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[District of Columbia] Paul Ryan figuring out how to get the stench of cigarettes out of Boehner's office - including 'ozone machines'

'They have these ozone machines, apparently, that you can detoxify the environment. But I'm going to have to work on the carpeting in here,' Ryan said on NBC's Meet the Press. 'You know, if you ever go to like a hotel room or get a rental car that's bee
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2015 12:00

[District of Columbia] D.C. bill would raise age to purchase cigarettes to 21

Ward 5 Council member Kenyan McDuffie introduced the legislation last week, saying that such a measure would “reduce our youth’s exposure to a deadly habit.” McDuffie unsuccessfully introduced similar legislation in 2013. At the time, Council Chairman P
Washington Post
added Apr 7, 2015 17:38

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[District of Columbia] Public health faculty call for ban on research funding from tobacco companies

Public health professors in the Faculty Senate have introduced a resolution, which is currently under consideration by the senate’s executive committee, to bar anyone associated with GW from accepting tobacco money for research. Faculty say tobacco compa
GW Hatchet (George Washington University)
added Feb 26, 2018 22:45

[District of Columbia] Zombies Invade Washington, D.C. Walgreens: truth® Protests Walgreens' Sale of Tobacco Products, Urges Pharmacy Chain to Go Tobacco-Free

Pharmacies selling tobacco: it sounds like a retail oxymoron. That's why truth, one of the largest and most successful national youth tobacco prevention campaigns, announced today its zombie-themed demonstration outside of Walgreens' Washington, D.C. flag
PR Newswire
added Jan 11, 2018 00:59
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