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[Pennsylvania] North Hills district's tobacco ban includes e-cigarettes

But Tom Kiklas questioned the allegations of health problems from using e-cigarettes. Co-founder of the Tobacco Vapor Electronic Cigarette Association, a trade group in Atlanta, he called them “vastly and incredibly less harmful than tobacco cigarettes.”
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Mar 1, 2015 12:39
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[Pennsylvania] 2015 SRNT 21ST ANNUAL MEETING

February 25-28, 2015 Philadelphia Marriott Hotel
Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:39
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[Pennsylvania] Meet Our Scientists at the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 2015 Annual Meeting

Speak one-on-one with FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products’ (CTP) resident experts in disciplines ranging from epidemiology to engineering at the CTP booth. CTP experts will also be featured in a number of workshops...Speakers include: Mitchell Zeller, J.D.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:37
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[Pennsylvania] Condo buildings are banning smoking, even in residents' own units

High-rise condo buildings such as the Dorchester and Society Hill Towers and luxury buildings such as the St. James are starting to ban resident smoking - even in residents' own units. "There is now a growing trend in condominiums nationwide, and especia
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Feb 22, 2015 10:27
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[Pennsylvania] Sources: Phila. City Council and Mayor May End Future Smoking Ban Exemptions

More than 70 bars already have exemptions... But when four more -– one private club, two gentlemen’s clubs, and a neighborhood pub –- asked for exemptions, the Nutter administration fought it tooth and nail.
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Feb 11, 2015 23:23
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[Pennsylvania] Big Tobacco Pushes Court To Chop Pa.'s Settlement Share ($$)

asked a Pennsylvania appeals court Wednesday to overturn a trial judge's ruling that allowed the state to hold on to $120 million it stood to receive as part of a multistate settlement over smoking-related health care costs in a dispute over the state's t
Law360
added Feb 11, 2015 22:44
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: GODSHALL: E-cigs save lives

In sharp contrast to the Trib's fear-mongering headlines and Adam Smeltz's news story... While the free market for e-cigs has saved the lives of more than a million smokers, Obama's FDA, Big Pharma (whose FDA-approved drugs killed more 44,000 Americans i
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Feb 6, 2015 18:32
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[Pennsylvania] Lawyer fights $1M fine over banned 'smoking' testimony that prompted new 4-week trial

Insurance defense attorney Nancy Raynor says her assets have been frozen and a lien put on her home because her witness had a slip of the tongue ... judge had ruled that jurors were not to hear that a deceased lung-cancer patient had been a smoker.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 1, 2015 17:11
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[Pennsylvania] E-Cigarette Advocates Cry Foul Over What they Believe to be Overkill in Proposed Regulations

Western Pennsylvania cancer specialists have thrown their support behind more stringent control of the $2 billion electronic cigarette market. The growing calls to poison control centers is being blame on it. The Pittsburgh Poison Center in Oakland receiv
Empire State Tribune (il)
added Jan 20, 2015 22:03
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[Pennsylvania] Western Pa. cancer specialists call for electronic cigarette crackdown

Western Pennsylvania cancer specialists joined a national chorus to urge tighter regulation of the $2 billion electronic cigarette market, which doctors blame for a surge in calls to poison control centers.
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jan 20, 2015 13:09
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