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[Pennsylvania] Lawyer Sanctioned $1M Over Smoking Reference

Defense attorney Nancy Raynor has been sanctioned for close to $1 million for allowing a defense expert to make a prohibited reference to smoking in a lung cancer-related medical malpractice case that resulted in a mistrial... no doctors informed her of t
The Legal Intelligencer
added Nov 6, 2014 15:44
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[Pennsylvania] 50 years after Surgeon General's warning, smoke still clearing

“It was a complete reversal, but sometimes you have to change,” said Joyce, an ex-smoker who owns the Carlton Restaurant, Downtown. ... The United States remains home to 42 million smokers. “I feel it's my right to smoke,” said Vance Borio, 46, of Allen
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jan 20, 2014 01:31
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EDITORIAL: Strike a blow for respiratory freedom and expand Pennsylvania's smoke-free law: Editorial

Striking the right balance between freedom from the harm inflicted by smoke and the freedom of smokers to enjoy their habit is more complicated in those situations. But for the vast majority of exceptions granted by Pennsylvania’s indoor smoking law, no-
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 10, 2013 14:22
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: No smoking in parks, but you can have a gun

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 the hip, or a 9mm in the pocket or purse, will be OK. It seems the activity with the most pot
Doylestown (PA) Intelligencer Record
added Mar 27, 2013 12:06
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[Pennsylvania] Use of smokeless tobacco growing among kids who mistakenly think it's a safer alternative to cigarettes, experts say

As a Boy Scout leader and coach of several sports, Lower Franklin Township resident Todd Deihl sees himself as a role model for kids in his community. Chewing tobacco didn't fit in with that image, he realized. "A boy saw me one night getting out a che
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Mar 25, 2013 17:24
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[Pennsylvania] Local vapor shops struggle with new taxes, regulations

Platinum Vapor and Lounge on South Seventh Street and Cloud Premium Vape Shop on Grant Street. All are racing to learn the FDA’s new regulations as they’re handed down and are figuring out how to stay open and profitable when the wholesale tax goes into e
Indiana County (PA) Gazette
added Sep 5, 2016 02:11
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[Pennsylvania] New state tax hike hits smokers, vapers

. If the tax helps discourage smoking tobacco, it will be worth it, Conemaugh Health System vascular surgeon Dr. Glen Gardner said, admitting that studies show that has not always been the case elsewhere.
Johnstown (PA) Tribune-Democrat
added Jul 31, 2016 19:53
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., COMMONWEALTH BRANDS, INC., ET AL. v. COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA: REPLY TO BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

The decision below should not be allowed to stand, as it is riddled with certworthy errors and has massive financial and practical implications for the MSA parties. This Court should either grant plenary review, summarily vacate and remand in light of Oxf
Amazon CloudFront
added Jul 9, 2016 21:57
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R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY, PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., COMMONWEALTH BRANDS, INC., ET AL., v. COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The Commonwealth Court Of Pennsylvania (PDF)

In this multi-hundred-million-dollar dispute under the landmark tobacco MSA, the state court below invalidated as “irrational” an arbitration award that had been unanimously issued by a Panel of three former federal judges, including Judge Abner Mikva of
Jones Day
added May 13, 2016 19:50
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[Pennsylvania] Cigars become new lifestyle trend of Central PA

tobacco remains a high cash crop in the region.... From smoking lounges to themed dinners and even social clubs, the cigar is no longer a luxury enjoyed by old men in smoking jackets. It is a lifestyle choice for the everyman. For Falcon, owner of the La
FlipSidePA
added Jun 11, 2015 16:35
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