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[District of Columbia] D.C. Court of Appeals Nominee Plays the Waiting Game

Last week, the chief judge of the District of Columbia Superior Court and a local bar group wrote letters to the U.S. Senate urging action on three long-standing trial court nominees. They aren’t the only ones waiting. Todd Kim, the city’s solicitor gener
National Law Journal
added Sep 19, 2014 17:41
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[District of Columbia] CVS Health CEO to Address National Press Club on Landmark Decision to Quit Tobacco, Leadership in Health Care Innovation

Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), will speak before the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. today. Merlo will discuss the company's recent move to stop selling tobacco products and its leadership in driving the innovations
CVS Health (CVS Caremark)
added Sep 19, 2014 14:52
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[District of Columbia] Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Nation's Mortality Rate, Assert Top Cancer Researcher Patricia Berg, Ex-White House Spokesman Robert Weiner & Policy Analyst Tom Sherman Article in Baltimore Sun

"thousands of cancer scientists -- not your usual political activists -- are expected to 'Rally for Medical Research' on Capitol Hill Thursday to bring attention to dwindling federal support."
PR Newswire
added Sep 17, 2014 21:34
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[District of Columbia] DC Circ. Upholds Tax Calculation Method For Cigar Makers ($$)

upheld a calculation method the U.S. Department of Agriculture uses to determine assessments for tobacco manufacturers, axing a cigar manufacturer's claims that small cigars should be treated differently from larger ones.
Law360
added Aug 4, 2014 04:07
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[District of Columbia] Youth Leaders Sharpen Skills for Fight against Tobacco

we welcomed more than 30 youth activists from across the country to Washington, DC, for our 11th Youth Advocacy Symposium — a series of skill-building workshops on leadership, advocacy and communications.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 28, 2014 13:00
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[District of Columbia] Tobacco Use Target of Government Surveys

Census Bureau is currently collecting data about tobacco use as a voluntary supplement to its monthly July 2014 Current Population Survey...“The Black community is saturated with cigarette advertisements to promote smoking unlike the non-Black areas of th
Dallas Weekly
added Jul 24, 2014 20:11
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[District of Columbia] EDITORIAL: New Jersey's raising the smoking age is an experiment worth trying

There is no harm in trying. The experiment’s success could spur on the District, which has a similar bill in committee, and other states that are contemplating the move. The only way the measure can hurt is if it distracts policymakers from implementing
The Washington Post
added Jul 10, 2014 02:06
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[District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia] Is the E-Cigarette Bubble About to Burst?

After the FDA released its proposal, I caught up with Cabrera by phone at Reagan National Airport, where she was on her way home to Hallandale Beach, Florida, before heading to Chicago for SFATA’s spring conference, called Technology Not Tobacco. She des
The Washingtonian
added Jul 3, 2014 13:02
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[District of Columbia] Carol Schwartz, former D.C. Council member, launches independent mayoral campaign

Although it has been more than five years since Schwartz appeared on a D.C. ballot, her surprise entry unsettled a mayoral race that had been shaping up as a duel between Democratic nominee Muriel E. Bowser and independent David A. Catania, both council
The Washington Post
added Jun 12, 2014 22:37
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[District of Columbia] Carol Schwartz: The bad old days of smoke-filled restaurants and bars

Carol Schwartz is back. As reported this week, she wants to run for mayor. ... may have forgotten how she performed while on the Council. On the issue we focus on — smoke-free workplaces — she was terrible.
Smokefree DC
added Jun 12, 2014 22:34
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