“It was not done the right way.”
So says Councilmember Jack Evans (D-Ward 1) about the D.C. Council’s inadvertent approval of online gambling, which was slipped into a budget bill by Councilmember Michael Brown (D-At Large).
No, it wasn’t. But Evans doth protest too much. He and Brown used the exact same tactic to weaken the very [...]
The Washington Post has a good story this week detailing how more nonsmokers who live in apartments and condos are speaking up about secondhand smoke intruding into their living spaces.
The article notes that while it used to be assumed that smokers have a right to smoke in their homes, more people are realizing that nonsmokers [...]
Secondhand smoke costs the state of Indiana $1.3 billion – yes, billion with a “b” — per year, a new study shows.
The study, by Indiana University’s School of Medicine, comes as the state considers enacting a smokefree workplace law.
Clearly, it should. The numbers alone are staggering – the cost of secondhand smoke amounts to $201 [...]