Headlines Tagged with Pennsylvania — 4,804 headlines found
Pennsylvania House could vote as early as Wednesday to authorize Philadelphia to impose a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes to raise money for its cash-starved schools.
Sep 17, 2014 Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 17, 2014 06:41
Pittsburgh Mercy Health System will prohibit its employees from using tobacco products of any kind during work shifts effective Feb. 1, 2015.
Sep 16, 2014 Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Sep 16, 2014 15:43
In Tristan Associates v. Commonwealth, the radiologists' attorney, Lloyd R. Persun, told the justices that the use of MRIs and CT scanners to produce images of a patient's body constituted manufacturing, and was therefore eligible for tax exemption.
Sep 15, 2014 Law.com
added Sep 16, 2014 14:16
It's do-or-die for a new cigarette tax to help Philadelphia schools, as well as scores of other bills, when the state legislature returns from its summer break Monday. The fall legislative agenda is packed with bills touching on everything from public e
Sep 15, 2014 Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 16, 2014 04:16
The cigarette tax was never intended to be the ultimate solution to the School District's fiscal crisis. However, the current administration's decision to abandon the public school funding formula, among other poor choices, created a dependency on local
Sep 14, 2014 Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 16, 2014 04:14
McCarthy is new to e-cigs - he's trying to quit smoking. He left a "Jazz" brand e-cigarette charging in the car on August 18th, when a neighbor knocked on his door. "They said there's smoke rolling out of your jeep. I ran out there, the back seat had ca
Sep 10, 2014 WICU 12 (Erie, PA)
added Sep 10, 2014 06:32
Phillipsburg officials say they'd consider banning smoking in town parks after a resident complained about secondhand smoke several times this summer.
Sep 7, 2014 Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Sep 7, 2014 15:02
In April, Mayor Michael Nutter made it illegal to sell e-cigarettes to people under age 18. Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. James Buehler says since then, retailers have received a warning for not enforcing the law. “What’s different now is that we
Sep 4, 2014 KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Sep 6, 2014 15:02
To tax the sale of cigarettes (or any similar item) is shortsighted, and to do so only in one county is discriminatory toward the residents and visitors of that county who choose to purchase that item in that county.
Aug 29, 2014 Philadelphia Business Journal
added Aug 29, 2014 19:36
The complaint says that Connecticut Valley Tobacconist created the Mysterioso brand of cigars in January 2003, successfully registering the name with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2007 and renewing it in 2012.
Aug 26, 2014 The Pennsylvania Record
added Aug 26, 2014 21:31