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[Pennsylvania] MYERS: Three good reasons for Pa. to hike tobacco tax

a win-win-win solution: A health win that will reduce tobacco use, particularly among children, and save lives; A financial win that will help balance the state budget; and A political win that polls show is popular with voters.
added Oct 12, 2015 18:42

[Pennsylvania] This Bill Would Ban Cigarette Sales In Drug Stores

Mayor Michael Nutter wants to prohibit cigarette sales in drug stores throughout Philadelphia, in hopes of persuading more smokers to kick the habit. Councilwoman Marian Tasco introduced a bill on behalf of the Nutter administration Thursday that would b
Philadelphia Magazine
added Oct 12, 2015 12:27

[Pennsylvania] Students keep smoking, despite tax

On and near Main Campus, however, the new legislation made for a grim day for many smokers. There is an obvious abundance of smokers on Temple’s campus, students and faculty alike, but many flock to the suburbs to get their cigarettes for $6.50 instead
Temple News (Temple University)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:01
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[Pennsylvania] Mayor Nutter: Ban tobacco from all stores with pharmacies

Nutter yesterday unveiled what is, perhaps, one of his boldest moves: legislation to ban the sale of tobacco products from any place where health-care services are provided and where pharmaceutical drugs are sold. That would include drug stores and groce
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Oct 10, 2015 12:58

[Pennsylvania] LETTER: PG story about liquid pot served to unfairly demonize e-cigarettes

As the owner of a small, specialty vapor products (e-cigarette) business in Central Pennsylvania...the article served to demonize the entire vapor product business by linking our products to the growing use of marijuana by young people.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Oct 10, 2015 12:55
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Second-hand smoke only drawback to Celtic Classic

This is an outside event so you might think this wouldn't be an issue, but the amount of smoke that hung over the fest site was stifling. A designated area or set of tents for smokers would be an easy fix and would ensure that non-smokers are not inhalin
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Oct 4, 2015 10:39

[Pennsylvania] New Smoking Initiative to clarify, expand smoking rules

“The Smoking Initiative comes directly from constituents,” Murphy said. “I asked around, ‘What do you want to see on campus? What are your concerns?’ One of the biggest concerns was smoking on campus.” Students expressed their concerns that smoking was “
The Globe (Point Park University)
added Oct 2, 2015 15:38

[Pennsylvania] 2 prison lawsuits dismissed, 1 more added

McGinley claims that state inmates are allowed to purchase cigarettes or tobacco products at the commissary, but Kovach will not allow county inmates. The county still considers tobacco a contraband item despite the state allowing it.
Sunbury (PA) Daily Item
added Oct 2, 2015 11:40

[Pennsylvania] Do e-cigarettes lead to cigarette smoking?

It might seem illogical, the shift from a trendy electronic appliance whose delicious juices produce thick, white but odorless and generally harmless vapors to ill-smelling, bad-tasting cigarettes that produce acrid smoke and dirty ashes and butts. But
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Sep 29, 2015 13:10

[Pennsylvania] E-cigarettes now being used for liquid pot

E-cigarettes increasingly are being used as a less detectable way to inhale cannabis, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. A study published this month in the journal Pediatrics said 16 percent of high school students, with percentages expected to r
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Sep 29, 2015 10:29
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