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[District of Columbia] Youth Leaders Sharpen Skills for Fight against Tobacco

we welcomed more than 30 youth activists from across the country to Washington, DC, for our 11th Youth Advocacy Symposium — a series of skill-building workshops on leadership, advocacy and communications.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 28, 2014 13:00
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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
Washington Post
added Aug 14, 2013 16:08
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[District of Columbia] Smokers will pay same rates as nonsmokers in D.C. insurance exchange

On Monday, the D.C. exchange’s executive board voted to prevent insurers from charging higher premiums to smokers than to nonsmokers — meaning nonsmokers are likely to pay modestly higher rates than if smoking surcharges were permitted. The District join
Washington Post
added Apr 11, 2013 12:59
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[District of Columbia] Insurers can't charge more for smokers in health exchanges

The board charged with implementing federal health care reforms in the District has voted to prohibit insurance companies from charging higher premiums to cigarette smokers, adding the city to a handful of states rejecting such surcharges because of the
Washington Times
added Apr 10, 2013 12:54
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[District of Columbia] University plans for smoke-free campus

GW will become a smoke-free campus by September 2013, banning smoking within 25 feet of campus buildings and in public spaces like Kogan Plaza and University Yard.
GW Hatchet (George Washington University)
added Nov 5, 2012 11:49
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[District of Columbia] Tobacco Control Policy and Trade Negotiations: Bartering Away the Will of the People

On October 17, Legacy will host an important discussion exploring the complex issues surrounding the Transpacific Partnership Agreement, the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and their implications for U.S. tobacco control.
American Legacy Foundation
added Oct 2, 2012 16:49
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[District of Columbia] TRUMP BANS BALLOONS, SELFIE STICKS AT THE WHITE HOUSE

A media release announced the dates for the garden tours...“The Secret Service reserves the right to prohibit any other personal items” not deemed to be suitable for the tour, and to confiscate them, the release stated. · Smoking (including e-cigarettes)
Newsweek
added Oct 6, 2017 01:45
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[District of Columbia] truth initiative applauds action to hold maker of american spirit accountable

breathe DC filed a lawsuit in D.C. Superior Court on Monday against Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company for deceptive marketing. “We know that people incorrectly and dangerously believe that smoking American Spirit cigarettes reduces the harm associated wi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 14, 2016 20:00
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[District of Columbia] ARCHIVE: WASHINGTON TALK: BRIEFING Scalia and Pipe Smoke

a ranking Smithsonian official detected a sharp unpleasant aroma...There were 490 guests in the gallery's rotunda, in elegant gowns and tuxedos, and the other 489 were not smoking... The pipe-man, he discovered, was Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, the n
New York Times
added Feb 15, 2016 15:20
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[District of Columbia] LETTER: Secondhand marijuana smoke is harmful, just like tobacco smoke

However legal pot use is regulated, it should be understood that the adverse health effects of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure are not just hypothetical. Public smoke-free policies should include marijuana smoke.
Washington Post
added Feb 4, 2016 13:02
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