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[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

[District of Columbia] Return of the smoke-filled room? Massive cigar lounge pitched for Chinatown

Applications have been bring a Burn by Rocky Patel to 477 H St. NW, a 10,000-square-foot historic...Brown said the Burn lounge, as seen on its website, looks like the “Applebee’s of cigar bars on steroids.” He said his kids’ bedrooms abut the p
Washington (DC) Business Journal
added Aug 12, 2015 20:01

[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

[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

[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

[District of Columbia] Should everyone be allowed to smoke at home?

will this ruling set a slippery precedent for taxpaying homeowners who want to smoke in their own homes? At least some readers on Twitter think so: On the other hand, as one reader, siding with the judge, points out: Once the smoke creeps into your nei
The Washington Post
added Mar 11, 2015 15:12

[District of Columbia] FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products / Tuesday, October 21 | Hotel Monaco | Washington, DC

brings together government, industry and public interest experts to provide updates on the latest developments in FDA tobacco product regulation. With guidance from expert speakers, participants will review regulatory developments from 2014, and look ahea
Food and Drug Law Institute
added Oct 13, 2014 19:20

[District of Columbia] 2014 FDLI Annual Conference April 23-24, 2014: Agenda

CTP Mitchell R. Zeller, JD, Director, Center for Tobacco Products, OMPT, FDA / Stacey Younger Gagosian, Director, Government Affairs, American Legacy Foundation / David Graham, Senior Vice President, International Regulatory Affairs, NJOY, Inc. Daniel Mc
Food and Drug Law Journal
added Apr 17, 2014 18:01

[District of Columbia] Judicial Nominations Fight to Flare Up

Senate is poised for a renewed fight over executive and judicial nominations, including President Barack Obama's three picks for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Oct 28, 2013 18:25

[District of Columbia] On Tape: Richard Nixon Talks Judicial Nominations

Now if you find some Jew that I think is great, put him on there." That sort of attitude might be relegated to history, but politics are still very much alive in the nomination and confirmation process, specifically now with President Barack Obama's thre
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Aug 22, 2013 17:02
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