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[District of Columbia] Tobacco retail outlet advertising practices and proximity to schools, parks and public housing affect Synar underage sales violations in Washington, DC

Findings demonstrate that while illicit tobacco sales to minors are occurring at acceptably low rates by Synar standards, illicit sales vary considerably by retail store type, advertising approach and proximity to high schools, parks and African–American
Tobacco Control
added Feb 26, 2014 12:34

[District of Columbia] Federal, State Court Officials Warn of Email Scam

fraudulent messages alerting recipients about supposedly new pending cases were being sent from email addresses ending in and
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Jan 16, 2014 10:45

[District of Columbia] American University Smoking Ban Sparks Debate

Thursday, AU joined the list of about 1,200 universities, including Maryland and George Washington, banning smoking of tobacco products on campus. “My fraternity actually hosts an annual even called hookah and hummus on the quad and that’s no longer goi
added Aug 18, 2013 10:11

[District of Columbia] 2 more local colleges ban outdoor smoking

The widespread smoking bans are now in effect at American University and George Washington University. According to the Centers for Disease Control, only 19 percent of adult Americans, nowadays, smoke tobacco products. But when kids go away to college,
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Aug 17, 2013 13:37

[District of Columbia] City responds to Smokefree DC's complaint about illegal hookah bars

we will conduct an educational campaign for the restaurant community about Smoke free Workplaces and allow a voluntary cease and desist period. We expect fine enforcement to begin in mid/late September.
Smokefree DC
added Aug 2, 2013 15:03

[District of Columbia, Virginia] On Metro, can you e-smoke one if you got one?

"What most people don't realize is that it is actually local ordinances that govern what's prohibited on Metro," Metro spokesman Dan Stessel said. In 2010, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II ruled that the state's smoking ban does not apply to
Washington Post
added May 19, 2013 15:50

[India, District of Columbia] Mumbai surgeon wins US award for anti-tobacco campaign

Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi, a cancer surgeon at Mumbai's Tata Memorial Hospital, has won a prestigious US award for his innovative leadership in the fight to reduce tobacco use and tobacco-related disease in India. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids presente
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added May 3, 2013 23:59

[District of Columbia] Memo: The Filibuster of Caitlin Halligan and the Future of the Courts

* Last year, a three-member panel of the D.C. Circuit led by Judge Rogers Brown , ruled that requiring graphic, factually accurate warning labels on cigarette packages violates the First Amendment rights of tobacco companies.
People For the American Way
added Mar 23, 2013 08:22

[Australia, District of Columbia] Washington honours Roxon, global champion in anti-tobacco battle

THE Attorney-General, Nicola Roxon, will be honoured in Washington, DC, tonight for championing what will ''go down as the most important turning point'' in the global fight against tobacco in a generation.
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 18, 2012 14:12

[District of Columbia] VIDEO: Webcast -- Presentation by the Honorable Nicola Roxon; Attorney General- Australia (Information Systems Technology - Audio Video)

Georgetown University Law Center
added May 18, 2012 14:01
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