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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....
added Oct 11, 2016 21:34

[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

[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

[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

[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
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