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[Pennsylvania] Regulatory Leadership in Tackling Tobacco

Kessler’s presentation captivated the audience with his lively telling of the dramatic backstory to the FDA’s tobacco regulation. It also offered an inspiring account of the power of governmental action pursued in the public interest. Kessler showed that
RegBlog (Penn Program on Regulation)
added Jul 29, 2015 11:18

[Pennsylvania] Easton street cleaners turning cigarette butts into cash

The ambassadors have put up a handful of cigarette butt recycling receptacles in and near Centre Square. Trenton-based TerraCycle provided the boxes and will donate $1 to the Greater Easton Development Partnership for every pound of butts the ambassadors
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Jul 25, 2015 20:22

[Pennsylvania] The Science of Why Philadelphia’s Public Housing is Going Smoke Free

“We found that 70 to 85 percent of common areas, and over 20 percent of non-smoker apartments had detectable nicotine levels—which provides important evidence that current policies are not effective in protecting residents, and that it is not possible to
Drexel News Blog
added Jul 21, 2015 05:38

[Pennsylvania] Lighting cigarette in park leads to citation, 2 arrests

Because smoking is prohibited on the grounds of Patriot Square, Kata approached Lowyn, 44, who police said was with Richard Gimbi, 58, and another male later identified as 21-year-old Leonard Buraczewski. As Kata was speaking with Lowyn, he observed Gim
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Jul 18, 2015 14:37

[Pennsylvania] PHA goes smoke-free, provides Internet access

The authority becomes one of more than 500 nationwide with a program in place that bans smoking in at least a few of their dwellings. PHA houses about 80,000 residents. The move by the authority comes as the Department of Housing and Urban Development ha
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Jul 17, 2015 15:42

[Pennsylvania] PHA bans smoking in all public housing units

The Philadelphia Housing Authority's board of commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to ban smoking in all PHA units. Housing officials said Philadelphia, with 80,000 low-income tenants, is the largest city in the country to enact such a prohibition. T
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 17, 2015 11:27

[Pennsylvania] VIDEO: PHA to consider banning smoking in some units

Philadelphia Housing Authority on Thursday will consider banning smoking in some of its properties, a move that officials say would make it the largest public housing agency "in the nation to implement such a policy." If approved by the Board of Commissi
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 16, 2015 13:42

Raising smoking age to 21 could be a hard sell in Pennsylvania

“This type of legislation is not always easy to pass,” she said. “Especially given the fact that Pennsylvania is still the only state in the nation not to tax other tobacco products, I would have concerns about how this would be received by the legislatu
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Jul 13, 2015 11:45
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[Pennsylvania] Community park may go totally smoke-free; borough council likes the idea

“We’re trying to encourage parents and grandparents not to smoke,” she said, citing the crowds at the fields as an example. The borough of Slippery Rock owns the park, and the tobacco use policy currently in place bans smoking inside park buildings, but
Allied News (Grove City, PA)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15
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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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