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[District of Columbia] Statement of Robin Koval, CEO & President, Truth Initiative On the Deceptive Marketing of Natural American Spirit Cigarettes

We commend Breathe DC for filing a lawsuit...We know that people incorrectly and dangerously believe that smoking American Spirit cigarettes reduce the harm associated with smoking because they mistakenly perceive 'additive-free' or 'organic' cigarettes t
PR Newswire
added Nov 14, 2016 23:22

[District of Columbia] truth initiative applauds action to hold maker of american spirit accountable

breathe DC filed a lawsuit in D.C. Superior Court on Monday against Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company for deceptive marketing. “We know that people incorrectly and dangerously believe that smoking American Spirit cigarettes reduces the harm associated wi
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 14, 2016 20:00

[District of Columbia] ISKANDAR: Is the Smoke-Free Movement on Campus Being Purposefully Intransigent?

we essentially already have a campus that is de facto smoke-free in the vast majority of public places while accommodating those who need to smoke. But Georgetown is not enforcing those rules. There is an ashtray that sits directly next to Lauinger Libra
The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:56

[District of Columbia] D.C. City Council Raises Tobacco Sale Age to 21, Makes Baseball Tobacco-Free in Nation’s Capital

giving final approval to measures that increase the age of sale for tobacco products to 21, prohibit the use of smokeless tobacco at Nationals Park and other sports venues, and prohibit electronic cigarette use in public and work places. These actions wil
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 2, 2016 06:59

[District of Columbia] GUSA approves smoke-free referendum proposal

GUSA senate voted in favor of a referendum proposal that will ask undergraduates their opinions regarding the university’s plan to be smoke- and tobacco-free. The proposal passed with 26 votes in favor, no votes opposed, and one abstention. The referendu
The Georgetown Voice (Georgetown University)
added Oct 29, 2016 15:44

[District of Columbia] Black woman thrives in Washington’s world of cigars

TG Cigar Lounge is at 1118 9th Street, NW. But her journey from Ethiopia to entrepreneurship was not easy.... “I was a housekeeper, a waitress, a cigar saleswoman, and then I opened my own cigar store,” Dawit said. She now is Washington's only female ci
Indianapolis Recorder
added Oct 29, 2016 01:17

[District of Columbia] GUSA Senate Approves Smoke-Free Referendum

The main campus of Georgetown University took another step toward becoming smoke-free, as the Georgetown University Student Association senate voted 26-0 Sunday to hold a studentwide referendum in December on the issue.
The Hoya (Georgetown University)
added Oct 25, 2016 19:12

[District of Columbia] DC Council debating to raise age to 21 to buy tobacco products

The full council debated the issue recently and some raised the issue that the civil penalty written in this bill would give an underage smoker who buys tobacco a $50 fine. However, the fine for smoking marijuana in public in D.C. is only $25.
WTTG Fox 5 (Washington, DC)
added Oct 23, 2016 13:29

[District of Columbia] D.C. lawmakers say making cigarettes illegal won’t deter teens

The D.C. Council this week gave preliminary approval to legislation that would raise the smoking age to 21, but some lawmakers say making cigarettes illegal won’t deter teens from picking up the habit.
Washington Times
added Oct 14, 2016 20:08

[District of Columbia] Anti-tobacco bills advance in District, would raise age to buy cigarettes to 21

The D.C. Council on Tuesday advanced a package of anti-tobacco bills that would increase the minimum age to buy cigarettes from 18 to 21 and restrict the public use of tobacco products. The bills would extend the same restrictions against cigarette smok
Washington Post
added Oct 12, 2016 16:09
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