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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: DC Council considering ballpark smokeless tobacco ban

On Thursday, Councilmembers Yvette Alexander and Mary Cheh held a news conference before a public hearing to discuss both tobacco measures. Both said there has been little resistance to the measures and a lot of people have stepped up to support them.
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:42
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[District of Columbia] DC Council considering ballpark smokeless tobacco ban

The D.C. Council will hold a hearing Thursday on the proposed ban, which was introduced in April by Council member Yvette Alexander. If the bill is approved, Washington would join five other cities that have banned the use of chewing tobacco and snuff at
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 8, 2016 12:33
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[District of Columbia] E-cigs debate grows amid FDA rules

crackdown on e-cigarettes actually leads to more smokers? That was one of many concerns raised during the June 2 vaping forum at the American Enterprise Institute...Featuring the slogan “Keep Calm and Vape On,” the program came after the FDA issued regul
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Jul 4, 2016 14:56
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[District of Columbia] Statement by Chief Judge Garland Regarding Posting of D.C. Circuit Judgments:

“Beginning today, the Court will provide free access to our ‘unpublished’ judgments by posting them on our website. We will also provide free access to an archive of all judgments issued since June 2000. Previously, judgments were available only through
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Jun 23, 2016 12:51
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[District of Columbia, Virginia] Hampton cigarette sting began unraveling after concern over steak dinners

While there, the group — attending a tobacco conference sponsored by cigarette-maker Philip Morris — went out for a steak dinner. When the check came, Cpl. Chris Lyon took the check and paid for it with a credit card, Covington testified in Hampton Circ
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Jun 11, 2016 14:52
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[District of Columbia] What to do if you’re annoyed by cigarette smoke in your apartment building

A growing number of apartment complexes around the District are going totally smoke-free, and broadening their policies to include all kinds of smoke, including tobacco, marijuana and shisha (the fragrant tobacco smoked in a hookah).
Washington Post
added Jun 3, 2016 16:23
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[Latin America, District of Columbia] President Tabaré Vázquez of Uruguay Honored for Global Leadership in Fight against Tobacco

to receive its highest honor, the Champion Award, which recognizes extraordinary leadership in the fight against tobacco use around the world. President Vázquez is being honored for his unparalleled leadership in reducing tobacco use in Uruguay and for hi
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 17, 2016 16:49
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[District of Columbia, New York] EDITORIAL: Washington, DC, and California make welcome moves on e-cigarettes and tobacco

The age to buy tobacco products in New York State remains 18. The state should join California and Hawaii and more than 100 cities and counties – Boston, New York City and Suffolk County in Long Island among them – working to protect young people and the
Buffalo (NY) News
added May 9, 2016 23:41
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[District of Columbia] NFL Ambassador and International Health Care Advocate Chris Draft Brings Hopeful Message to Nation's Largest Gathering of Lung Cancer Survivors

the nation's largest gathering of lung cancer survivors—LUNGevity's National Hope Summit.... Founded by Chris and his wife Keasha, who died of lung cancer in 2011, Team Draft is dedicated to raising lung cancer awareness and funding through its Campaign t
PR Newswire
added May 3, 2016 16:18
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: DC Council Bans Pot Smoking Outside of Homes

After six months of debate and several votes, the DC council Tuesday took a final vote and banned marijuana consumption in private clubs or other non-residential places. The vote was 7-6.
NBCWashington.com
added Apr 20, 2016 14:46
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