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[Pennsylvania] Cigarette sparked $250,000 fire that destroyed eastern Lancaster County home

When a Salisbury Township man went to the kitchen for a snack, a cigarette in his bedroom sparked a fire that destroyed his house on Wednesday, police said. Richard C. Hallman, 59, of 694 Churchtown Road, Narvon, left the cigarette in an ashtray beside h
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added May 7, 2015 12:07

[Pennsylvania] LETTER: When will discrimination vs. smokers stop? Now Wolf is piling on

Why would our governor want them to quit? It's a huge income for our state. I say again it's discrimination. A fair tax taxes everyone equally. My smoking friends are in their 80s. They have no thoughts of quitting since it hasn't killed them yet.
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added May 2, 2015 17:02

[Pennsylvania] A burning issue: PennLive commenters weigh in on smoking letter

Kathleen Henne's PennLive letter Thursday morning garnered many responses. Her point: Smokers are being discriminated against, and Gov. Tom Wolf is piling on with a tax.
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added May 2, 2015 17:00
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[Pennsylvania] No smoking at two Presque Isle beaches

no smoking will be allowed at the beach and swimming areas of Barracks Beach and Beach 11. Smoking will only be permitted at designated smoking areas adjacent to those beaches, according to a Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources n
Erie (PA) Times-News
added May 1, 2015 13:36

[Pennsylvania] PA Insurance & Health Departments Issue Consumer Alert on Tobacco Cessation Coverage

Acting Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller issued a consumer alert today to inform customers that tobacco cessation programs are free under the Affordable Care Act. This alert followed a PA Insurance Department reminder issued to all insurers offering he
PR Newswire
added Apr 30, 2015 12:46

Pennsylvania DCNR to Expand 'Clean Air Beach Program' to Eight State Parks

After a successful two-year operation of a pilot smoke-free beach at a state park in Cumberland County, the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources today announced it is expanding the trial program to include eight new state parks across Pennsylv
PR Newswire
added Apr 28, 2015 12:40

[Pennsylvania] Smoking not permitted at outdoor Springfield parks

Springfield Commissioners approved a resolution which will make township parks healthier for all who use them. The board approved a resolution making every park and playground smoke free. Commissioner Ed Kelly said the issue had come to the attention of
Delaware County (PA) News Network
added Apr 27, 2015 23:36

[Pennsylvania] Local Health Officials Concerned As E-Cigarette Use Rises In Younger Generations

Doctor Aditi Satti, associate professor of medicine at the Temple Lung Center, says it's not very surprising since they can be advertised almost anywhere. "They are able to market the way tobacco is not currently able to market. They can be on the TV, t
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Apr 25, 2015 12:46

[Pennsylvania] I-78 pickup is stopped as it carries 9,000 packs of untaxed cigarettes, police say

Sarit-Rosario consented in writing to the search of the pickup, and the search came up with 900 cartons of cigarettes, none of them stamped to show they had been taxed, Kalinchock said.
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Apr 18, 2015 11:41

Decision Could Get Millions Flowing to Anti-Smoking Programs in Pennsylvania

For years, there's been a tug of war in Pennsylvania over $126 million, which is part of the huge Master Tobacco Settlement. Tobacco companies contribute hundreds of millions of dollars each year to help states pay for healthcare expenses related to smok
NBC Philadelphia (NBC Local Media)
added Apr 16, 2015 12:05
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