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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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[District of Columbia] Judge blocks DC man from smoking in his own home

Justice Ronna L. Beck’s decision comes after Mr. Gray’s next-door neighbors – a couple with one child and another on the way – filed in December a civil lawsuit claiming Gray’s cigarette smoke causes harm to their family when it seeps into their home thr
Christian Science Monitor
added Mar 11, 2015 10:37
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[District of Columbia, Maryland] For man vaping on Metro, only etiquette laws were broken

D.C. transit riders: Definitely don’t smoke marijuana out of any device on the Metro. Don’t smoke cigarettes. And smoking an e-cigarette on the Metro is bad etiquette, but, well, it won’t land you behind bars.
Washington Post
added Mar 10, 2015 12:38
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[District of Columbia] Temporary, precedent-setting court order means D.C. man can’t smoke in own home

But a temporary decision by a Superior Court judge means one man in the District can't light up anything at his home—including pot and cigarettes. The 7 On Your Side I-Team found the decision could also impact you.
WJLA-TV Ch. 7 (Washington, DC)
added Mar 10, 2015 11:04
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[District of Columbia] DC Bans Pot-Smoking in Bars, Activists Threaten Protest

A battle is shaping up in Washington, DC over the City Council's decision Tuesday to ban marijuana use in bars and at private events. Initiative 71 supporters say they may protest the decision with a massive smoke-out on Apr. 20.
CelebStoner.com
added Mar 8, 2015 10:08
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[District of Columbia] WASHINGTON: Justice Dept. vs. Big Tobacco battle over cigarettes continues

Tobacco companies battle the Obama administration on Monday, as a key court considers what they can be compelled to say about their cigarettes. In a long-running conflict pitting free speech against public health, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and several ot
McClatchy Newspapers
added Feb 21, 2015 09:11
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[District of Columbia] LEGACY STUDY FINDS LOWER PRICES FOR CIGARETTES NEAR HIGH SCHOOLS WITH MORE PRICE-SENSITIVE POPULATIONS, POTENTIALLY CONTRIBUTING TO TOBACCO-RELATED HEALTH DISPARITIES

“Cigarette Price Variation Around High Schools: Evidence From Washington DC”, and published in Health & Place, observed a strong association between the lowest cigarette pack price at retail outlets and the nearest high school type, with the lowest pack p
American Legacy Foundation
added Jan 8, 2015 08:47
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[District of Columbia] Party Diary: Guys, girls and lots of cigar smoke at the 25th annual ‘Fight Night’

“Everybody sit your asses down right now. That’s how tonight’s gonna go,” shouted sportswriter Jay Glazer, who had the unfortunate task of trying to tame the crowd of more than 1,200, including D.C. mayor-elect Muriel Bowser
Washington Post
added Nov 15, 2014 08:57
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