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[District of Columbia] Speaker Paul Ryan Moves Fast to ‘Detoxify’ Boehner’s Smoky Suite

“We are all paying the price for Speaker Boehner’s smoking,”... The District of Columbia has strict laws prohibiting smoking in public spaces. But Congress, as the basic overlords of the district, eluded that ban by making sure that the district’s laws an
New York Times
added Nov 3, 2015 17:08

[District of Columbia] Paul Ryan figuring out how to get the stench of cigarettes out of Boehner's office - including 'ozone machines'

'They have these ozone machines, apparently, that you can detoxify the environment. But I'm going to have to work on the carpeting in here,' Ryan said on NBC's Meet the Press. 'You know, if you ever go to like a hotel room or get a rental car that's bee
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2015 12:00

[District of Columbia] LONSBERRY: Boehner Went Out Under A Cloud Of Smoke

Beyond the disrespect he showed for the historic rooms in which he worked, and the disregard he demonstrated for the people who had to visit him there, and the expense of cleaning up he apparently didn’t mind foisting upon the taxpayers, he put himself
WHAM 1180 (Rochester, NY)
added Nov 2, 2015 09:24

[District of Columbia] Experts urge citizens to adopt DC No-Smoking policy

Washington health experts are calling for more smoke-free public spaces, specifically housing, in the District as a tool to tackle smoking-related death disparities for African Americans. The health officials were part of a panel at Howard University disc
District Chronicles
added Oct 25, 2015 18:53

[District of Columbia] Case Dismissed Against DC Man Banned from Smoking in His Own Home

As the 7 On Your Side I-Team first reported back in March, a Washington judge issued an injunction against Edwin Gray, banning him from smoking after he was sued by his neighbors. That injunction has now been lifted, according to court papers filed Wedne
WTTE FOX28 (Columbus, OH)
added Oct 17, 2015 12:55

[District of Columbia] Neighbors drop lawsuit over second-hand smoke seeping into home

the Coppingers, both lawyers, dropped their lawsuit after Gray and his family hired workers to add another layer of plaster on the wall between the two homes and add additional metal chutes to the chimney. Just week before both sides were scheduled to app
Washington Post
added Oct 17, 2015 10:14

[District of Columbia] DOWD: The Speaker, the Pope and the Exorcism

S.U.V.s...won’t be at his disposal after October 30. “You’re the only part of the job I’m going to miss,” he tells the Capitol police officer at the wheel. “There’s just nothing like being driven right up to my private smoking room at Trattoria Alberto.”
New York Times
added Oct 4, 2015 09:56

[District of Columbia] WILLIAMS: Smoking is a Ticking Time Bomb for the Black Community

While 14 percent of all adults in Washington, D.C., are smokers, 20.3 percent are Black. In D.C., smoking is a public health time bomb in our community...To emphasize the importance of quitting and the resources available to those who are trying to quit,
Afro American Newspapers
added Sep 25, 2015 14:48

[District of Columbia, Illinois] SIEGEL: D.C.'s Electronic Cigarette Tax is an Insane Policy that Will Help Renormalize Smoking

Taxing e-cigarettes at a whopping 67% rate is nothing more than a gift to Big Tobacco. Undoubtedly, it will put many vaping shops out of business, resulting in significant numbers of ex-smokers returning to smoking and many smokers who would otherwise hav
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Sep 24, 2015 18:48

[District of Columbia] This Small Vape Shop Could Be The First Victim Of DC's New Tobacco Tax

Starting Oct. 1, a new 67 percent excise tax on vapor products takes effect in Washington, D.C., and it will likely put the shop out of business, its owner says. Fadi Khalaf has been running M Street Vape in down town Washington for less than a year, bu
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Sep 21, 2015 22:00
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