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[District of Columbia, Illinois] SIEGEL: D.C.'s Electronic Cigarette Tax is an Insane Policy that Will Help Renormalize Smoking

Taxing e-cigarettes at a whopping 67% rate is nothing more than a gift to Big Tobacco. Undoubtedly, it will put many vaping shops out of business, resulting in significant numbers of ex-smokers returning to smoking and many smokers who would otherwise hav
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 24, 2015 18:48
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[District of Columbia] This Small Vape Shop Could Be The First Victim Of DC's New Tobacco Tax

Starting Oct. 1, a new 67 percent excise tax on vapor products takes effect in Washington, D.C., and it will likely put the shop out of business, its owner says. Fadi Khalaf has been running M Street Vape in down town Washington for less than a year, bu
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Sep 21, 2015 22:00
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[District of Columbia] OBAMA STAFFERS PARTY, SMOKE CUBAN CIGARS ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF BENGHAZI, 9/11 TERROR ATTACKS

Rhodes hurried into a cab, dropping his cigar, marked with a red tape seal, on the sidewalk as he left. That cigar, obtained by Breitbart News, was an H. Upmann Magnum 46 cigar with a seal that read “Habana Cuba.”... Another cigar found nearby was a Mont
breitbart.com
added Sep 13, 2015 15:09
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[District of Columbia] DC Circ. Urged To Revive Philip Morris FCA Suit ($$)

The relator in a False Claims Act suit alleging Philip Morris Inc. overcharged the Pentagon for cigarettes urged the D.C. Circuit Monday to revive his complaint for a second time, saying his allegations had not been publicly revealed before filing suit.
Law360
added Sep 8, 2015 10:18
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[District of Columbia] Return of the smoke-filled room? Massive cigar lounge pitched for Chinatown

Applications have been filed...to bring a Burn by Rocky Patel to 477 H St. NW, a 10,000-square-foot historic...Brown said the Burn lounge, as seen on its website, looks like the “Applebee’s of cigar bars on steroids.” He said his kids’ bedrooms abut the p
Washington (DC) Business Journal
added Aug 12, 2015 20:01
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[District of Columbia] Youth Activists Step Up Fight against Tobacco / Congressional meetings highlight leadership training

This year’s Youth Advocacy Symposium was generously supported by the CVS Health Charity Classic. ...the youth met with their members of Congress. They asked lawmakers to support the FDA’s efforts to regulate all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes an
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 6, 2015 16:46
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[District of Columbia, Minnesota] Travel Troubleshooter: Is something wrong with Hotwire’s smoking filter?

you can specify a smoke-free room by selecting the city and clicking on “amenities” and then selecting “smoke-free rooms.” Unlike Minnesota, Washington allows smoking in hotel rooms, so you have to make sure you actually select “smoke-free room.”
Miami (FL) Herald
added Jul 23, 2015 13:08
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[District of Columbia] Holder's Return to Covington Was Six Years in the Making

The 900-lawyer firm celebrates a homecoming this week as Holder, the nation’s first black attorney general, rejoins the firm as a white-collar partner. Covington plans to announce the news Monday, and his official start date will be in September.
National Law Journal
added Jul 11, 2015 12:34
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[District of Columbia] TPP leak shows restrictive patent protections — Ministers spoil for final TPP fight — U.S., Cuba, Brazil improve ties - POLITICO Morning Trade

Head over the Chamber of Commerce today...Action on Smoking & Health and the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids have, and the groups will be outside the Chamber with him today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to call on the business group to stop fighting anti-smoki
Politico
added Jul 2, 2015 08:06
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[District of Columbia] NAVA: Taxing and regulating e-cigarettes like tobacco is bad public policy

From a public health and economic growth perspective, taxing and regulating the industry the same as tobacco is bad public policy. E-cigs should be treated as an alternative to tobacco, and they should be taxed and regulated differently as well.
Washington DC Examiner
added May 25, 2015 15:59
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