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The DC Code: § 7-1709 Tobacco smoking education and smoking cessation programs.

Index7 Human Health Care and Safety. (Refs & Annos)

The Mayor shall establish, in conjunction with the District of Columbia Commissioner of Public Health or any other agencies or departments of the District, a program to educate the general public on the issue of smoking and involuntary smoking, the health risks involved, and the requirements of this subchapter, explaining what the subchapter does and why it is important. The Mayor shall establish a smoking cessation program that provides free counseling, information, and whatever other assistance is deemed necessary by the District of Columbia Commissioner of Public Health for the purpose of assisting, upon request, persons residing in the District of Columbia to stop smoking tobacco products.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 6-919. Legislative History of Laws For legislative history of D.C. Law 7-100, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 7-1703.01. Delegation of Authority Delegation of authority under D.C. Law 3-22, the District of Columbia Smoking Restriction Act of 1979, see Mayor's Order 90-192, December 13, 1990. DC CODE § 7-1709 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Sept. 28, 1979, D.C. Law 3-22, § 11, as added Mar. 29, 1988, D.C. Law 7- 100, § 2(i), 35 DCR 1182.)