Headlines Tagged with Pennsylvania — 4,620 headlines found
Back in 2011, the Philadelphia Department of Health sponsored a series of community meetings to gauge community sentiment on a range of tobacco control policies including the idea to ban smoking in public housing. Asked about its plans-or progress in tha
Jun 17, 2013 WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 18, 2013 12:25
The suit, filed on June 11 in federal court in Harrisburg, alleges that William Achord, Philip Jimerson, Heidi Jimerson and Wendy Boon sold cigarettes through various websites with instructions that consumers would not be subject to state taxes if they
Jun 17, 2013 The Pennsylvania Record
added Jun 17, 2013 12:36
The editorial left me questioning why lawmakers would think only some, but not all, workers should be protected from the dangers of secondhand smoke. Research shows that people who work in private clubs, hotels and residential facilities are at equal risk
Jun 16, 2013 Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 16, 2013 13:03
A civil lawsuit has been filed against four people who were selling cigarettes online, according to Attorney General Kathleen Kane. Kane says the online business was set up to avoid paying state cigarette taxes. ... through NativeBlends.net, Savontob
Jun 14, 2013 WHP CBS 21 (Harrisburg, PA)
added Jun 15, 2013 10:51
EDITORIAL: Strike a blow for respiratory freedom and expand Pennsylvania's smoke-free law: Editorial
Striking the right balance between freedom from the harm inflicted by smoke and the freedom of smokers to enjoy their habit is more complicated in those situations. But for the vast majority of exceptions granted by Pennsylvania’s indoor smoking law, no-
Jun 10, 2013 Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 10, 2013 14:22
An updated version of the law would eliminate smoking in all bars and other establishments altogether. That didn't sit well with Burtner, who was taking a cigarette break from the Kansas concert at the Strand-Capitol in York City Thursday night.
Jun 7, 2013 York (PA) Dispatch
added Jun 9, 2013 16:13
As a nonsmoker, I'd welcome a smoke-free world. But I also respect diversity and choice, and so I oppose the attempt to impose a single smoking rule on all Pennsylvanians in all public places.
Jun 7, 2013 Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 8, 2013 17:38
State Rep. Mario Scavello is making his third attempt in six years to totally stamp out smoking in public places, including bars and restaurants. It's personal, Scavello said. His father and father-in-law both died from smoking-related lung cancers.
Jun 7, 2013 Pocono Record
added Jun 7, 2013 10:46
No employee at any workplace in Pennsylvania should have to choose between unemployment or the risk of lung cancer. Lawmakers should throw their support behind Scavello’s bill.
Jun 7, 2013 Carlisle (PA) Sentinel
added Jun 7, 2013 10:45
It looks as if pro-smoking ban votes overwhelmingly beat out anti-smoking ban votes. Those who supported the expansion of the current law pulled in 325 of the 484 votes. Only 29 people thought the ban was "oppressive" and 123 people thought it was fine
Jun 6, 2013 Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 7, 2013 09:47