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[District of Columbia] Vapefest: Where e-cigarette camaraderie is in the air

Vapefest is a convention and fundraiser for users and vendors of electronic cigarettes. Users of electronic cigarettes are called vapers. Vapers vape vapor. Beefcake the Mighty is a member of the thrash metal band Gwar, whose albums include “This Toilet E
Washington Post
added Mar 24, 2014 09:54
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[District of Columbia] DC Youth Join Forces to 'Kick Butts' Against Tobacco on March 19 at Community Rally

Youth from the DC Prevention Center for Wards 1 and 2 will host an anti-tobacco rally to stand out, speak up, and seize control against Big Tobacco. The rally is part of Kick Butts Day - an annual celebration of youth leadership and activism organized by
PR Newswire
added Mar 18, 2014 02:03
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[District of Columbia] Tobacco retail outlet advertising practices and proximity to schools, parks and public housing affect Synar underage sales violations in Washington, DC

Findings demonstrate that while illicit tobacco sales to minors are occurring at acceptably low rates by Synar standards, illicit sales vary considerably by retail store type, advertising approach and proximity to high schools, parks and African–American
Tobacco Control
added Feb 26, 2014 12:34
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[District of Columbia] Electronic Cigarette Industry Group (ECIG) Opens DC Office

Today, the Electronic Cigarette Industry Group, Inc. (ECIG) announced the opening of its D.C. office and the addition of J.P. Moery and his firm, The Moery Company, to the ECIG team. Mr. Moery will act as Managing Director of the D.C. Office. “ECIG is e
PR Web
added Jan 23, 2014 00:37
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[District of Columbia] Federal, State Court Officials Warn of Email Scam

fraudulent messages alerting recipients about supposedly new pending cases were being sent from email addresses ending in @jonesday.com and @hoganlovells.com.
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Jan 16, 2014 10:45
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[District of Columbia] Senate Confirms Wilkins to D.C. Circuit

marking the final step in an aggressive push from the White House and Senate Democrats to leave a mark on a key federal appeals court. President Barack Obama in June simultaneously nominated Wilkins and two other lawyers—Patricia Millett and Cornelia Pil
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Jan 14, 2014 15:59
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[District of Columbia] INADMISSIBLE: D.C. Circuit Pick Advances, Others Lag

So far, only one of President Obama's judicial nominations has a clear path to confirmation — U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkins, to a key Washington federal appeals court. Wilkins' nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit was held o
National Law Journal
added Jan 13, 2014 07:47
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[District of Columbia] Robert Wilkins’ D.C. Circuit Confirmation Vote Set for Monday

The Senate is expected to confirm U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkins to a key Washington federal appeals court Monday afternoon. The Senate voted 55-38 on Thursday to advance the nomination of Wilkins to a final vote. Wilkins was one of three of Obama's
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Jan 12, 2014 05:32
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[District of Columbia] Judicial Nominees Start Over in Senate

The White House re-nominated 54 of them Monday, and now they must start the confirmation process back at the Senate Judiciary Committee. The nominees won't have to redo questionnaires or their confirmation hearings. But Republicans, stripped of their abi
The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times
added Jan 7, 2014 16:29
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[District of Columbia] Library of Congress Union Scores Win for Smokers

Union leaders for one of the largest employers on the Capitol campus notched a win this month, after spending half the year in a contentious workplace dispute about where smokers should be allowed to light up. Under the terms of an arbitrator's Dec. 11
Roll Call
added Dec 20, 2013 19:00
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