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[District of Columbia] KOZAK: Prioritize Health, End Corp Tobacco Sales

Despite clear health risks to students and the Georgetown community, the Corp refuses to eliminate tobacco sales, instead prioritizing profit over community health. To keep the university healthy and better serve students, the Corp must stop selling toba
The Hoya (Georgetown University)
added Oct 19, 2018 17:57
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[District of Columbia] DC Rider’s Answer Line: Can Metro do anything about people smoking at bus stops?

Rider Jayant Kumar Vodela is upset about people smoking... If you see somebody smoking in these areas, you don’t have to call 911. You can text transit police at MyMTPD (696873) or call 202-962-2121.
Washington Post
added Oct 19, 2018 11:52
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[District of Columbia] LAFAIVE / DRENKARD: A cigarette smuggling epidemic is coming to DC

As a component of Washington, D.C.’s most recent city budget, the district will raise its cigarette excise tax from $2.50 per pack to $4.50 next month. This development is notable not only because it means the tax will increase by 80 percent in just one
The Hill
added Sep 28, 2018 01:49
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[District of Columbia] Smoke-free policy in place for public housing residents

“It’s not fair to the people who don’t smoke.” Some public housing residents received a notice about the plan a few months ago, but the plan has been in the works for more than a year. In a brochure, HUD explains that the agency believes that “secondha
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:06
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[District of Columbia] AACR Holds Congressional Briefing on Strengthening Prevention of E-Cigarette Use in Youth

the discussion proved productive and nuanced, with several key takeaways for the audience: Kid-friendly flavors and marketing continue to be substantial challenges contributing to the rise in youth use. The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products should be su
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:59
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[District of Columbia] Video Available: AACR Hosts Congressional Briefing on the Alarming Rise of E-cigarette Use in Youth

The panelists presented the latest available science on the effects and content of e-cigarettes and suggested approaches to halting the concerning rise in youth vaping and nicotine addiction. A video of the full briefing is available here: https://yout
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:58
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[District of Columbia] American Association for Cancer Research to Host Congressional Briefing on E-Cigarettes

will address congressional staffers and the public on Wednesday, July 18... Panelists at the briefing, “E-cigarettes: Striking a Balance Between Preventing Youth Nicotine Addiction and Helping Current Smokers Quit Combustible Cigarettes,” will present the
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:58
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[District of Columbia] D.C. Cigarette Taxes to be Among Nation's Highest Under New Budget

In a 10-2 vote, a supermajority of the D.C. Council approved an amendment proposed by Ward 7 Councilmember Vince Gray that would raise the tax on cigarettes by $2 per pack. This change would make the District's tax on cigarettes the highest among U.S. st
Washington (DC) City Paper
added Jun 2, 2018 10:16
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[District of Columbia] DC Smokefree Housing

Live healthier. Create healthier communities. And save money! DC Smokefree Housing is a project of Breathe DC. Breathe DC empowers the District of Columbia to make healthy air a priority for all who live, work, visit and travel in our area.
Breathe DC
added Jun 1, 2018 21:25
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[District of Columbia] Breathe DC Launches Washington DC’s First Smoke-Free Housing Web Portal

The new website promotes smoke-free and tobacco-free living, offering visitors quick and easy access to search more than 20,000 smoke-free Washington, DC apartment units located in over 100 residential communities in Washington.
IS-Stories (au)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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