Headlines Tagged with District of Columbia — 1,478 headlines found
GUSA senate voted in favor of a referendum proposal that will ask undergraduates their opinions regarding the university’s plan to be smoke- and tobacco-free. The proposal passed with 26 votes in favor, no votes opposed, and one abstention. The referendu
Oct 28, 2016 The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Oct 29, 2016 15:44
TG Cigar Lounge is at 1118 9th Street, NW. But her journey from Ethiopia to entrepreneurship was not easy.... “I was a housekeeper, a waitress, a cigar saleswoman, and then I opened my own cigar store,” Dawit said. She now is Washington's only female ci
Oct 26, 2016 Indianapolis Recorder
added Oct 29, 2016 01:17
The main campus of Georgetown University took another step toward becoming smoke-free, as the Georgetown University Student Association senate voted 26-0 Sunday to hold a studentwide referendum in December on the issue.
Oct 25, 2016 The Hoya (Georgetown University)
added Oct 25, 2016 19:12
The full council debated the issue recently and some raised the issue that the civil penalty written in this bill would give an underage smoker who buys tobacco a $50 fine. However, the fine for smoking marijuana in public in D.C. is only $25.
Oct 19, 2016 WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Oct 23, 2016 13:29
The D.C. Council this week gave preliminary approval to legislation that would raise the smoking age to 21, but some lawmakers say making cigarettes illegal won’t deter teens from picking up the habit.
Oct 13, 2016 Washington Times
added Oct 14, 2016 20:08
[District of Columbia] Anti-tobacco bills advance in District, would raise age to buy cigarettes to 21
The D.C. Council on Tuesday advanced a package of anti-tobacco bills that would increase the minimum age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 and restrict the public use of tobacco products. The bills would extend the same restrictions against cigarette smok
Oct 12, 2016 Washington Post
added Oct 12, 2016 16:09
The D.C. City Council today approved an ordinance ending the use of all tobacco products – including smokeless tobacco like chew, dip and snuff – at all organized sporting events within the city, including at Nationals Park.
Oct 11, 2016 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 11, 2016 21:28
the D.C. Tobacco Free Coalition, the D.C. Department of Health, and more than 40 community organizations are coming together to battle smoking as part of D.C. Calls It Quits Week, Sept. 19-25. But more help is needed to help D.C. smokers quit and save LGB
Sep 24, 2016 Washington (DC) Blade
added Sep 27, 2016 11:27
starting today Truth Initiative is joining the District of Columbia Department of Health and more than 40 local health care organizations, businesses and civic leaders to launch “DC Calls It Quits Week,” an awareness campaign about the importance of quit
Sep 19, 2016 Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 19, 2016 20:12
On Thursday, Councilmembers Yvette Alexander and Mary Cheh held a news conference before a public hearing to discuss both tobacco measures. Both said there has been little resistance to the measures and a lot of people have stepped up to support them.
Jul 7, 2016 WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:42