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[Pennsylvania] SENATE BILL No. 13

After January 3, 2010, a retailer that possesses little 21cigars on which the tax imposed by this article has not been 22paid shall pay a tax at the rate of eight cents per little 23cigar. The tax shall be paid and reported on a form prescribed 24by the d
Pennsylvania General Assembly
added Aug 23, 2015 16:15

[Pennsylvania] Heavy smokers and smokers who are obese gain more weight after quitting

the number of cigarettes smoked per day and current body mass index are predictive of changes in weight after quitting smoking, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. Quitting smoking may lead to some weight gain but how much weight
Penn State University
added Aug 13, 2015 12:45

[Pennsylvania] Vape advocates hope to educate owners on pending FDA regulations

Conley, president of the American Vaping Association...said the new regulations proposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would eliminate 99 percent of the thousands of vape shops that have popped up around the country. That includes the dozens
York (PA) Dispatch
added Aug 11, 2015 09:09

[Pennsylvania] HACC goes tobacco-free starting Monday

Harrisburg Area Community College is the latest school to go tobacco-free beginning Monday. All five campuses throughout Central Pennsylvania will ban the use of all tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and vaporizers.
WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
added Aug 10, 2015 21:06

[Pennsylvania] Pa. woman lights cigarette in car, propane tank explodes

Authorities say a woman was taken to a western Pennsylvania hospital after she lit a cigarette in a vehicle and a propane tank inside exploded. Police said the woman was with a group in a tailgating lot on Pittsburgh's North Side before the Pirates game
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 10, 2015 20:07

[Pennsylvania] Spitting Image: Smokeless tobacco providing fallback for baseball players of all ages

“Little kids watch everything MLB players do,” said Pottstown PAL Spartans manager Jim Goodhart. “It’s tough because a lot of people look up to those guys and want to mimic them. They see a guy using (smokeless tobacco) and think ‘I should do that too.’”
Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Aug 7, 2015 10:15
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[Pennsylvania] Smoking Ban in Effect at All Philadelphia Public Housing

The ban starting Tuesday applies inside homes and on public-housing property except in designated outdoor areas. It affects about 80,000 residents in the nation's fourth-largest public housing system.
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 5, 2015 14:29

[Pennsylvania] Regulatory Leadership in Tackling Tobacco

Kessler’s presentation captivated the audience with his lively telling of the dramatic backstory to the FDA’s tobacco regulation. It also offered an inspiring account of the power of governmental action pursued in the public interest. Kessler showed that
RegBlog (Penn Program on Regulation)
added Jul 29, 2015 11:18

[Pennsylvania] Easton street cleaners turning cigarette butts into cash

The ambassadors have put up a handful of cigarette butt recycling receptacles in and near Centre Square. Trenton-based TerraCycle provided the boxes and will donate $1 to the Greater Easton Development Partnership for every pound of butts the ambassadors
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Jul 25, 2015 20:22

[Pennsylvania] The Science of Why Philadelphia’s Public Housing is Going Smoke Free

“We found that 70 to 85 percent of common areas, and over 20 percent of non-smoker apartments had detectable nicotine levels—which provides important evidence that current policies are not effective in protecting residents, and that it is not possible to
Drexel News Blog
added Jul 21, 2015 05:38
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