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[District of Columbia] FDA to Hear Public Input on Smoking Cessation Products

On Monday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is set to hear public comments on smoking cessation products. The hearing, titled "FDA Actions Related to Nicotine Replacement Therapies and Smoking-Cessation Products; Report to Congress on Innovative Pr
Convenience Store News
added Dec 14, 2012 18:16
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[District of Columbia] Cigar Advisor Magazine Publishes Piece on "Cigars in Politics"

Their August 2013 issue features an interview with former Arizona Congressman JD Hayworth, who discusses the role that cigars play in the political scene.
PR Web
added Aug 26, 2013 06:31
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[District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia] KELLY: When e-smokers breathe out, what do we breathe in?

after my column last week on whether using those devices — what’s known as “vaping” — is allowed on Metro, I heard from both sides of the matter. Lyle Feisel of St. Michaels, Md., wrote: “It seems to me that in the issue
The Washington Post
added Jul 3, 2013 01:35
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[District of Columbia] Obama Plans to Nominate 3 Judges for Key Court

Often called the second most important court in the country, the Washington court has overturned major parts of the president’s agenda in the last four years, on regulations covering Wall Street, the environment, tobacco, labor unions and workers’ rights.
New York Times
added May 28, 2013 00:19
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[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
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[District of Columbia] Should e-cigarettes be banned indoors in D.C.?

In an interview, Alexander said e-cigarettes are being “used to usurp the smoking ban.” “It is smoking, is an inhalant and it’s similar to smoking,” said Alexander, chairwoman of the Health Committee. “We don’t know what the ill effects of this are, and
The Washington Post
added Apr 11, 2013 12:54
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[District of Columbia] PHOTOS: Closer Inspection: History in smoke

The contents within the walls of W. Curtis Draper’s downtown location (699 15th St. NW, 202-638-2555, wcurtisdraper .com) are as varied as the clientele. In addition to offering hard-to-find wares, the 125-year-old shop has glass shelves packed with decad
The Washington Post
added Mar 7, 2013 15:04
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[District of Columbia, Maryland] Smoking bans pick up momentum on college campuses, despite protests

Catching violators has been a challenge for sprawling, major universities — but it is expected to be even more of a challenge at GWU, which has a highly urban campus that’s shared with those living and working in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood. The ban wi
The Washington Post
added Nov 26, 2012 17:35
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[District of Columbia] D.C. Councilmember Will Move to Raise Legal Tobacco-Purchasing Age

D.C. Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie is looking to add the District to the growing list of cities where you must be 21 or older to purchase cigarettes. If passed, the legislation would be just one more step in the city’s stand against tobacco. Smoking in i
CBS
added Nov 5, 2013 18:10
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[District of Columbia] The smoker dilemma for health insurance

Since smokers’ health-care costs tend to be higher than those of nonsmokers, is it reasonable for smokers to pay higher premiums when they buy insurance through the new state marketplaces that are scheduled to open in October? A handful of states and the
The Washington Post
added Aug 14, 2013 16:08
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