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[District of Columbia] WILLIAMS: Say Yes to the Smoke-Free Campus Referendum

We are a community, therefore we should promote the health of our entire population. The college campus is a specific, special environment that, while considering individual behaviors, must be concerned for the common good of all its residents. As a coll
The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:26
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[District of Columbia] BASHIR: Say No to the Smoke-Free Campus Referendum

significant issues of enforcement. At New York University, people smoke in front of the smoke-free signs by the Bobst Library. At George Washington University, cigarette butts litter the streets near academic buildings, where smoking is prohibited. George
The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:23
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[District of Columbia] Vaping in bars, cigarette sales to teens to become illegal in the District

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser plans to sign some of the nation’s toughest anti-tobacco laws that will increase the smoking age to 21 and regulate electronic cigarettes like traditional ones, adding the District to the scores of jurisdictions trying to prot
Washington Post
added Nov 25, 2016 16:05
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[District of Columbia] STAFF EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking education would be better than ban

and smoking cigarettes is perfectly legal, and we don’t have gates that cut our campus off from the real world. It’s time to tackle addictions head-on through education.
GW Hatchet (George Washington University)
added Nov 21, 2016 16:04
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[District of Columbia] Anti-Smoking Organization Seeks To Stop Sale Of ‘Natural American Spirit’ Cigarettes ($$)

— A District of Columbia-based anti-smoking group on Nov. 7 sued a cigarette maker and its parent company, claiming that they falsely advertise “Natural American Spirit” cigarettes as a healthier alternative to other cigarettes (Breathe DC v. Santa Fe Nat
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2016 21:43
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[District of Columbia] Libertarian Think Tank, Consumer Group Say Vaping Is Not Smoking ($$)

say in a Nov. 4 reply brief to the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that part of the reason the use of e-cigarettes should be allowed on airplanes is because the use of e-cigarettes is not the same as smoking and the U.S. Department of T
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2016 06:26
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[District of Columbia] Statement of Robin Koval, CEO & President, Truth Initiative On the Deceptive Marketing of Natural American Spirit Cigarettes

We commend Breathe DC for filing a lawsuit...We know that people incorrectly and dangerously believe that smoking American Spirit cigarettes reduce the harm associated with smoking because they mistakenly perceive 'additive-free' or 'organic' cigarettes t
PR Newswire
added Nov 14, 2016 23:22
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[District of Columbia] truth initiative applauds action to hold maker of american spirit accountable

breathe DC filed a lawsuit in D.C. Superior Court on Monday against Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company for deceptive marketing. “We know that people incorrectly and dangerously believe that smoking American Spirit cigarettes reduces the harm associated wi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 14, 2016 20:00
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[District of Columbia] ISKANDAR: Is the Smoke-Free Movement on Campus Being Purposefully Intransigent?

we essentially already have a campus that is de facto smoke-free in the vast majority of public places while accommodating those who need to smoke. But Georgetown is not enforcing those rules. There is an ashtray that sits directly next to Lauinger Libra
The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:56
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[District of Columbia] D.C. City Council Raises Tobacco Sale Age to 21, Makes Baseball Tobacco-Free in Nation’s Capital

giving final approval to measures that increase the age of sale for tobacco products to 21, prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco at Nationals Park and other sports venues, and prohibit electronic cigarette use in public and work places. These actions wil
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:59
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