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[Pennsylvania] Philadelphia Considers Density Restrictions on Tobacco Retailers

would impose a limit of one retail store that sells tobacco products per 1,000 residents in each of the 18 districts in the city. This means that if the current density of retail stores that sell tobacco products is higher than the 1/1,000 ratio in any gi
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:37

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Can Protect Kids and Balance the Budget with a $1 Cigarette Tax Increase

We applaud Governor Wolf and those legislative leaders who recognize that increasing the cigarette tax by $1 per pack and establishing a tax on other tobacco products solves two problems. It will reduce tobacco use, especially among kids, and it will gene
PR Newswire
added Jul 8, 2016 19:58

[Pennsylvania] Spitting Image: Smokeless tobacco providing fallback for baseball players of all ages

“Little kids watch everything MLB players do,” said Pottstown PAL Spartans manager Jim Goodhart. “It’s tough because a lot of people look up to those guys and want to mimic them. They see a guy using (smokeless tobacco) and think ‘I should do that too.’”
Pottstown (PA) Mercury
added Aug 7, 2015 10:15

[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

[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

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

[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

[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

[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

[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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