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[Pennsylvania] Justices OK Tobacco Fund Use but Question Lawmaking

The former beneficiaries of a state health care program were not entitled to the money from a 2001 tobacco settlement that funded the insurance, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has decided. But the court chose not to rule on a challenge to the Fiscal Code
The Legal Intelligencer
added Jun 30, 2015 15:06
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[Pennsylvania] Report: Smoking Rates In Philadelphia Fall To All Time Low

Mayor Michael Nutter says, “My administration has made it a priority to prevent youth from taking up smoking, to help current smokers kick the habit and to protect residents from secondhand smoke in indoor and outdoor spaces.” The report says in 2008, th
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 29, 2015 12:22
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: A healthy trend on the upswing

Which brings us back to the youngest among us, and the Lancaster County swings and slides where they are spending many a summer day. Becoming part of Young Lungs involves: implementing a tobacco-free ordinance, policy or resolution for children’s public
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Jun 27, 2015 09:21
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[Pennsylvania] Lincoln parks tobacco-free

Lincoln council adopted a resolution to make the borough's ball fields, parks and playgrounds tobacco-free. The vote was 4-0 Thursday with Councilwoman Kris Beedle absent.
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jun 21, 2015 16:39
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[Pennsylvania] Court declines to overturn government's use of tobacco funds

Pennsylvania's highest court ruled Friday that a lawsuit over the use of tobacco settlement money to balance the state budget was brought by people who did not have standing.
WTAE-TV 4 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jun 20, 2015 19:22
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[Pennsylvania] E-Cigarette liquid: poison control warns parents about toxicity of fluid

"Before we would get alarmed if a child would eat a cigarette, but now just takes less than a teaspoon of some of these liquids to cause real toxicity in real young toddlers, and younger children in general," said Dr. Kimberlie Graeme.
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 16, 2015 19:20
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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Consider End To Smoking Ban Exemptions

State lawmakers heard testimony Monday on a bill that would eliminate most of the exemptions... Pennsylvania Lawmakers Consider End To Smoking Ban Exemptions June 16, 2015 4:31 AM Share on email 1 View Comments Republican Thomas Murt testifies at hearing
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 16, 2015 16:39
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[Pennsylvania] World No Tobacco Day ‘Big Butt Cleanup’

June 3, local youth set out on the second annual “Big Butt Cleanup.” The cleanup was in celebration of the World Health Organization’s (WHO), World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), which seeks to educate the public about the risks of tobacco use and campaigns for e
Titusville (PA) Herald
added Jun 15, 2015 11:40
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[Pennsylvania] Cigars become new lifestyle trend of Central PA

tobacco remains a high cash crop in the region.... From smoking lounges to themed dinners and even social clubs, the cigar is no longer a luxury enjoyed by old men in smoking jackets. It is a lifestyle choice for the everyman. For Falcon, owner of the La
FlipSidePA
added Jun 11, 2015 16:35
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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
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