Headlines Tagged with District of Columbia — 1,485 headlines found
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
The D.C. Council will hold a hearing Thursday on the proposed ban, which was introduced in April by Council member Yvette Alexander. If the bill is approved, Washington would join five other cities that have banned the use of chewing tobacco and snuff at
Jul 7, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 8, 2016 12:33
crackdown on e-cigarettes actually leads to more smokers? That was one of many concerns raised during the June 2 vaping forum at the American Enterprise Institute...Featuring the slogan “Keep Calm and Vape On,” the program came after the FDA issued regul
Jul 3, 2016 Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Jul 4, 2016 14:56
[District of Columbia, Ohio] FACT SHEET: At Cancer Moonshot Summit, Vice President Biden Announces New Actions to Accelerate Progress Toward Ending Cancer As We Know It
The Massive Acceleration in Prevention Science (MAPS) collaboration aims to lower the smoking rates for at-risk populations that have higher incidences of undiagnosed lung cancer ...use social media, mobile health, and a variety of technological interven
Jun 28, 2016 The White House
added Sep 7, 2016 15:03