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[Pennsylvania] CABREY: Fuming over Philadelphia cigarette tax

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.
Philadelphia Business Journal
added Aug 29, 2014 19:36
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[Pennsylvania] Cigar company says competitor's product infringes its trademark

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.
The Pennsylvania Record
added Aug 26, 2014 21:31
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[Pennsylvania] Unbending tobacco users aren't "bad" -- just a bad fit for WellSpan

isn't about filtering out employees with a potentially offensive habit, or saving on health care costs. Rather, it resulted mostly from the fact that the recently-acquired Ephrata Community Hospital had such a policy, which forced a decision on whether t
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Aug 22, 2014 10:40
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[Pennsylvania] York countians mixed on WellSpan smoking policy

Readers have strong opinions about WellSpan Health's announcement this week that, starting Jan. 1, it will no longer hire smokers. We asked Facebook readers: What do you think about WellSpan's decision not to hire smokers?
York (PA) Dispatch
added Aug 22, 2014 09:58
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[Pennsylvania] No-nicotine policy ignites debate: What are your thoughts?

WellSpan Health's announcement that as of Jan. 1 it will no longer hire smokers or nicotine users set off a burning debate among PennLive commenters. Many see the move as an erosion of personal freedom and wonder where it will end.
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Aug 20, 2014 12:06
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[Pennsylvania] Phillipsburg Housing Authority restricts smoking at senior high rises; Easton's policy more limited

The Phillipsburg Housing Authority on Aug. 1 banned smoking for new tenants of its three senior high rises and in the common areas there, Executive Director Paul Rummerfield said. Residents will still be allowed to smoke in designated outdoor areas away
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Aug 14, 2014 02:53
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[Pennsylvania] Allegheny Health Network bans tobacco from grounds

The seven-hospital Allegheny Health Network will ban smoking and all other tobacco use anywhere on property it owns starting Jan. 1. Two of the network's hospitals, Jefferson Hospital in Jefferson Hills and Saint Vincent Hospital in Erie, already ban smo
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 12, 2014 11:47
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[Pennsylvania] Philly cigarette tax hits headwinds in House

The up-front funding authorized by Corbett represents early disbursement of cash the schools would normally receive throughout the academic year. Corbett backs the cigarette tax plan, but some House Republicans complain they're being asked to help Phila
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Aug 7, 2014 11:35
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Cigarette tax, responsibility up in smoke

Pennsylvania’s Legislature, which won’t reconvene until mid-September, has perfected the art of being paid full time for part-time work. That’s of scant help to children in Philadelphia, whose public schools are scheduled to open Sept. 8, before the leg
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Aug 5, 2014 11:39
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[Pennsylvania] Inquirer Editorial: House of cards

Although the Republican majority appeared to have settled on a plan to allow the state-run district to subsist on a new $2-a-pack tax on city smokers, the levy became mired in eleventh-hour bickering between the leaders of the House and Senate. When the b
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Aug 4, 2014 10:21
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