Headlines Tagged with Pennsylvania — 5,276 headlines found
City council amended Wednesday an ordinance governing parks, playgrounds and recreational centers to ban tobacco use in any form within 50 feet of playgrounds, swimming pools and athletic fields.
Jun 14, 2012 Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Jun 20, 2012 08:26
To make up for declining cigarette tax revenues, some state legislators are proposing higher excise taxes for other tobacco products.
May 6, 2013 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added May 6, 2013 13:39
Toomey is on the wrong side of this issue. So is Scarnati. If tobacco is so lethal that its manufacturers had to pay billions to states, then the feds should regulate all forms of tobacco, not exempt the forms that provide votes for incumbents or campai
Aug 12, 2012 Dubois (PA) Courier-Express
added Aug 12, 2012 18:24
Most commissioners point to difficulty in enforcement.
Jul 18, 2012 Patch.org
added Jul 19, 2012 14:33
Maybe back off enforcing the rules about smoking outside near units - or have a designated smoking area. And for goodness sake, forget the rule banning the use of electronic cigarettes - which merely emit water vapor. Why would the authority outlaw devi
Jun 15, 2012 York (PA) Daily Record
added Jun 16, 2012 07:54
Zimmerman, owner of The Tobacco Company, a premium cigar outlet, is concerned that Gov. Tom Wolf's proposed 2015 state budget would do just that. Under Wolf's proposed $30 billion state spending plan, cigars would be taxed at 40 percent of the wholesale
Mar 4, 2015 Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Mar 8, 2015 09:41
Someone very powerful in Pennsylvania doesn’t want to see a state tax collected on cigar sales... For now, it seems the health and survival of Pennsylvania’s cigar industry remains a chief concern of the majority of state lawmakers, topping worries abou
Feb 18, 2014 Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Feb 18, 2014 21:16
[Pennsylvania] Corbett signs Philadelphia cigarette tax legislation, calling it a step toward firmer funding for schools
Gov. Tom Corbett signed a law on Wednesday imposing a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes and little cigars sold in Philadelphia to help fund the city's cash-strapped schools. This new levy, which takes effect Oct. 1, is anticipated will generate $70 million
Sep 24, 2014 Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Sep 24, 2014 18:09
The complaint says that Connecticut Valley Tobacconist created the Mysterioso brand of cigars in January 2003, successfully registering the name with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in 2007 and renewing it in 2012.
Aug 26, 2014 The Pennsylvania Record
added Aug 26, 2014 21:31
Part of Florida's experience offers a model for other states. One key is that 15 percent of its share of the national tobacco settlement fund is dedicated to youth smoking prevention efforts ... Florida's experience proves that substantial progress can
Sep 10, 2013 Shamokin (PA) News-Item
added Sep 13, 2013 17:34