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[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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[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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[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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[California, District of Columbia] DRESBACH: There's plenty to do in the battle against lung cancer

One of the hardest things I’ve ever had to say to my family was the words “I have lung cancer.” Now I’m on a mission... That’s why on March 14, I went to Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C., as part of the American Lung Association’s LUNG FORCE Advocacy D
Palm Springs (CA) Desert Sun
added Mar 25, 2018 18:08
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[District of Columbia] Should D.C. Have the Highest State Cigarette Tax in the Country? Testimony before the D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue on B22-460

a bill to increase the tax on cigarettes by $2.00 per pack, to a total excise tax rate of $4.50 for each pack sold. While the Tax Foundation takes no position on legislation, I’d like to offer some of our findings from research we have published on this i
Tax Foundation
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[District of Columbia] BASHIR: Say No to the Smoke-Free Campus Referendum

significant issues of enforcement. At New York University, people smoke in front of the smoke-free signs by the Bobst Library. At George Washington University, cigarette butts litter the streets near academic buildings, where smoking is prohibited. George
The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:23
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[District of Columbia] D.C. lawmakers say making cigarettes illegal won’t deter teens

The D.C. Council this week gave preliminary approval to legislation that would raise the smoking age to 21, but some lawmakers say making cigarettes illegal won’t deter teens from picking up the habit.
Washington Times
added Oct 14, 2016 20:08
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: DC Council considering ballpark smokeless tobacco ban

On Thursday, Councilmembers Yvette Alexander and Mary Cheh held a news conference before a public hearing to discuss both tobacco measures. Both said there has been little resistance to the measures and a lot of people have stepped up to support them.
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:42
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[District of Columbia] DC Council considering ballpark smokeless tobacco ban

The D.C. Council will hold a hearing Thursday on the proposed ban, which was introduced in April by Council member Yvette Alexander. If the bill is approved, Washington would join five other cities that have banned the use of chewing tobacco and snuff at
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 8, 2016 12:33
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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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