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[District of Columbia] DC mayor: Arrests for pot smoking unlikely at inauguration

Washington's mayor says police won't be looking to arrest people for smoking marijuana in public on Inauguration Day. Pro-pot activists are planning to give away 4,200 free joints during the inauguration, which is legal in the District of Columbia. They
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 7, 2017 02:49
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[District of Columbia] U.S. agency to free up protest sites during Trump inauguration

At least one protest could come with a cloud of marijuana smoke, as the DCMJ pro-pot lobbying group, which spearheaded the legalization of the drug in Washington D.C. in 2015, plans to distribute 4,200 joints near the inaugural site.
Reuters
added Jan 7, 2017 02:45
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[District of Columbia] 'I think St Nick gave up smoking': Michelle Obama and Ryan Seacrest improvise a politically correct version of Twas the Night Before Christmas for sickly children

The pair were at Children's National Health System hospital in Washington DC / They read out the classic 1823 poem to kids, but with some modern 'updates' / Mrs Obama said that Santa gave up pipe-smoking 'a long time back'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:28
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[District of Columbia] Smoke-Free Referendum Passes

The Georgetown University Student Association announced 49.64 percent of students voted “yes” in a referendum for a tobacco-free campus in results released Friday ...46.37 percent of students voted against the referendum.
The Hoya (Georgetown University)
added Dec 4, 2016 17:03
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[District of Columbia] WILLIAMS: Say Yes to the Smoke-Free Campus Referendum

We are a community, therefore we should promote the health of our entire population. The college campus is a specific, special environment that, while considering individual behaviors, must be concerned for the common good of all its residents. As a coll
The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:26
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[District of Columbia] BASHIR: Say No to the Smoke-Free Campus Referendum

significant issues of enforcement. At New York University, people smoke in front of the smoke-free signs by the Bobst Library. At George Washington University, cigarette butts litter the streets near academic buildings, where smoking is prohibited. George
The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Dec 1, 2016 11:23
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[District of Columbia] Vaping in bars, cigarette sales to teens to become illegal in the District

D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser plans to sign some of the nation’s toughest anti-tobacco laws that will increase the smoking age to 21 and regulate electronic cigarettes like traditional ones, adding the District to the scores of jurisdictions trying to prot
Washington Post
added Nov 25, 2016 16:05
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[District of Columbia] STAFF EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking education would be better than ban

and smoking cigarettes is perfectly legal, and we don’t have gates that cut our campus off from the real world. It’s time to tackle addictions head-on through education.
GW Hatchet (George Washington University)
added Nov 21, 2016 16:04
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[District of Columbia] Anti-Smoking Organization Seeks To Stop Sale Of ‘Natural American Spirit’ Cigarettes ($$)

— A District of Columbia-based anti-smoking group on Nov. 7 sued a cigarette maker and its parent company, claiming that they falsely advertise “Natural American Spirit” cigarettes as a healthier alternative to other cigarettes (Breathe DC v. Santa Fe Nat
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2016 21:43
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[District of Columbia] Libertarian Think Tank, Consumer Group Say Vaping Is Not Smoking ($$)

say in a Nov. 4 reply brief to the District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that part of the reason the use of e-cigarettes should be allowed on airplanes is because the use of e-cigarettes is not the same as smoking and the U.S. Department of T
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2016 06:26
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