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[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
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[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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[District of Columbia] Cigarette smuggling, 7 On Your Side undercover investigation

Acting on viewer tip, 7 On Your Side went undercover at a Southeast D.C. gas station convenience store . . . With a simple over-the-counter purchase, 7 On Your Side was able to buy what appeared to be smuggled cigarettes.
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Nov 22, 2012 06:34
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[District of Columbia] D.C. Prevails in Lawsuit Over Ban on Cigar Wrappers

A Washington federal judge granted the District of Columbia summary judgment yesterday in a lawsuit challenging a 2010 law that banned the sale of cigar wrappers.
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Jun 27, 2012 11:48
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[Uruguay, District of Columbia] REPORT ON 50 YEARS: A Future with ZERO Tobacco Deaths

should a product that kills when used as intended be sold as a consumer good that is available everywhere?.. WHAT: ASH 50th Anniversary Event and Report Launch WHO: Keynote Address: Sharon Eubanks, Former Department of Justice attorney
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Oct 26, 2017 20:49
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[District of Columbia] Risks, Benefits of Vaping Debated at U.S. E-Cig Summit / Still no expert consensus on health impacts

Anti-smoking advocates, tobacco researchers, and representatives from the cigarette and vaping industries met to discuss, among other topics, the current research exploring the risks and benefits of e-cigarettes, FDA regulation over the e-cigarette indus
MedPage Today
added May 15, 2017 15:28
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[District of Columbia] D.C. neighbors’ sparring over secondhand smoke lands in court

The green-painted brick rowhouse in the 800 block of Fifth Street NE has been in Edwin Gray’s family since 1964...smoke seeps through a common wall into their home, filling their bedroom and their daughter’s playroom. When neighborly overtures didn’t re
Washington Post
added Mar 11, 2015 10:39
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[District of Columbia] Judge blocks DC man from smoking in his own home

Justice Ronna L. Beck’s decision comes after Mr. Gray’s next-door neighbors – a couple with one child and another on the way – filed in December a civil lawsuit claiming Gray’s cigarette smoke causes harm to their family when it seeps into their home thr
Christian Science Monitor
added Mar 11, 2015 10:37
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[District of Columbia] Temporary, precedent-setting court order means D.C. man can’t smoke in own home

But a temporary decision by a Superior Court judge means one man in the District can't light up anything at his home—including pot and cigarettes. The 7 On Your Side I-Team found the decision could also impact you.
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Mar 10, 2015 11:04
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[District of Columbia] Tobacco Use Target of Government Surveys

Census Bureau is currently collecting data about tobacco use as a voluntary supplement to its monthly July 2014 Current Population Survey...“The Black community is saturated with cigarette advertisements to promote smoking unlike the non-Black areas of th
Dallas Weekly
added Jul 24, 2014 20:11
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