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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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[District of Columbia] Mitch McConnell Misses John Boehner — Just Not His Cloud of Cigarette Smoke

“You could walk out here in the hall and close your eyes and you knew where to walk toward the odor emanating from the former speaker’s office,” Mr. McConnell said with a laugh. Mr. Boehner’s replacement, House Speaker Paul Ryan also remarked upon the f
Washington Wire (Wall Street Journal blog)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:55
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[District of Columbia] Experts urge citizens to adopt DC No-Smoking policy

Washington health experts are calling for more smoke-free public spaces, specifically housing, in the District as a tool to tackle smoking-related death disparities for African Americans. The health officials were part of a panel at Howard University disc
District Chronicles
added Oct 25, 2015 18:53
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[District of Columbia] Youth Activists Step Up Fight against Tobacco / Congressional meetings highlight leadership training

This year’s Youth Advocacy Symposium was generously supported by the CVS Health Charity Classic. ...the youth met with their members of Congress. They asked lawmakers to support the FDA’s efforts to regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes an
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 6, 2015 16:46
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[District of Columbia] TPP leak shows restrictive patent protections — Ministers spoil for final TPP fight — U.S., Cuba, Brazil improve ties - POLITICO Morning Trade

Head over the Chamber of Commerce today...Action on Smoking & Health and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids have, and the groups will be outside the Chamber with him today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to call on the business group to stop fighting anti-smoki
Politico
added Jul 2, 2015 08:06
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[District of Columbia] Irony alert: Lawyer who’s suing her neighbor over secondhand smoke defends industrial air pollutors

Republic Report’s David Halperin looked into Nessa Coppinger, an “environmental lawyer” — and found that she often litigates against the environment, including cases in which she’s defended industry clients against people besieged by pollution.
Salon Magazine
added Mar 24, 2015 20:43
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[District of Columbia] 2014 FDLI Annual Conference April 23-24, 2014

Join us to hear from the Honorable Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States; FDA Commissioner Hamburg; FDA Office of the Commissioner Leslie Kux; FDA Chief Counsel Elizabeth Dickinson; FDA Center Directors Bernadet
Food and Drug Law Journal
added Apr 17, 2014 17:55
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[District of Columbia] Senate Confirms Patricia Millett to D.C. Circuit

The Senate voted 56-38 to confirm Millett, a co-leader of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld's appellate and U.S. Supreme Court practice, to fill one of three vacancies on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. The close vote wasn't a reflection on
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Dec 10, 2013 17:05
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[District of Columbia] Lobbyists clash over proposed e-cigarette restrictions in D.C.

Tobacco industry lobbyists and public health advocates battled it out Thursday in a D.C. Council committee chamber over whether the city should restrict electronic cigarettes from all of the same places that it bans those rolled with tobacco. In the abs
Washington Post
added Nov 23, 2013 14:01
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[District of Columbia] Advocates press regulatory case for e-cigarettes

Electronic cigarette manufacturers and advocates are out in force on Capitol Hill this week as the Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association stages its first-ever “Day on the Hill” lobbying drive. Reporter Nathan Porter sat down with SFATA Executive Dire
Washington Times
added Nov 8, 2013 20:43
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