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[District of Columbia] how truth initiative can help d.c. nonprofits become good neighbors in the fight to end tobacco use

nonprofits in the Washington, D.C., area could be eligible for a $2,000 sponsorship from the Truth Initiative Good Neighbor Fund to help fund projects encouraging youth to reject tobacco. The program supports projects focused on messaging or activities
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 7, 2016 17:55

District of Columbia lawmakers ban public pot smoking

Smoking marijuana in public or in clubs was banned permanently on Tuesday by the District of Columbia's city council, reversing course for a second time. Council members in the U.S. capital voted 7-6 to approve the measure, a spokeswoman for Council Cha
added Apr 5, 2016 21:01

[District of Columbia] Health Groups Laud Councilmember Alexander for Leading the Effort to Make Baseball Tobacco-Free in Nation’s Capital

public health groups applauded Washington, D.C. Councilmember Yvette Alexander for introducing legislation today to set the right example for kids and end smokeless tobacco use at all sports venues within the city – including Nationals Park. Washington, D
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 5, 2016 20:51

[District of Columbia] Fulbright Hall fires caused by cigarettes

Senior Associate Vice President for Safety and Security Darrell Darnell said in an email that the fires in Fulbright Hall, which was built almost 70 years ago, were from students "carelessly" throwing cigarettes into trash cans in the room against Univer
GW Hatchet (George Washington University)
added Feb 22, 2016 06:20

[District of Columbia] ARCHIVE: WASHINGTON TALK: BRIEFING Scalia and Pipe Smoke

a ranking Smithsonian official detected a sharp unpleasant aroma...There were 490 guests in the gallery's rotunda, in elegant gowns and tuxedos, and the other 489 were not smoking... The pipe-man, he discovered, was Associate Justice Antonin Scalia, the n
New York Times
added Feb 15, 2016 15:20

[District of Columbia] VIDEO: California congressman VAPES during Capitol Hill hearing to protest proposal banning e-cigarettes on planes

A congresswoman sitting next to him could be seen trying to wave the vape away with her hands as fellow House members at the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing laughed
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 12, 2016 13:17

[District of Columbia] VIDEO: Lawmaker Vapes in Congress to Defend Your Right to Vape on Planes

“He did emit smoke from the vaporizer,” Holmes Norton said. “There’s no smoke in this. No carcinogens,” he countered. “It’s vapor. I would urge my colleagues to oppose this amendment.” The bill this amendment is being attached to is an important one—it
added Feb 12, 2016 13:10

[District of Columbia] Congressman busts out vaporizer during e-cigarette hearing

The audience laughed. Representative Candice Miller of Michigan, sitting next to him, waved the vapor away. Hunter went on. “There’s no combustion. There’s no carcinogens,” he said. “This has helped thousands of people quit smoking. It’s helped me quit
added Feb 12, 2016 12:59

[District of Columbia] VIDEO: Local Congressman Duncan Hunter vapes during Transportation Committee hearing

"You spoke about vaping devices, but you did not say you oppose electronic cigarettes," Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton said. "This is a personal vaporizer. We actually don't even call them electronic cigarettes anymore but they're not cigarettes," Hunter sa
KGTV-Ch. 10 (San Diego, CA)
added Feb 12, 2016 12:44
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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.
added Feb 12, 2016 12:42
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