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[District of Columbia] D.C. Council votes for permanent ban against private marijuana-smoking clubs

Some lawmakers had argued for private pot-smoking clubs, saying they would allow residents of federal public housing to use the drug more freely and other residents to smoke in designated areas far from children. Other lawmakers had argued that the Distr
Washington Times
added Apr 20, 2016 14:39
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[District of Columbia] Washington, DC lawmakers finalize ban on public pot smoking

city council on Tuesday permanently banned the smoking of marijuana in public or in clubs, a spokeswoman for Council Chairman Phil Mendelson said, voting 7-6 for a second time to approve the prohibition. The council had passed the measure in an initial vo
added Apr 19, 2016 22:02

[District of Columbia, Nevada] Henderson cocktail waitress blames secondhand smoke for her lung cancer

Buonanno flew to Washington, D.C., March 15 to represent the American Lung Association’s Lung Force initiative, urging policymakers to increase sustained funding for lung cancer research. She was one of 50 people sent there on Lung Force Advocacy Day, wh
Las Vegas Review-Journal
added Apr 14, 2016 21:57

[District of Columbia] how truth initiative can help d.c. nonprofits become good neighbors in the fight to end tobacco use

nonprofits in the Washington, D.C., area could be eligible for a $2,000 sponsorship from the Truth Initiative Good Neighbor Fund to help fund projects encouraging youth to reject tobacco. The program supports projects focused on messaging or activities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 7, 2016 17:55

District of Columbia lawmakers ban public pot smoking

Smoking marijuana in public or in clubs was banned permanently on Tuesday by the District of Columbia's city council, reversing course for a second time. Council members in the U.S. capital voted 7-6 to approve the measure, a spokeswoman for Council Cha
added Apr 5, 2016 21:01

[District of Columbia] Health Groups Laud Councilmember Alexander for Leading the Effort to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free in Nation’s Capital

public health groups applauded Washington, D.C. Councilmember Yvette Alexander for introducing legislation today to set the right example for kids and end smokeless tobacco use at all sports venues within the city – including Nationals Park. Washington, D
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 5, 2016 20:51

[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

[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

[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

[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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