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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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[District of Columbia] LETTER: D.C. Council should increase tax on non-cigarette tobacco products

Did D.C. Council members really act rashly, as suggested in “Proposed cigar, gym tax riles business owners” ... Tobacco is still the No. 1 cause of preventable death...Taxes on non-cigarette tobacco products have not kept pace with those on cigarettes. T
The Washington Post
added Jun 10, 2014 11:39
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[District of Columbia, New York] E-cigarette debate is smoking hot in Albany and Washington, DC

Controversial efforts to regulate electronic cigarettes and hookah tobacco will be the subject of hearings by legislators this week in both Albany and Washington, D.C. Interest in the issue has intensified since the federal Food and Drug Administration (
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added May 12, 2014 19:26
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[District of Columbia] 2014 FDLI Annual Conference April 23-24, 2014: Agenda

CTP Mitchell R. Zeller, JD, Director, Center for Tobacco Products, OMPT, FDA / Stacey Younger Gagosian, Director, Government Affairs, American Legacy Foundation / David Graham, Senior Vice President, International Regulatory Affairs, NJOY, Inc. Daniel Mc
Food and Drug Law Journal
added Apr 17, 2014 18:01
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[District of Columbia] 2014 FDLI Annual Conference April 23-24, 2014

Join us to hear from the Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States; FDA Commissioner Hamburg; FDA Office of the Commissioner Leslie Kux; FDA Chief Counsel Elizabeth Dickinson; FDA Center Directors Bernadet
Food and Drug Law Journal
added Apr 17, 2014 17:55
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