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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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[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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[Pennsylvania] In hard-hitting ad campaign, Philly targets tobacco industry marketing practices

Philadelphia's "Break the Cycle" public-health campaign uses dramatic statistics, photos, and maps to press its case that the industry positions its products for sale near candy and plasters ads on corner stores near schools to ensure a continuing line o
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 25, 2016 16:15
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[Pennsylvania] The curious connection between illicit cigarette sales and ISIS

Later, in an interview with PolitiFact PA, Saccone pointed to a noteworthy 2015 State Department report, "The Global Illicit Trade in Tobacco: A Threat to National Security."... We rate this claim Mostly True.
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Jul 18, 2016 17:50
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[Pennsylvania] No-nicotine policy ignites debate: What are your thoughts?

WellSpan Health's announcement that as of Jan. 1 it will no longer hire smokers or nicotine users set off a burning debate among PennLive commenters. Many see the move as an erosion of personal freedom and wonder where it will end.
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Aug 20, 2014 12:06
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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] Driver stopped on Interstate 78 was smuggling 938 cartons of cigarettes, cops say

A New York City man stopped for speeding on Interstate 78 in Lehigh County was smuggling 938 cartons of out-of-state cigarettes, Pennsylvania State Police said. State police at Fogelsville said troopers stopped Mohammed Nashiri on Monday on the highway
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Feb 25, 2014 14:24
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