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[District of Columbia] GUSA approves smoke-free referendum proposal

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
The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Oct 29, 2016 15:44

[District of Columbia] Black woman thrives in Washington’s world of cigars

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
Indianapolis Recorder
added Oct 29, 2016 01:17

[District of Columbia] GUSA Senate Approves Smoke-Free Referendum

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.
The Hoya (Georgetown University)
added Oct 25, 2016 19:12

[District of Columbia] DC Council debating to raise age to 21 to buy tobacco products

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.
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Oct 23, 2016 13:29

[District of Columbia] D.C. lawmakers say making cigarettes illegal won’t deter teens

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.
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
Washington Post
added Oct 12, 2016 16:09

[District of Columbia] City Council Approves Tobacco-Free Baseball in Nation's Capital

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.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 11, 2016 21:28

[District of Columbia] Tobacco kills more HIV-positive D.C. residents than AIDS

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
Washington (DC) Blade
added Sep 27, 2016 11:27

[District of Columbia] truth initiative joins "dc calls it quits week"

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
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 19, 2016 20:12

[District of Columbia] VIDEO: DC Council considering ballpark smokeless tobacco ban

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.
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Jul 8, 2016 12:42
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