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[District of Columbia] Advocates press regulatory case for e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarette manufacturers and advocates are out in force on Capitol Hill this week as the Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association stages its first-ever “Day on the Hill” lobbying drive. Reporter Nathan Porter sat down with SFATA Executive Dire
Washington Times
added Nov 8, 2013 20:43
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[District of Columbia] Policymakers, SFATA To Discuss E-Cigarette Industry

E-cigarette trade group hosting the first ever “Day on the Hill” for its members on Nov. 4–5. The Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) and its member companies will head to Washington, D.C. for a “Day on the Hill” Nov. 4 – 5 to meet with C
Convenience Store Decisions
added Oct 25, 2013 22:21
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[District of Columbia] Nina Pillard Nomination for D.C. Circuit Advances

Republicans appear poised to try to block any nominations to the D.C. Circuit before confirmation votes in the full Senate. At Thursday's vote, Grassley again accused Obama of wanting to increase the number of judges in order to determine the outcome of c
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Sep 19, 2013 17:37
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[District of Columbia] D.C. Circuit Nominee Under Fire on Capitol Hill

Republican senators grilled Cornelia "Nina" Pillard about her views on hot-button political issues during her confirmation hearing Wednesday, setting her up to be the most controversial of the three nominees for the U.S. Court of Appeals to the D.C. Circ
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Jul 25, 2013 00:23
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[District of Columbia] "PROHIBITION OF SMOKING NEAR PLAYGROUND ACT OF 2013".

Council of the District of Columbia
added May 14, 2013 13:20
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[District of Columbia] Obama withdraws appeals court pick Caitlin Halligan after Republicans block her confirmation

President Barack Obama withdrew his nomination of Caitlin Halligan to a federal appeals court Friday, handing a victory to Republicans in the Senate who twice blocked his pick for the key judicial post.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 23, 2013 15:26
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[District of Columbia] Bush's Court: How the D.C. Circuit Threatens the Future of Progressive Reform

The right-wing majority of the D.C. Circuit has continuously sought to dismantle progressive efforts ... Last year, the D.C. Circuit ruled that FDA regulations requiring cigarette manufacturers to place graphic, factually accurate warnings on their prod
People For the American Way
added Mar 23, 2013 08:20
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[Canada, District of Columbia] Bev Oda: Penalty for smoking in a hotel room among expenses MP charged to taxpayers

The then-minister was dinged in 2010 for smoking in a hotel room during a trip to Washington, D.C.
Canadian Press
added Sep 8, 2012 21:18
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[District of Columbia] MOOSE JOOCE, MOUNTAIN VAPORS, RUSTIC VAPORS, and DUTCHMAN VAPORS, Plaintiffs, v. FDA: COMPLAINT (PDF)

The Deeming Rule thus triggers burdensome regulatory requirements, including a ban on truthful speech...Deeming Rule is unconstitutional because the FDA employee who issued it had no constitutional authority to do so, and because the rule violates the Fir
Pacific Legal Foundation
added Jan 31, 2018 04:57
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[Russia, District of Columbia] Smoking Baroness causes a stir at White House

On Jan. 12, 1910, at a White House dinner hosted by President William Howard Taft, Baroness Rosen, wife of the Russian ambassador, caused a stir by requesting and smoking a cigarette — it was, apparently, the first time a woman had smoked openly during a
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 12, 2017 22:03
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