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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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[District of Columbia] D.C. Council votes for permanent ban against private marijuana-smoking clubs

Some lawmakers had argued for private pot-smoking clubs, saying they would allow residents of federal public housing to use the drug more freely and other residents to smoke in designated areas far from children. Other lawmakers had argued that the Distr
Washington Times
added Apr 20, 2016 14:39
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[District of Columbia] Washington, DC lawmakers finalize ban on public pot smoking

city council on Tuesday permanently banned the smoking of marijuana in public or in clubs, a spokeswoman for Council Chairman Phil Mendelson said, voting 7-6 for a second time to approve the prohibition. The council had passed the measure in an initial vo
Reuters
added Apr 19, 2016 22:02
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[District of Columbia, Nevada] Henderson cocktail waitress blames secondhand smoke for her lung cancer

Buonanno flew to Washington, D.C., March 15 to represent the American Lung Association’s Lung Force initiative, urging policymakers to increase sustained funding for lung cancer research. She was one of 50 people sent there on Lung Force Advocacy Day, wh
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Apr 14, 2016 21:57
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[District of Columbia] how truth initiative can help d.c. nonprofits become good neighbors in the fight to end tobacco use

nonprofits in the Washington, D.C., area could be eligible for a $2,000 sponsorship from the Truth Initiative Good Neighbor Fund to help fund projects encouraging youth to reject tobacco. The program supports projects focused on messaging or activities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 7, 2016 17:55
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District of Columbia lawmakers ban public pot smoking

Smoking marijuana in public or in clubs was banned permanently on Tuesday by the District of Columbia's city council, reversing course for a second time. Council members in the U.S. capital voted 7-6 to approve the measure, a spokeswoman for Council Cha
Reuters
added Apr 5, 2016 21:01
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[District of Columbia] Health Groups Laud Councilmember Alexander for Leading the Effort to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free in Nation’s Capital

public health groups applauded Washington, D.C. Councilmember Yvette Alexander for introducing legislation today to set the right example for kids and end smokeless tobacco use at all sports venues within the city – including Nationals Park. Washington, D
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 5, 2016 20:51
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