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[Pennsylvania] Opinions divided on banning of e-cigarettes in public places

Between the poles of calling for a ban on indoor e-cigarette smoking because it “normalizes” smoking behavior or fighting any ban because it’s bad for business, 15 people testified Monday at a public hearing held by the Allegheny County Board of Health.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Aug 17, 2016 14:42
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[Pennsylvania] Community College of Philadelphia to ban smoking on campus

In January, smoking will be banned on the main campus on Spring Garden Street and at the college's regional centers. "It's in the interest of the well-being of our students, faculty, and staff," said Donald "Guy" Generals, college president.
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Aug 12, 2016 01:21
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EXTRAS ON EXCISE: PENNSYLVANIA TO CIGARETTES AND OTHER TOBACCO PRODUCTS — YOU’RE ALL GETTING TAXED!

The state took about nine months to pass a budget, but now that they’ve got one, it means they are handing out taxes like Oprah gives away cars to her audience. The state’s new cigarette tax rate became effective on Aug. 1. The rate jumped $0.05, from $0
Bloomberg BNA (Bureau of National Affairs)
added Aug 5, 2016 14:43
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[Pennsylvania] Editorial | Hoping tax increase convinces more people to quit smoking

Will a jump in the state cigarette tax be enough to convince some smokers to kick the habit? We hope so – for the benefit of smokers and the people around them. Smokers have been getting squeezed for years – by rising prices and by changing laws that k
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Aug 4, 2016 20:58
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[Europe, Pennsylvania] BAKKER: TERROR FINANCING AND THE BLACK MARKET CIGARETTE TRADE

Regressive tax rises on cigarettes bring in relatively little money, have a minimal impact on overall smoking levels, and effectively help fund the greatest threat Western liberal democracies has faced in living memory – Islamist terrorism.
Front Page Magazine (Center for the Study of Popular Culture)
added Aug 3, 2016 17:44
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Increased cigarette tax could benefit us all

if the increased tax on cigarettes reduces the number of smokers, lawmakers should be commended for putting it in place.
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Aug 3, 2016 14:52
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] Merchants: Pa. cigarette tax will kill out-of-state business

There are four cigarette outlets on Northampton Street in Easton, within a block-and-a-half of the New Jersey border. The tax difference of $1.10 per pack was an incentive for New Jersey residents to make the drive across the Delaware River, business ow
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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[Pennsylvania] The Latest Research on Cannabis Use and Testing, Premature Death, and Labs-on-a-Chip to Be Featured at the 68th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting

Sir Richard Peto...will give an overview of the major causes of death in different parts of the world, with a focus on preventable causes of mortality such as tobacco, which still accounts for six million deaths worldwide each year. He will also explain h
PR Newswire
added Aug 1, 2016 20:22
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[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes will cost more starting Monday; tax on e-cigs and vape will soon follow

Starting October 1st, a 40-percent wholesale tax will be imposed on vapor products in Pennsylvania. The owners of Vapor Café in Ephrata, Lancaster County, Kerry and Raymond Medina, say mom and pop shops may go out of business as a result. They don't wan
WPMT FOX43 (York, PA)
added Aug 1, 2016 14:26
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[Delaware] Smokers, retailers burn as Pennsylvania cigarette tax rises

When Pennsylvania’s cigarette tax goes up by a buck per pack on Monday, it will give smokers one more reason to quit or cross the border. The tax, headed to $2.60 from $1.60, will push the price of a pack above $7, the largest single increase on the state
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 1, 2016 01:17
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