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[Pennsylvania] E-Cigarette Advocates Cry Foul Over What they Believe to be Overkill in Proposed Regulations

Western Pennsylvania cancer specialists have thrown their support behind more stringent control of the $2 billion electronic cigarette market. The growing calls to poison control centers is being blame on it. The Pittsburgh Poison Center in Oakland receiv
Empire State Tribune (il)
added Jan 20, 2015 22:03
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[Pennsylvania] Western Pa. cancer specialists call for electronic cigarette crackdown

Western Pennsylvania cancer specialists joined a national chorus to urge tighter regulation of the $2 billion electronic cigarette market, which doctors blame for a surge in calls to poison control centers.
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jan 20, 2015 13:09
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[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes out, hookahs in

growing trend in which young adults are trading cigarettes for water-pipe hookahs ...an influx of Arabic immigrants bringing their traditions to the United States. The Arabic population in Philadelphia County has more than doubled from 4,701 in 2000 to 1
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Jan 11, 2015 03:15
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COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA v. PHILIP MORRIS et. al. (PDF)

In issuing the Partial Settlement Award, the Panel ignored the plain language of the MSA...it also violated the MSA’s prohibition on amendments that “affect” non-signatory parties. The trial court properly modified the Partial Settlement Award so as to
Law360
added Jan 7, 2015 15:55
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[Pennsylvania] 73-year-old woman identified as victim in elderly high-rise fire; smoking may be cause

The medical examiner has identified a woman found dead after a fire at her senior citizen's high-rise near Pittsburgh, but the cause of her death and the fire remained under investigation.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 5, 2015 23:58
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. AG Defends Ruling Snubbing Tobacco Settlement Cut ($$)

upending an arbitration panel's determination that lax tax-collection efforts required the state to forfeit some $125 million from a multistate settlement with a group of tobacco companies over smoking-related health care costs.
Law360
added Jan 5, 2015 23:35
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[Pennsylvania] Mixed reviews after two months of city's cigarette tax

is on track to generate $5 million more this year than expected for Philadelphia's public schools, while also causing subtle and significant shifts across the region. Some city merchants hate the $2-a-pack hike, saying it is costing them customers. Publi
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Dec 7, 2014 17:40
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[Pennsylvania] City Council Debates Granting Smoking Ban Waivers To 4 Bars

City Council’s Public Health committee this past week debated whether to grant smoking ban waivers to one private club, two gentlemen’s clubs and one neighborhood taproom. Testifying in opposition was the mayor’s Health Commissioner, Dr. James Buehler, w
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Dec 7, 2014 17:27
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[Pennsylvania] Four more places seek smoking exemption

Two strip clubs, a bar, and a fraternal organization are seeking indoor smoking permits - a request health and tourism officials have implored City Council to deny. Smoking at bars and restaurants has not been allowed in Philadelphia since 2007, when th
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Dec 4, 2014 19:45
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[Pennsylvania] State tax lapse depletes research funding

Cutbacks in state funding in 2013 depleted a portion of Penn’s research funds — but while the chunk of lost funding is relatively small, it represents wider struggles in the hunt for research funding.
Daily Pennsylvanian (University of Pennsylvania)
added Dec 3, 2014 19:15
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