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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
Washington Post
added Mar 11, 2015 15:12
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[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
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