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[New York, Pennsylvania] Pair charged with smuggling non-taxed cigarettes

Police say two men sold untaxed cigarettes in Luzerne and Columbia Counties. Police say the two would meet at a Weis parking lot here in the Back Mountain, and then drive to the Tonawanda Reservation near Buffalo, New York. Then, after buying up huge quan
WOLF FOX56 (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:46
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[Pennsylvania] Hookah bars now legal in restricted Bristol Township area, as intended solution to noise ($$)

Hookah bars are now permissible under new zoning in Bristol Township, but anyone looking to set up shop in parts of the township may see their chance go up in smoke.
Bucks County (PA) Courier Times
added Apr 22, 2017 22:22
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[Pennsylvania] State park beaches going smoke-free

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has added 16 locations to its list of state parks with smoke-free beaches, including some parks in the area. Canoe Creek State Park in Blair County, Green­wood Furnace State Park in Huntingdon County
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Apr 18, 2017 13:21
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. E-Cig Shop Urges Court To Preserve Suit Over State Tax ($$)

challenging a state tax on e-cigarettes and nonvape-specific components like batteries urged a federal court on Thursday not to dismiss its suit, arguing it has plausibly shown the state’s 40 percent tax is so extreme that it threatens to drive the shop o
Law360
added Apr 14, 2017 17:25
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[Pennsylvania] Player's Advantage: Pain, then gain— how a casino chose to go smoke-free

Robert Low offers succinct advice to any fellow casino owners thinking about making their operations smoke-free. “Get prepared for some pain!” says Low, who voluntarily banned smoking inside his Palace Resort Casino in Biloxi, Miss., in 2011. However, h
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Apr 11, 2017 14:47
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. E-Cig Tax Battle Belongs In State Court, Vape Shop Says ($$)

A Pennsylvania vape shop challenging a state tax on “unsavory inventory,” including e-cigarettes and their components, argued Friday that the case should be moved from federal court back to state court, arguing that its questions regarding the U.S. Consti
Law360
added Apr 8, 2017 22:08
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[Pennsylvania] Vape Shop’s Tax Case Should Be Tossed, Pa. Tells Court ($$)

Pennsylvania on Monday pressed a federal court judge to toss a Harrisburg vape shop’s suit over a newly implemented state tax on “unsavory inventory,” including e-cigarettes, contending that the store hasn’t shown it has suffered damages and should use an
Law360
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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[Pennsylvania] Research measures potentially damaging free radicals in cigarette smoke

Richie and colleagues wanted to find a reliable way to measure free radicals in cigarette smoke. The researchers developed a standardized protocol for measuring free radicals in smoke first by using a control cigarette and a technique called electron par
Penn State University
added Apr 1, 2017 18:43
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[Pennsylvania] Ridley OKs smoking ban in township parks and fields

With the approval of Ordinance No.2029 by the commissioners at their March meeting, township parks and athletic fields will now be tobacco free. “Tobacco-free parks provide children with a clean and healthy place to play, as discarded tobacco waste makes
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17
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[Pennsylvania] Butt out at the beach: Beltzville, others join list of state parks banning smokes on the water

The beach at Carbon County’s Beltzville State Park will be a no-smoking zone as of Memorial Day weekend. The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has been instituting smoking restrictions since 2013. Beltzville and several other state parks j
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Mar 27, 2017 04:33
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