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[Pennsylvania] Cigar Smoking Among Philadelphia Teens Surpasses Cigarette Use: Report

Philadelphia’s Commissioner of Public Health Dr. Thomas A. Farley says the "shift away from cigarettes" is being caused by cheap tobacco products that are "marketed in ways specifically designed to attract our kids."
NBC Philadelphia (NBC Local Media)
added Mar 1, 2017 16:29
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[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] Merchants: Pa. cigarette tax will kill out-of-state business

There are four cigarette outlets on Northampton Street in Easton, within a block-and-a-half of the New Jersey border. The tax difference of $1.10 per pack was an incentive for New Jersey residents to make the drive across the Delaware River, business ow
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Aug 1, 2016 21:46
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Pennsylvania Tobacco Tax Increase is a Big Win for Kids and Health

But lawmakers missed an opportunity to discourage kids from using any tobacco product by exempting large cigars and most cigarillos from the tax (one of only two states to do so) and by implementing a weight-based tax on OTPs. The weight-based tax could
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:43
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[Pennsylvania, Virginia] State police find thousands of illegal smokes after traffic stop

State Police arrested the driver for allegedly bag after bag of more than 60,000 illegal cigarettes. John B. Fairchild faces a felony and misdemeanor count of possessing illegal cigarettes following his arrest in Upper Saucon Township. District Judge Jaco
WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Allentown, PA)
added Jul 11, 2016 22:00
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[Pennsylvania] PURCELL: Premium handmade cigars go up in smoke?

FDA had the option to exempt premium cigars from its new rules — cigars that are supplied primarily by small, creative entrepreneurs who lack the thousands of dollars they will need to achieve FDA approval.
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added May 18, 2016 20:55
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[Pennsylvania] Research on vaping starts to clear smoke on possible health effects

If a smoker wants to switch, it's important to avoid using combustible cigarettes and a vaping device simultaneously, Drawbaugh said. "My concern is the people who go back and forth all day long, because who knows how much nicotine they're getting then?
York (PA) Dispatch
added Apr 13, 2015 11:57
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[Pennsylvania] High Court Considers Fate of Diverted Tobacco Funds

Pennsylvania Supreme Court last week over whether legislation redirecting more than $200 million in tobacco settlement funds was constitutionally enacted....earmarked fund to be used for health care and public health programs...settlement money was redire
The Legal Intelligencer
added Nov 25, 2014 10:24
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[Pennsylvania] You Have Until 2pm Tomorrow To (Legally) Annoy Bartenders With Your Stupid E-Cigarette

This just in: MEDIA ADVISORY MAYOR NUTTER TO SIGN E-CIGARETTE LEGISLATION ... WHEN: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 2:00 PM
Philebrity
added Apr 9, 2014 00:31
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[Pennsylvania] Dark secret, plot impacting tobacco industry affect retiree in fictional account

Genetti is harboring a dark secret that has driven him to decide to commit suicide, and while on the journey he stumbles across a plot impacting one of the largest industries in the country - the tobacco industry - putting his life in jeopardy.
Pottsville (PA) Republican
added Jan 7, 2013 07:20
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[Pennsylvania] Woman Suffers Burns When Her Cigarette Ignites Oxygen Tank

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, NJ (CBS) – A 61-year-old woman suffered burns to the face when the cigarette she was smoking triggered a flash fire and explosion in a medical oxygen tank she was hooked up to.
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Nov 27, 2012 12:54
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