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[District of Columbia] Return of the smoke-filled room? Massive cigar lounge pitched for Chinatown

Applications have been bring a Burn by Rocky Patel to 477 H St. NW, a 10,000-square-foot historic...Brown said the Burn lounge, as seen on its website, looks like the “Applebee’s of cigar bars on steroids.” He said his kids’ bedrooms abut the p
Washington (DC) Business Journal
added Aug 12, 2015 20:01

[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

[District of Columbia, Minnesota] Travel Troubleshooter: Is something wrong with Hotwire’s smoking filter?

you can specify a smoke-free room by selecting the city and clicking on “amenities” and then selecting “smoke-free rooms.” Unlike Minnesota, Washington allows smoking in hotel rooms, so you have to make sure you actually select “smoke-free room.”
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 23, 2015 13:08

[District of Columbia] Holder's Return to Covington Was Six Years in the Making

The 900-lawyer firm celebrates a homecoming this week as Holder, the nation’s first black attorney general, rejoins the firm as a white-collar partner. Covington plans to announce the news Monday, and his official start date will be in September.
National Law Journal
added Jul 11, 2015 12:34

[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
added Jul 2, 2015 08:06

[District of Columbia] NAVA: Taxing and regulating e-cigarettes like tobacco is bad public policy

From a public health and economic growth perspective, taxing and regulating the industry the same as tobacco is bad public policy. E-cigs should be treated as an alternative to tobacco, and they should be taxed and regulated differently as well.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 25, 2015 15:59

[District of Columbia] Hine School project moves forward, a bar for TG Cigars

1118 Ninth St. NW: Interior use change at TG Cigars from general retail to a retail cigar shop and lounge...soon enough, it will be one of the few places in D.C. where you can grab a drink and a cigar, outside of the annual Fight Night at the Washington H
Washington (DC) Business Journal
added Apr 15, 2015 10:19

[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


There’s a new proposal in Washington D.C., and it’s not cigar friendly. Council member Kenyan McDuffie, D, has proposed a new bill that would increase the minimum age to purchase and/or possess tobacco to the age of 21. It would follow similar legislatio
added Apr 6, 2015 16:34

[District of Columbia] DC Council member introduces bills to raise smoking age to 21, ban powdered alcohol

Democratic Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie introduced a bill Wednesday that would increase the minimum age to buy or possess tobacco products from 18 to 21. New York City passed similar legislation last year. McDuffie says the bill is based on research tha
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 1, 2015 18:47
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