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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Ruling good for Pa.

We at the American Lung Association are thankful for the court ruling that will allow Pennsylvania to recoup nearly $120 million in contested tobacco-lawsuit settlement funds ( “Pa. scores ‘victory,' gets portion of tobacco settlement restored” ). Spent
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Apr 21, 2014 02:03
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LETTER: Court ruling frees millions for anti-smoking program in Pennsylvania

We at the American Lung Association are thankful for the court ruling that will allow Pennsylvania to recoup nearly $120 million in contested tobacco-lawsuit settlement funds. Spent wisely, this recovered subsidy could be the aid our state so desperately
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Apr 16, 2014 09:27
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Judge restores $120 million in tobacco settlement to Pennsylvania

A Philadelphia judge on Thursday set aside most of an arbitration ruling that could have cost the state of Pennsylvania some $180 million from a landmark 1998 settlement with the nation's tobacco companies.
Reuters
added Apr 11, 2014 10:43
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[Pennsylvania] State wins ruling on tobacco accord

Philadelphia court Thursday reduced by two-thirds the loss in tobacco settlement payments Pennsylvania would sustain this year under an arbitration panel decision. The arbitration panel found that in 2003 Pennsylvania did not "diligently enforce" laws re
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Apr 11, 2014 10:38
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. recoups $120 million in battle over tobacco settlement

Thursday's ruling by Judge Patricia McInerney took with one hand and gave with the other. McInerney denied the state's motion to vacate the arbitrators' decision. But she granted the financial relief that the state had requested. The ruling hinges on t
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Apr 10, 2014 22:42
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[Pennsylvania] MAYOR NUTTER SIGNS E-CIGARETTE LEGISLATION

“This legislation is an extension of the Clean Indoor Air Act. These sensible regulations will protect the health and wellness of ever Philadelphia citizen, especially our young people, by limiting the sale of and exposure to e-cigarette products,” said
City of Philadelphia
added Apr 10, 2014 11:32
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[Pennsylvania] Nutter signs law that bans 'vaping'

Gregory Conley broke the silence in the Mayor's Reception Room at City Hall. "Congratulations on hurting public health and deceiving smokers into believing that e-cigarettes are harmful," Conley shouted at the mayor while holding an e-cigarette. As a me
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Apr 10, 2014 11:26
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[Pennsylvania] You Have Until 2pm Tomorrow To (Legally) Annoy Bartenders With Your Stupid E-Cigarette

This just in: MEDIA ADVISORY MAYOR NUTTER TO SIGN E-CIGARETTE LEGISLATION ... WHEN: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 2:00 PM
Philebrity
added Apr 9, 2014 00:31
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Governor Corbett Convenes Healthy Pennsylvania Public Health Summit

more than 20 percent are smokers. "Through understanding risk factors and encouraging healthier behaviors, especially among our youth, our hope is that we can begin to reduce the unhealthy habits and chronic disease across the state over time," Pa. Physi
PR Newswire
added Apr 4, 2014 12:47
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[Pennsylvania] PERRY: Deniers learn to blow smoke

climate change deniers have been claiming that science can't prove anything and that the science is just not settled. These were the same arguments the tobacco companies used for many years to cast doubt on whether smoking caused lung cancer. Some of the
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Mar 28, 2014 11:36
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