Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with District of Columbia 1,422 headlines found

12 Views

[District of Columbia] Uruguay Presents Defense Against Philip Morris

The Uruguayan government presented its arguments on Monday in the dispute it has with the tobacco transnational Philip Morris, before the World Bank's International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in Washington. The head of the Urug
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 15, 2014 06:14
12 Views

[District of Columbia] Electronic Cigarette Industry Group (ECIG) Opens DC Office

Today, the Electronic Cigarette Industry Group, Inc. (ECIG) announced the opening of its D.C. office and the addition of J.P. Moery and his firm, The Moery Company, to the ECIG team. Mr. Moery will act as Managing Director of the D.C. Office. “ECIG is e
PR Web
added Jan 23, 2014 00:37
12 Views

[District of Columbia, Virginia] LETTER: Alexandria’s smoking ban lights the way for D.C.

Regarding the Aug. 10 editorial “Stubbing out secondhand smoke”: The D.C. Council is on the right track with its legislation to prohibit smoking in certain outdoor areas. I am proud to say that Alexandria was the first jurisdiction in Virginia to addre
Washington Post
added Aug 13, 2013 10:00
12 Views

[District of Columbia] WILLIAMSON: Smoking Is a 'Preexisting Condition'

The District of Columbia’s Obamacare czars — the board that sets rules for the phony insurance marketplace, or “exchange,” that the law creates — have decided that henceforth insurers shall be forbidden by law to charge smokers higher rates than non-smok
National Review
added Apr 10, 2013 13:59
11 Views

[District of Columbia] Speaker Paul Ryan Moves Fast to ‘Detoxify’ Boehner’s Smoky Suite

“We are all paying the price for Speaker Boehner’s smoking,”... The District of Columbia has strict laws prohibiting smoking in public spaces. But Congress, as the basic overlords of the district, eluded that ban by making sure that the district’s laws an
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2015 17:08
11 Views

[District of Columbia] If You Can Sue Your Neighbors Over Cigarettes, You Can Sue Them Over Anything

The District’s homeowners can look forward to a bright future of suing one another over the slightest bugaboos in the wake of a case ... , says Walter Olson, a senior fellow at the libertarian Cato Institute.
The Washingtonian
added Mar 11, 2015 15:31
11 Views

[District of Columbia] LETTER: D.C. Council should increase tax on non-cigarette tobacco products

Did D.C. Council members really act rashly, as suggested in “Proposed cigar, gym tax riles business owners” ... Tobacco is still the No. 1 cause of preventable death...Taxes on non-cigarette tobacco products have not kept pace with those on cigarettes. T
Washington Post
added Jun 10, 2014 11:39
11 Views

[District of Columbia] Library of Congress Union Scores Win for Smokers

Union leaders for one of the largest employers on the Capitol campus notched a win this month, after spending half the year in a contentious workplace dispute about where smokers should be allowed to light up. Under the terms of an arbitrator's Dec. 11
Roll Call
added Dec 20, 2013 19:00
11 Views

[District of Columbia] Marge Baker: Five Things Republicans Don't Want You to Know About the D.C. Circuit

The Associated Press is reporting that tomorrow President Obama will nominate three experienced and highly regarded people -Cornelia Pillard, Patricia Ann Millet and Robert Leon Wilkins-- to the influential Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 3, 2013 19:20
11 Views

[District of Columbia] Hookah Bars, Cigar Lounge Violating D.C.'s Smoke-Free Law, Says Group

Smokefree D.C., the advocacy group behind the passage of the 2007 law banning smoking in bars and restaurants, wrote a letter Mayor Vince Gray and the D.C. Council this week alleging that Civil and a number of other establishments in the city--primarily
DCist (dc)
added Apr 16, 2013 03:32
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines