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[Pennsylvania] Discarded smoking materials likely caused Flight 93 National Memorial fire that destroyed three buildings in 2014

'The (Serious Accident Investigation Team) strongly suspects that the fire began when discarded smoking material caught the mulch on fire, and then progressed into the deck structure, deck, and the buildings,'... a no-smoking policy wasn't effectively im
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 7, 2016 16:59

[Pennsylvania] Smoking materials likely cause of Flight 93 memorial fire

Discarded smoking material is strongly suspected as the cause of a 2014 fire that struck the Flight 93 National Memorial, according to a report released Saturday... Investigators said a no-smoking policy wasn't effectively implemented or enforced
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2016 16:48

LEONE: Why a cigarette tax hike would be good for Pennsylvania and for business

It’s time for Pennsylvania’s lawmakers to take modest, common-sense steps to help boost our economic well-being. We could be doing a better job creating the conditions that will protect kids from a lifetime of guilt and regret, while helping adults get t
Philadelphia Business Journal
added Feb 3, 2016 20:39

American Lung Association gives Pennsylvania low grades for anti-tobacco efforts

The state's budget impasse has also hurt tobacco prevention and control in Pennsylvania, the association said. Funding for programs to reduce smoking has dried up as state lawmakers continue to negotiate a budget deal. "Pennsylvania is missing a clear op
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Feb 3, 2016 15:14

[Pennsylvania] Thomas Farley, the former New York City health commissioner who targeted smoking and sodium during his tenure there, has been appointed Philadelphia's new health commissioner

Mayor Jim Kenney announced Farley's appointment on Monday, saying his "out-of-the-box approach to public health" and his experience make him a valuable asset. In his over four years as New York's health commissioner Farley succeeded in banning smoking a
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 2, 2016 01:27

[Pennsylvania] VIDEO: Eagles meet with health officials over smoking

The Eagles met Monday with Philadelphia health officials... Last month,FOX 29 investigates showed fans lighting and blowing smoke nearly everywhere we looked on the 200 level of the stadium. Signs there read: no smoking
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Feb 2, 2016 01:17
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[Pennsylvania] Restaurant can have hookah smoking

A Hazleton restaurant owner withdrew her request for a hearing before the city zoning board after the zoning officer said hookah smoking complies with a smoking exemption that the business secured from the state.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jan 25, 2016 17:36

[Pennsylvania] UPMC Study Shows The Dangers Of Smoking Hookah

Though it’s often thought of as a “safer” way to smoke tobacco, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has released information that suggests Hookah smoke is full of toxins that could rival cigarettes. The report shows that compared to smoking one c
KDKA-TV (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jan 20, 2016 21:18

[New York, Pennsylvania] No smokescreen: Cigar-tax cheat sentenced to 3-9 years

Aamir, 46, owned and operated Delta Distribution Services Corp., a large-scale cigar distributor on Union Street, Brooklyn, authorities said. Delta imported millions of cigars from Pennsylvania-based wholesalers and resold them in New York without paying
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Jan 17, 2016 16:31

[Pennsylvania] SCHMITT: Clouded with exemptions, Clean Indoor Air Act needs to be refreshed

Pennsylvania's so-called Clean Indoor Air Act that took effect in 2008. The reality is that in its current state, the act's loopholes make it a failure....except for bars where food sales are less than or equal to 20 percent of business. That's a lot of b
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jan 12, 2016 16:04
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