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[Pennsylvania] Editorial: Nation’s youth getting the message about deadly habit

This is especially impressive considering the pervasiveness of cigarettes in the movies and TV. The fact an increasing number of our nation’s youth grasps the fact that smoking is more deadly than cool, is a positive omen for our country’s physical and
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Nov 24, 2014 02:17

Pennsylvania Department of Health Offers Resources to Help Smokers Quit During 39th Great American Smokeout

reminds smokers that there are resources available to help them quit and urges all smokers to use the 39th Great American Smokeout as the day they choose to quit smoking and take an important step towards a healthier life.
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2014 15:37

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoke out: The Legislature must fix the indoor tobacco law

Despite the state’s indoor smoking ban of 2008, smokers can light up on large portions of the gambling floors at casinos, bars that don’t serve much food, private clubs, fundraisers and truck stops... This state can do better, and it’s something for lawma
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 11, 2014 01:53

[Pennsylvania] BIDEY: Why you should shop at tobacco-free stores

At Shop Tobacco-Free, you can find stores, like CVS, that are starting to change the tide and go tobacco-free. Exposure to tobacco products and marketing in stores has been shown to encourage youth use of tobacco products and undermine smokers’ attempts
Philly blogs
added Nov 10, 2014 21:21

[Illinois, Pennsylvania] Merchants say cigarette tax is a business-killer

Martinez isn't alone. Other store owners and distributors in the city said they have seen a dramatic drop in revenue since the tax was added, causing them to wonder what the collateral damage will be on their livelihoods. "It's detrimental all over the
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Nov 10, 2014 21:18

[Pennsylvania] 'Vaping' stores boom across Lehigh Valley, New Jersey as health risks are debated

"There is no second-hand smoke because it dissipates," she said. Customers buy the products in various flavors and nicotine concentrations. Those who use e-cigarettes to quit eventually switch to nicotine-free vapors, Kreider said. While Kreider admits
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Nov 10, 2014 13:26

[Pennsylvania] Nine things to know about e-cigarettes

With the e-cigarettes trend picking up across the Lehigh Valley, let's go over the basics.
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Nov 10, 2014 13:25
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[Pennsylvania] Usage of e-cigarettes growing in our area

A number of users, like Curtis Turner, said using electronic cigarettes helps former smokers quit in a way the FDA-approved cessation methods don’t provide.
WJAC-TV NBC 6 (Johnstown, PA)
added Nov 7, 2014 17:05

[Pennsylvania] Lawyer Sanctioned $1M Over Smoking Reference

Defense attorney Nancy Raynor has been sanctioned for close to $1 million for allowing a defense expert to make a prohibited reference to smoking in a lung cancer-related medical malpractice case that resulted in a mistrial... no doctors informed her of t
The Legal Intelligencer
added Nov 6, 2014 15:44

DA: No smoke detectors found after 6 died in Pennsylvania house fire; smoking may be cause

MCKEESPORT, Pennsylvania — Officials say they found no smoke detectors in a home where six people, including four children, died in a fire last month...Although the fire's cause is still officially "undetermined" investigators say someone smoking on a co
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 6, 2014 15:25
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