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[District of Columbia] Fulbright Hall fires caused by cigarettes

Senior Associate Vice President for Safety and Security Darrell Darnell said in an email that the fires in Fulbright Hall, which was built almost 70 years ago, were from students "carelessly" throwing cigarettes into trash cans in the room against Univer
GW Hatchet (George Washington University)
added Feb 22, 2016 06:20
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: California congressman VAPES during Capitol Hill hearing to protest proposal banning e-cigarettes on planes

A congresswoman sitting next to him could be seen trying to wave the vape away with her hands as fellow House members at the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing laughed
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 13:17
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: SEE IT: U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter vapes during hearing in show of opposition to proposed ban of e-cigs on planes

took a long pull from his device and blew out a small cloud during a Transportation & Infrastructure Committee bill markup hearing. He tried but failed to block the panel’s adoption of Washington, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton’s in-flight vaping ban.
New York Daily News
added Feb 12, 2016 12:37
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: Vaping came to Congress on Thursday

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) smoked a vaporizer while defending the use of them on airplanes during a Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure meeting... "There is nothing noxious about this whatsoever"... The congresswoman next to him...waved the
Washington Post
added Feb 12, 2016 12:33
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: Lawmaker Vapes in Congress to Defend Your Right to Vape on Planes

“He did emit smoke from the vaporizer,” Holmes Norton said. “There’s no smoke in this. No carcinogens,” he countered. “It’s vapor. I would urge my colleagues to oppose this amendment.” The bill this amendment is being attached to is an important one—it
Vice.com
added Feb 12, 2016 13:10
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[District of Columbia] Congressman busts out vaporizer during e-cigarette hearing

The audience laughed. Representative Candice Miller of Michigan, sitting next to him, waved the vapor away. Hunter went on. “There’s no combustion. There’s no carcinogens,” he said. “This has helped thousands of people quit smoking. It’s helped me quit
statnews.com
added Feb 12, 2016 12:59
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[District of Columbia] California congressman vapes for your right to puff on planes

"Despite the best efforts of Representative Hunter, who came equipped with his vaping device and demonstrated its use, members were not impressed enough to defeat my amendment," said Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, who had introduced it.
Mashable.com
added Feb 12, 2016 12:42
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: Local Congressman Duncan Hunter vapes during Transportation Committee hearing

"You spoke about vaping devices, but you did not say you oppose electronic cigarettes," Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton said. "This is a personal vaporizer. We actually don't even call them electronic cigarettes anymore but they're not cigarettes," Hunter sa
KGTV-Ch. 10 (San Diego, CA)
added Feb 12, 2016 12:44
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[District of Columbia] #nomentholmondays: the targeted marketing of menthols and african-american history

in July 2014, the Smithsonian announced that Altria Group, owner of Philip Morris and one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, had contributed $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture...The targeted marketing of menth
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:24
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[District of Columbia] LETTER: Secondhand marijuana smoke is harmful, just like tobacco smoke

However legal pot use is regulated, it should be understood that the adverse health effects of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure are not just hypothetical. Public smoke-free policies should include marijuana smoke.
Washington Post
added Feb 4, 2016 13:02
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