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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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[District of Columbia] FDA lets vaping flourish as it eyes crackdown on cigarettes

At the E-Cigarette Summit, a conference on regulatory and public health developments held in D.C. this week, Mitch Zeller..."If we are being bold enough to envision a world where cigarettes are no longer capable of creating or sustaining addiction, but t
The Hill
added May 3, 2018 20:05
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae, District of Columbia] Support growing for e-cigarette revolution in anti-smoking crusade

Speaking at a global e-cigarette summit in Washington DC, experts from science, regulation and public health gave their views on how the industry should develop to help reduce the number of conventional smokers around the world. The UAE aims to reduce t
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 3, 2018 17:15
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[Europe, Mid-east, Uae, UK, USA, District of Columbia] Special report: Medical opinion shifts from tolerating e-cigs to actively promoting them to smokers

at the E-Cigarette Summit in Georgetown, praise was heaped upon Public Health England by experts for its decision to officially promote to help smokers quit...“The fastest decline in tobacco use in the UK took place shortly after e-cigarettes came onto th
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 3, 2018 17:10
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