bones grow faster than a placebo after one year of treatment. It targets the most common cause of dwarfism, a genetic mutation called achondroplasia. (BioPharma Dive)

Today is the last day to vote in the MM&M Holiday Contest. Check out all the festive creative and get your votes in. Voting closes at 12 p.m. ET. The winner and staff picks will be announced Wednesday. (MM&M)