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[District of Columbia] Meetings: Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee

(FDA) announces a forthcoming public advisory committee meeting of the Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee...The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on February 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Februa
Federal Register
added Dec 11, 2018 04:31

[District of Columbia] LETTER: The cigarette tax burns the District’s mom-and-pop convenience stores

of course, a $2-per-pack cigarette tax in the District will drive smokers to other locations or the black market. And when they go into a store for cheaper cigarettes, they also buy other items, such as milk, bread, sodas, candy or beer. All of this hurts
Washington Post
added Dec 6, 2018 18:44
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[District of Columbia] US Jewish day schools ‘not immune’ to e-cigarette epidemic among teens

In a Washington, DC-area Jewish day school, 15-year-old “Asher,” a 10th grader, says he Juuled for a year until his parents caught him. He claims “dozens” of his classmates take bathroom breaks to Juul throughout the day and adds that they “sneak puffs i
Times of Israel (is)
added Nov 27, 2018 23:56

[District of Columbia] How D.C. smokers and stores are responding to $2-a-pack cigarette tax hike

The drop in legal sales and spike in black market “loosies” are the result of $2-a-pack increase in cigarette taxes that took effect last month, making the nation’s capital one of the most expensive places to be a smoker. The total taxes add up to nearly
Washington Post
added Nov 23, 2018 16:49
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[District of Columbia] KOZAK: Prioritize Health, End Corp Tobacco Sales

Despite clear health risks to students and the Georgetown community, the Corp refuses to eliminate tobacco sales, instead prioritizing profit over community health. To keep the university healthy and better serve students, the Corp must stop selling toba
The Hoya (Georgetown University)
added Oct 19, 2018 17:57

[District of Columbia] DC Rider’s Answer Line: Can Metro do anything about people smoking at bus stops?

Rider Jayant Kumar Vodela is upset about people smoking... If you see somebody smoking in these areas, you don’t have to call 911. You can text transit police at MyMTPD (696873) or call 202-962-2121.
Washington Post
added Oct 19, 2018 11:52

[District of Columbia] LAFAIVE / DRENKARD: A cigarette smuggling epidemic is coming to DC

As a component of Washington, D.C.’s most recent city budget, the district will raise its cigarette excise tax from $2.50 per pack to $4.50 next month. This development is notable not only because it means the tax will increase by 80 percent in just one
The Hill
added Sep 28, 2018 01:49

[District of Columbia] Smoke-free policy in place for public housing residents

“It’s not fair to the people who don’t smoke.” Some public housing residents received a notice about the plan a few months ago, but the plan has been in the works for more than a year. In a brochure, HUD explains that the agency believes that “secondha
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:06

[District of Columbia] AACR Holds Congressional Briefing on Strengthening Prevention of E-Cigarette Use in Youth

the discussion proved productive and nuanced, with several key takeaways for the audience: Kid-friendly flavors and marketing continue to be substantial challenges contributing to the rise in youth use. The FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products should be su
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:59
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[District of Columbia] Video Available: AACR Hosts Congressional Briefing on the Alarming Rise of E-cigarette Use in Youth

The panelists presented the latest available science on the effects and content of e-cigarettes and suggested approaches to halting the concerning rise in youth vaping and nicotine addiction. A video of the full briefing is available here: https://yout
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:58
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