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[Pennsylvania] BREAKING: Big Tobacco Must Fork Over $125M To Pa. ($$)

Pennsylvania can receive a $125 million payment by Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.... The highly anticipated ruling is the first appellate decision over the settlement fund in the country.
added Apr 10, 2015 21:30

[Pennsylvania] One Month in, Philly Cigarette Tax Boosting Biz in the 'Burbs

The $2 per pack cigarette tax in Philadelphia has been in effect for more than a month and some people are hitting the road to avoid paying more for a pack.
NBC Philadelphia (NBC Local Media)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:43

[Pennsylvania] As Philly preps new cigarette tax, old tobacco revenues drop

Does that tell us anything about whether the city is likely to raise the $90 million it hopes to raise from the smokers' tax in the next year? "It raises a red flag," Butkovitz told me. "We don’t know if people have changed their chewing habit, or if it’
Philly blogs
added Oct 1, 2014 06:01

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Pa. learns there's no peace in the war against Big Tobacco: Editorial

Pennsylvania has now learned the hard way that there is no peace when dealing with the tobacco industry. So far, Attorney General Kathleen Kane's office has budgeted $1 million for outside legal help in appealing the arbitration ruling. Protecting the st
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jan 13, 2014 22:06

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Adopt tougher ban on second-hand smoke

Yet, due largely to exemptions written into the Pennsylvania Clean Indoor Air Act, the American Heart Association estimates that about 858,000 Pennsylvanians continue to be exposed to second-hand smoke. Much of the exposure occurs in work places. The la
Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Dec 2, 2013 14:38

[Colorado, Pennsylvania] Check Up: Study of casinos raises alarm on secondhand smoke

Glantz argues that lawmakers who say they are concerned about costs ought to read the research. "A heart attack is a lot of money," he said, much of it paid by taxpayers.
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 15, 2013 10:13

[Pennsylvania] Pa. AG sues contraband cigarette sellers

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane filed a civil lawsuit Friday against four individuals who allegedly sold cigarettes online and failed to pay state cigarette taxes.
Legal NewsLine
added Jun 19, 2013 02:34

[Pennsylvania] Sales of flavored tobacco products soar

Bossard, co-owner of the Anthracite Newstand ... has seen the sales of flavored tobacco products skyrocket ... younger customers and women are the primary buyers. ... Bradford is a prime example of why Pennsylvania and other states are failing when it com
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Jan 17, 2013 07:41

[Pennsylvania] Cigarette in restroom at Pittsburgh International starts fire, clears concourse

A smoldering cigarette caught paper towels and other debris on fire in a men’s restroom at Pittsburgh International Airport on Thursday morning, prompting authorities to evacuate a concourse and move three airlines’ planes to other gates. What remains a
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Dec 6, 2012 14:27

[Pennsylvania] Smokers burned by Internet cigarette sales

Pennsylvania’s Department of Revenue says Funfar and at least 23,000 other residents cheated the state by not paying state and local taxes on more than 1.9 million cartons of cigarettes they bought online or through the mail. Some owe tens of thousands o
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Nov 13, 2012 04:23
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