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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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[District of Columbia] Neighbors’ spat stems from secondhand smoke

“They say smoke and incense and marijuana is leaking through the wall,” Gray, a smoker, said of the complaints he received from the Coppingers. After discussions and letters between the two, the Coppingers brought a $500,000 lawsuit against Gray and Joh
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Mar 13, 2015 13:05
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[District of Columbia] How to confront a pot-smoking neighbor about the smell

#1: SPEAK DIRECTLY TO THE DWELLER / #2: ENLIST THE HELP OF MANAGEMENT / #3: WRITE A LETTER / #4: RENTERS... CONSULT YOUR LEASE / #5: TRY TO MITIGATE THE SMELL / #6: MAYBE IT'S TIME TO MOVE...
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Mar 12, 2015 08:52
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: DC residents complain about pot smoke in condos, apartments

“It is up to apartment buildings and condo buildings to regulate their smoking policies,” the mayor responded. There are no easy answers to this problem. And perhaps that is why the city left it to the buildings to figure out how to make everyone happy
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Mar 12, 2015 08:48
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[District of Columbia] If You Can Sue Your Neighbors Over Cigarettes, You Can Sue Them Over Anything

The District’s homeowners can look forward to a bright future of suing one another over the slightest bugaboos in the wake of a case ... , says Walter Olson, a senior fellow at the libertarian Cato Institute.
The Washingtonian
added Mar 11, 2015 15:31
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