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[Pennsylvania] BONAVITA: Toomey's cigars stance puts jobs and votes ahead of public health

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
Dubois (PA) Courier-Express
added Aug 12, 2012 18:24
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[Pennsylvania] Proposal to Ban Smoking at Ross Parks and Playgrounds Goes Up in Smoke

Most commissioners point to difficulty in enforcement.
Patch.org
added Jul 19, 2012 14:33
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[Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, Pennsylvania] R.J. Reynolds receives favorable rulings from arbitration panel (PDF)

An arbitration panel has determined that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is entitled to approximately $266 million in disputed payments the company made under the terms of an agreement, known as the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA), between cigarette manuf
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Sep 11, 2013 21:40
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[Pennsylvania] The Rolling Stones Were Smoking Cigars at Cuba Libre

Mick and the boys are wrapping up the US leg of their tour in Philly and threw a big party at Guillermo Pernod's restaurant that included salsa dancing, live music, and the finest cigars around.
Eater.com (blog)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:35
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: OUR OPINION: PA. TOBACCO POLICIES Cigar tax lost in smoke screen

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
Wilkes Barre (PA) Times Leader
added Feb 18, 2014 21:16
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Our take: York Housing Authority's no-smoking rule makes sense

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
York (PA) Daily Record
added Jun 16, 2012 07:54
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[Pennsylvania] Cigar tax in Pa. 2015 budget would drive out cigar industry, businessman says

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
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Mar 8, 2015 09:41
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[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
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Sep 24, 2014 18:09
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[Pennsylvania] Cigar company says competitor's product infringes its trademark

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.
The Pennsylvania Record
added Aug 26, 2014 21:31
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. should emulate Florida's approach to teen smoking

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
Shamokin (PA) News-Item
added Sep 13, 2013 17:34
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