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[Pennsylvania] Smoking themselves skinny: More women are smoking now than ever before

Dr. Elizabeth Azubike works at WellSpan's Lung, Sleep and Critical Care office in York Township and said there is a misconception that fewer women are smoking because they know it's bad for their health. In reality, Azubike said, an increasing number of
York (PA) Daily Record
added Jul 14, 2013 11:50
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Resume war on smoking

Lawmakers, recognizing the effectiveness of total bans elsewhere, should help improve Pennsylvanians' overall health by upgrading the law to ban smoking in all workplaces.
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 2, 2013 05:24
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[Pennsylvania] AWMA Speaks Out Against Steep PA Tobacco Tax Hike

AWMA has joined the many retailers and lawmakers that have expressed concerns that the increase will lead to more black market trade in Philadelphia. AWMA sent letters to all the Philadelphia senators to voice to them how passing this legislation, SB 944,
American Wholesale Marketers Association (AWMA)
added Jun 30, 2013 21:44
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[Pennsylvania] Cigarettes for school children in Philadelphia?

Wawa, a chain of convenience stores based in the Philadelphia area, has begun distributing literature arguing the cigarette tax will serve only to create a black market for cigarettes in Philadelphia. ... American for Prosperity-Pennsylvania, a free-marke
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jun 29, 2013 11:34
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[Pennsylvania] New smoking leads to better community

As students and staff have begun to get comfortable with the new school year, the Public Safety Department has created a new smoking policy that is now in effect.
The Globe (Point Park University)
added Sep 18, 2012 14:49
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[Pennsylvania] A mango-scented flash-drive-looking device lets kids smoke in class

It looks like a flash drive, but it’s really full of nicotine. And now, it’s taking the vape industry by storm — or up in smoke. The JUUL vaporizer has exploded in popularity this year, and as a result, has garnered the attention of school administrato
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 15, 2017 03:17
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[New York, Pennsylvania] Pair charged with smuggling non-taxed cigarettes

Police say two men sold untaxed cigarettes in Luzerne and Columbia Counties. Police say the two would meet at a Weis parking lot here in the Back Mountain, and then drive to the Tonawanda Reservation near Buffalo, New York. Then, after buying up huge quan
WOLF FOX56 (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:46
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[Pennsylvania] Bill advances to ban flavored electronic smoking devices

An Assembly committee on Monday advanced the ban. It also approved a bill that would prohibit the use of coupons and promotional offers for tobacco and vapor products. The bill's co-sponsor, Assemblyman Herb Conway Jr., who is a physician, says the goal
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2017 17:24
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GLANS: PENNSYLVANIA’S HIGH VAPING TAX NEEDS TO GO

In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Pennsylvania's onerous vaping tax and the need for reform.
Heartland Institute
added Oct 22, 2016 18:08
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[Maryland, Pennsylvania] Justices Won't Review Tobacco Cos.' $125M Payment To Pa. ($$)

lost a bid on Tuesday to have the U.S. Supreme Court review a decision that allowed Pennsylvania to receive a $125 million payment as part of a nationwide settlement over smoking-related health costs....
Law360
added Oct 11, 2016 21:34
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