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[District of Columbia] WASHINGTON D.C. MINIMUM SMOKING AGE INCREASE PROPOSED

There’s a new proposal in Washington D.C., and it’s not cigar friendly. Council member Kenyan McDuffie, D, has proposed a new bill that would increase the minimum age to purchase and/or possess tobacco to the age of 21. It would follow similar legislatio
HalfWheel
added Apr 6, 2015 16:34
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[District of Columbia] DC Council member introduces bills to raise smoking age to 21, ban powdered alcohol

Democratic Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie introduced a bill Wednesday that would increase the minimum age to buy or possess tobacco products from 18 to 21. New York City passed similar legislation last year. McDuffie says the bill is based on research tha
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 1, 2015 18:47
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[District of Columbia] Siemens Proud to Announce Washington, D.C. Preview Screening for CANCER: EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES

Siemens joins WETA, the flagship Washington, D.C. public television station in hosting a preview screening for Ken Burns Presents CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES... Siemens invests in research to support the development of advanced technology that can
Siemens USA
added Mar 30, 2015 20:14
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[District of Columbia] Irony alert: Lawyer who’s suing her neighbor over secondhand smoke defends industrial air pollutors

Republic Report’s David Halperin looked into Nessa Coppinger, an “environmental lawyer” — and found that she often litigates against the environment, including cases in which she’s defended industry clients against people besieged by pollution.
Salon Magazine
added Mar 24, 2015 20:43
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[District of Columbia] Neighbors’ spat stems from secondhand smoke

“They say smoke and incense and marijuana is leaking through the wall,” Gray, a smoker, said of the complaints he received from the Coppingers. After discussions and letters between the two, the Coppingers brought a $500,000 lawsuit against Gray and Joh
WTOP Radio (Washington, DC)
added Mar 13, 2015 13:05
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[District of Columbia] How to confront a pot-smoking neighbor about the smell

#1: SPEAK DIRECTLY TO THE DWELLER / #2: ENLIST THE HELP OF MANAGEMENT / #3: WRITE A LETTER / #4: RENTERS... CONSULT YOUR LEASE / #5: TRY TO MITIGATE THE SMELL / #6: MAYBE IT'S TIME TO MOVE...
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Mar 12, 2015 08:52
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: DC residents complain about pot smoke in condos, apartments

“It is up to apartment buildings and condo buildings to regulate their smoking policies,” the mayor responded. There are no easy answers to this problem. And perhaps that is why the city left it to the buildings to figure out how to make everyone happy
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Mar 12, 2015 08:48
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[District of Columbia] If You Can Sue Your Neighbors Over Cigarettes, You Can Sue Them Over Anything

The District’s homeowners can look forward to a bright future of suing one another over the slightest bugaboos in the wake of a case ... , says Walter Olson, a senior fellow at the libertarian Cato Institute.
The Washingtonian
added Mar 11, 2015 15:31
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[District of Columbia] Should everyone be allowed to smoke at home?

will this ruling set a slippery precedent for taxpaying homeowners who want to smoke in their own homes? At least some readers on Twitter think so: On the other hand, as one reader, siding with the judge, points out: Once the smoke creeps into your nei
Washington Post
added Mar 11, 2015 15:12
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[District of Columbia] D.C. neighbors’ sparring over secondhand smoke lands in court

The green-painted brick rowhouse in the 800 block of Fifth Street NE has been in Edwin Gray’s family since 1964...smoke seeps through a common wall into their home, filling their bedroom and their daughter’s playroom. When neighborly overtures didn’t re
Washington Post
added Mar 11, 2015 10:39
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