Headlines Tagged with Pennsylvania — 5,052 headlines found
Between the poles of calling for a ban on indoor e-cigarette smoking because it “normalizes” smoking behavior or fighting any ban because it’s bad for business, 15 people testified Monday at a public hearing held by the Allegheny County Board of Health.
Aug 16, 2016 Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Aug 17, 2016 14:42
In January, smoking will be banned on the main campus on Spring Garden Street and at the college's regional centers. "It's in the interest of the well-being of our students, faculty, and staff," said Donald "Guy" Generals, college president.
Aug 12, 2016 Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Aug 12, 2016 01:21
The state took about nine months to pass a budget, but now that they’ve got one, it means they are handing out taxes like Oprah gives away cars to her audience. The state’s new cigarette tax rate became effective on Aug. 1. The rate jumped $0.05, from $0
Aug 3, 2016 Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Aug 5, 2016 14:43
Will a jump in the state cigarette tax be enough to convince some smokers to kick the habit? We hope so – for the benefit of smokers and the people around them. Smokers have been getting squeezed for years – by rising prices and by changing laws that k
Aug 4, 2016 Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Aug 4, 2016 20:58
Regressive tax rises on cigarettes bring in relatively little money, have a minimal impact on overall smoking levels, and effectively help fund the greatest threat Western liberal democracies has faced in living memory – Islamist terrorism.
Aug 3, 2016 Front Page Magazine (Center for the Study of Popular Culture)
added Aug 3, 2016 17:44
if the increased tax on cigarettes reduces the number of smokers, lawmakers should be commended for putting it in place.
Aug 2, 2016 Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Aug 3, 2016 14:52
There are four cigarette outlets on Northampton Street in Easton, within a block-and-a-half of the New Jersey border. The tax difference of $1.10 per pack was an incentive for New Jersey residents to make the drive across the Delaware River, business ow
Aug 1, 2016 Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
[Pennsylvania] The Latest Research on Cannabis Use and Testing, Premature Death, and Labs-on-a-Chip to Be Featured at the 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting
Sir Richard Peto...will give an overview of the major causes of death in different parts of the world, with a focus on preventable causes of mortality such as tobacco, which still accounts for six million deaths worldwide each year. He will also explain h
Jul 31, 2016 PR Newswire
added Aug 1, 2016 20:22
Starting October 1st, a 40-percent wholesale tax will be imposed on vapor products in Pennsylvania. The owners of Vapor Café in Ephrata, Lancaster County, Kerry and Raymond Medina, say mom and pop shops may go out of business as a result. They don't wan
Jul 31, 2016 WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:26
When Pennsylvania’s cigarette tax goes up by a buck per pack on Monday, it will give smokers one more reason to quit or cross the border. The tax, headed to $2.60 from $1.60, will push the price of a pack above $7, the largest single increase on the state
Jul 31, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Aug 1, 2016 01:17