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[District of Columbia] California congressman vapes for your right to puff on planes

"Despite the best efforts of Representative Hunter, who came equipped with his vaping device and demonstrated its use, members were not impressed enough to defeat my amendment," said Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, who had introduced it.
Mashable.com
added Feb 12, 2016 12:42
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: SEE IT: U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter vapes during hearing in show of opposition to proposed ban of e-cigs on planes

took a long pull from his device and blew out a small cloud during a Transportation & Infrastructure Committee bill markup hearing. He tried but failed to block the panel’s adoption of Washington, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton’s in-flight vaping ban.
New York Daily News
added Feb 12, 2016 12:37
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[District of Columbia] VIDEO: Vaping came to Congress on Thursday

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) smoked a vaporizer while defending the use of them on airplanes during a Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure meeting... "There is nothing noxious about this whatsoever"... The congresswoman next to him...waved the
Washington Post
added Feb 12, 2016 12:33
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[District of Columbia] #nomentholmondays: the targeted marketing of menthols and african-american history

in July 2014, the Smithsonian announced that Altria Group, owner of Philip Morris and one of the world’s largest tobacco companies, had contributed $1 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture...The targeted marketing of menth
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:24
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[District of Columbia] LETTER: Secondhand marijuana smoke is harmful, just like tobacco smoke

However legal pot use is regulated, it should be understood that the adverse health effects of secondhand marijuana smoke exposure are not just hypothetical. Public smoke-free policies should include marijuana smoke.
Washington Post
added Feb 4, 2016 13:02
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District of Columbia lawmakers extend ban on pot in private clubs

A temporary ban on smoking marijuana in private clubs was unanimously extended by the District of Columbia Council on Tuesday as lawmakers debated limits on pot in the U.S. capital. A final vote on a permanent ban was delayed by at least two weeks as a
Reuters
added Feb 2, 2016 23:49
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[District of Columbia] D.C. Council panel OKs permanent ban on private pot-smoking clubs

The measure aims to clarify a provision in a new city law allowing marijuana usage in private homes. It clarifies that a private club is “a place to which the public is invited,” therefore pot cannot be consumed in such places.
Washington Times
added Jan 28, 2016 02:26
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[District of Columbia] WASHINGTON D.C. LEGALIZES SMOKING POT IN PRIVATE CLUBS FOR 30 MINUTES — THEN REVERSES THE DECISION

The Washington D.C. Council voted to allow smoking pot at rooftop bars, sidewalk patios, and almost any other place a city resident declared to be a private pot club, according to the Washington Post, before reversing the decision after less than half an
Inquisitr
added Jan 8, 2016 22:02
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[District of Columbia] Mitch McConnell Misses John Boehner — Just Not His Cloud of Cigarette Smoke

“You could walk out here in the hall and close your eyes and you knew where to walk toward the odor emanating from the former speaker’s office,” Mr. McConnell said with a laugh. Mr. Boehner’s replacement, House Speaker Paul Ryan also remarked upon the f
Washington Wire (Wall Street Journal blog)
added Dec 18, 2015 21:55
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[District of Columbia] DC Circ. Leaves Commercial Speech Law In A Mess ($$)

Nat’l Ass’n of Mfrs. v. NLRB, 717 F.3d 947, 959 n.18 (D.C. Cir.2013); R.J...
Law360
added Nov 17, 2015 22:39
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