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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

[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

[Pennsylvania] Check Up: Pa. subsidizes films featuring smoking

Pennsylvania subsidized production of 24 movies from 2008 to 2012, of which 16 (57 percent) included smoking, according to an ad placed in State Legislatures magazine by SmokeFreeMovies, a project of UCSF professor Stanton Glantz. It says the industry go
added Jan 26, 2014 06:56

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Extend the ban

Lawmakers should abandon the narrow interests that were awarded the exemptions and serve the public interest in overall better health by adopting a truly comprehensive ban on second-hand smoke.
Towanda (PA) Daily Review
added Dec 21, 2013 07:09

[Pennsylvania] Johnstown Mayor, citing own research, says second-hand smoke is not harmful

Last week, Punxsutawney Mayor James Wehrle vetoed the borough council's bill that banned smoking in public places. Wehrle said smoking outside is a civil liberty that should not be taken away.
WJAC-TV NBC 6 (Johnstown, PA)
added Nov 20, 2013 07:03

[Pennsylvania] Cigarette tax's eventual decrease will mean less $ for schools

Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez says the proposed cigarette sin tax is a temporary expedient, and a long-term solution is needed to fund city schools.
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Jun 25, 2013 08:26

[Pennsylvania] Pa. smoking ban could expand to all public places

An updated version of the law would eliminate smoking in all bars and other establishments altogether. That didn't sit well with Burtner, who was taking a cigarette break from the Kansas concert at the Strand-Capitol in York City Thursday night.
York (PA) Dispatch
added Jun 9, 2013 16:13

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoking gun

The bitter irony of this comes through in the proposed revision to the borough ordinance. Under the new rules, park-goers will still be prohibited from smoking, drinking alcohol and carrying other weapons such as knives and bombs. But a six-shooter on th
added Mar 28, 2013 12:54

[Pennsylvania] Nobel Prize Winner Says Tobacco, Not Marijuana, Is The 'Gateway Drug' On The Heels Of Legalization Bill In Pa.

Dr. Henry David Abrahams, during an interview with Test Country, said smoking cigarettes during adolescence is more likely to lead to drug or alcohol abuse later in life than using marijuana. ... “Cigarettes are a gateway and also a modeling behavior fo
IBT - International Business Times
added Jan 11, 2013 09:13

Tobacco Wholesalers Sue Pennsylvania Over Items In New Tobacco Tax ($$)

A electronic cigarette wholesaler and vaping store in Pennsylvania on Dec. 22 filed a petition in Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court for injunctive relief from a new tax on e-cigarettes and e-cigarette parts and declaratory judgment to clarify what items are
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 23, 2017 19:29
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