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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Snuff out exceptions to smoking law

state law allows about 1,700 such places to continue to expose nonsmoking patrons and thousands of workers to airborne toxins and carcinogens. State Rep. Dan Frankell, an Allegheny County Democrat who has rounded up a great deal of bipartisan support, wa
Wilkes Barre (PA) Citizen's Voice
added Sep 19, 2018 20:06
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[Pennsylvania] Penn researchers receive $18 million grant for Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

The center will examine the effects of advertising, packaging, and labeling on perceptions, use, and exposure to tobacco products
EurekAlert
added Sep 20, 2018 17:01
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fix error: Ban indoor smoking

the state Legislature maintains exceptions that imperil the health of workers at 1,700 businesses... continue in casinos, in some bars based irrelevantly on the amount of food they serve, and in private social clubs.
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Sep 14, 2018 17:37
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[Pennsylvania] Plan for hooka lounge on North Fifth Street draws some objections in Reading

The city zoning hearing board has heard a request for zoning relief from Hatboi Entertainment LLC, which is seeking a use variance and a special exception to allow a café and hookah lounge in a vacant storefront at 113 North Fifth St.
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Sep 13, 2018 16:39
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[Pennsylvania] 10 Years After Passage Of Clean Indoor Air Act, Lawmakers Want To Close Exemptions

More than 2,300 establishments in Pennsylvania still allow indoor smoking, according to the Pennsylvania Alliance to Control Tobacco. Two bills, one in the state House and the other in the state Senate, would close the loopholes. Both are awaiting actio
WESA 90.5 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Sep 12, 2018 19:46
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[Pennsylvania] Allegheny County representatives call for statewide indoor smoking ban for workplaces

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania VFW commander Thomas Hanzes spoke at the Morningside VFW and called on state lawmakers to end the exemptions and ban smoking inside all workplaces. He says VFW members have already voted to support this step and many other posts
Pittsburgh (PA) City Paper
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Pennsylvania] Appellate court requires Reynolds to disclose lists linked to asbestos lawsuit

A three-judge appellate court panel in Pennsylvania ruled Thursday that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. must release lists of smokers and employees who sued Lorillard Inc. related to cigarette filters that contained asbestos. Reynolds inherited the legal liab
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 2, 2018 13:27
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Pennsylvania Court Quashes Tobacco Company Appeal Of Asbestos Lawsuit Discovery ($$)

An order requiring a tobacco company to produce a list of mesothelioma litigation it faced falls short of requiring an immediate review, a Pennsylvania court held Aug. 30 in quashing an appeal (Bernice M. Steiner, et al. v. Hollingsworth & Vose Co., et al
Lexis Nexis
added Sep 5, 2018 02:58
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[Pennsylvania] RJR Must Turn Over List Of Asbestos Litigants, Pa. Court Says ($$)

must produce lists of customers and employees who have sued over asbestos-containing cigarette filters...panel quashed RJR's appeal of a Philadelphia trial court's order to produce the lists for discovery in a case brought by the widow of a man who smoked
Law360
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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[Pennsylvania] AUDIO: How Firms Can Convince Employees to Quit Smoking

Wharton's Kevin Volpp and Scott Halpern from the Perelman School of Medicine discuss the use of incentives in getting employees to stop smoking.
Wharton School (Univ. of PA)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:14
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