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[Pennsylvania] Phila. cigarette tax clears House committee

Pennsylvania House could vote as early as Wednesday to authorize Philadelphia to impose a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes to raise money for its cash-starved schools.
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 17, 2014 06:41
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[Pennsylvania] Pittsburgh Mercy toughens stance on workers' tobacco use

Pittsburgh Mercy Health System will prohibit its employees from using tobacco products of any kind during work shifts effective Feb. 1, 2015.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Sep 16, 2014 15:43
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[Pennsylvania] Lawyer Argues Before Justices That MRI Use Should Be Tax-Free

In Tristan Associates v. Commonwealth, the radiologists' attorney, Lloyd R. Persun, told the justices that the use of MRIs and CT scanners to produce images of a patient's body constituted manufacturing, and was therefore eligible for tax exemption.
Law.com
added Sep 16, 2014 14:16
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[Pennsylvania] Philly cigarette tax bill tops agenda as Pa. lawmakers return

It's do-or-die for a new cigarette tax to help Philadelphia schools, as well as scores of other bills, when the state legislature returns from its summer break Monday. The fall legislative agenda is packed with bills touching on everything from public e
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 16, 2014 04:16
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[Pennsylvania] PARKER: Pa. lawmakers, start session by passing cigarette tax

The cigarette tax was never intended to be the ultimate solution to the School District's fiscal crisis. However, the current administration's decision to abandon the public school funding formula, among other poor choices, created a dependency on local
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 16, 2014 04:14
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[Pennsylvania] VIDEO: "Jazz" Brand E-Cigarette Sparks Destructive Car Fire

McCarthy is new to e-cigs - he's trying to quit smoking. He left a "Jazz" brand e-cigarette charging in the car on August 18th, when a neighbor knocked on his door. "They said there's smoke rolling out of your jeep. I ran out there, the back seat had ca
WICU 12 (Erie, PA)
added Sep 10, 2014 06:32
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[Pennsylvania] Phillipsburg Town Council to consider nixing smoking in parks

Phillipsburg officials say they'd consider banning smoking in town parks after a resident complained about secondhand smoke several times this summer.
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Sep 7, 2014 15:02
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[Pennsylvania] Retailers To Face Fine If Caught Selling E-Cigarettes To Minors In Philadelphia

In April, Mayor Michael Nutter made it illegal to sell e-cigarettes to people under age 18. Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. James Buehler says since then, retailers have received a warning for not enforcing the law. “What’s different now is that we
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Sep 6, 2014 15:02
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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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