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[Pennsylvania] Drexel Creates Smoke-Free Spaces on University City Campus

Drexel University has created several smoke-free areas on its University City Campus in an effort to encourage healthier practices by its community and neighbors and improve the environment on the urban campus. Starting next week, signs have been placed
DrexelNow
added Nov 22, 2017 04:29
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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco industry starts major ad campaign - against its own deadly products

“I think the really important thing here is the truth,” said Diane Phillips, who directs lobbying efforts in Pennsylvania for the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network. “We have known the truth and let the public know. But finally, the industry
Philly.com
added Nov 20, 2017 15:42
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[Pennsylvania] More than 12 percent of women in Allegheny County smoke while pregnant

19 percent of adults in Allegheny County smoke, according to health officials, and that adds up to about 233,000 people. It’s still a concern today — the third Thursday of November — 40 years after the Great American Smokeout went national to get people
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 17, 2017 20:46
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[New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania] Traffic stop turns up about 170,000 untaxed cigarettes

Driver was headed from North Carolina to NYC
WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Allentown, PA)
added Nov 18, 2017 02:57
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[Massachusetts, Pennsylvania] Cigar Category Skirts Regulation

the cigar segment has been relatively immune to federal lawmakers’ sharpest knives. That’s good news for many convenience retailers that are often busy fending off local and state legislation. One example of how cigar sales are at risk is last year’s swe
Convenience Store Decisions
added Nov 10, 2017 17:02
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[Pennsylvania] 7 recommendations issued to make Penn State smoke-free

Alex Shockley remembers the last thing his uncle said to him before he died of lung cancer caused by smoking: “Make sure you and your friends and anyone you can tell never does this.” A Penn State senior and student body vice president of the University
State College (PA) Centre Daily Times
added Nov 7, 2017 19:27
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[Pennsylvania] Clearing the air

Starting Nov. 1, VFW Post 7599 became tobacco free. Smoking, chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes are not permitted in the restaurant or bar....“If you take away any one of our pictures off [the wall], you’ll see the discoloration from the tar,” Hanz
Sharon (PA) Herald
added Nov 6, 2017 16:23
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Pennsylvania governor signs revenue bills to wrap up stalled budget

will boost revenues in part by ... securitizing expected funding from tobacco companies for healthcare costs. That money comes from big tobacco companies that agreed in a 1998 settlement with U.S. states to help cover medical costs associated with smokin
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2017 02:01
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[Pennsylvania] Penn State students chime in on Juul, vaping phenomenon as President Eric Barron mulls over tobacco, smoke-free campus

The devices, commonly serving as alternatives to cigarettes, have not only brought anger and frustration to some, but confusion to many as to what is and isn’t “allowed” when it comes to smoking on the University Park campus. As the community’s opinions
Penn State University
added Oct 27, 2017 16:55
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[Pennsylvania] A cloudy debate: Students weigh in on campuses designated smoking areas

A lot of students that live on campus complain about the results of people smoking right outside their windows. “My dorm is on the first floor, and whenever we have our windows open it smells like cigarette smoke from outside, so that’s kind of aggravat
Penn State University
added Oct 17, 2017 13:36
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