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[District of Columbia, Minnesota] Travel Troubleshooter: Is something wrong with Hotwire’s smoking filter?

you can specify a smoke-free room by selecting the city and clicking on “amenities” and then selecting “smoke-free rooms.” Unlike Minnesota, Washington allows smoking in hotel rooms, so you have to make sure you actually select “smoke-free room.”
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 23, 2015 13:08
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[District of Columbia] Holder's Return to Covington Was Six Years in the Making

The 900-lawyer firm celebrates a homecoming this week as Holder, the nation’s first black attorney general, rejoins the firm as a white-collar partner. Covington plans to announce the news Monday, and his official start date will be in September.
National Law Journal
added Jul 11, 2015 12:34
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[District of Columbia] TPP leak shows restrictive patent protections — Ministers spoil for final TPP fight — U.S., Cuba, Brazil improve ties - POLITICO Morning Trade

Head over the Chamber of Commerce today...Action on Smoking & Health and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids have, and the groups will be outside the Chamber with him today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to call on the business group to stop fighting anti-smoki
Politico
added Jul 2, 2015 08:06
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[District of Columbia] NAVA: Taxing and regulating e-cigarettes like tobacco is bad public policy

From a public health and economic growth perspective, taxing and regulating the industry the same as tobacco is bad public policy. E-cigs should be treated as an alternative to tobacco, and they should be taxed and regulated differently as well.
Washington DC Examiner
added May 25, 2015 15:59
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[District of Columbia] Hine School project moves forward, a bar for TG Cigars

1118 Ninth St. NW: Interior use change at TG Cigars from general retail to a retail cigar shop and lounge...soon enough, it will be one of the few places in D.C. where you can grab a drink and a cigar, outside of the annual Fight Night at the Washington H
Washington (DC) Business Journal
added Apr 15, 2015 10:19
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[District of Columbia] D.C. bill would raise age to purchase cigarettes to 21

Ward 5 Council member Kenyan McDuffie introduced the legislation last week, saying that such a measure would “reduce our youth’s exposure to a deadly habit.” McDuffie unsuccessfully introduced similar legislation in 2013. At the time, Council Chairman P
The Washington Post
added Apr 7, 2015 17:38
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[District of Columbia] WASHINGTON D.C. MINIMUM SMOKING AGE INCREASE PROPOSED

There’s a new proposal in Washington D.C., and it’s not cigar friendly. Council member Kenyan McDuffie, D, has proposed a new bill that would increase the minimum age to purchase and/or possess tobacco to the age of 21. It would follow similar legislatio
HalfWheel
added Apr 6, 2015 16:34
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[District of Columbia] DC Council member introduces bills to raise smoking age to 21, ban powdered alcohol

Democratic Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie introduced a bill Wednesday that would increase the minimum age to buy or possess tobacco products from 18 to 21. New York City passed similar legislation last year. McDuffie says the bill is based on research tha
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 1, 2015 18:47
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[District of Columbia] Siemens Proud to Announce Washington, D.C. Preview Screening for CANCER: EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES

Siemens joins WETA, the flagship Washington, D.C. public television station in hosting a preview screening for Ken Burns Presents CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES... Siemens invests in research to support the development of advanced technology that can
Siemens USA
added Mar 30, 2015 20:14
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[District of Columbia] Irony alert: Lawyer who’s suing her neighbor over secondhand smoke defends industrial air pollutors

Republic Report’s David Halperin looked into Nessa Coppinger, an “environmental lawyer” — and found that she often litigates against the environment, including cases in which she’s defended industry clients against people besieged by pollution.
Salon Magazine
added Mar 24, 2015 20:43
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