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[Pennsylvania] Pa. E-Cig Shop Urges Court To Preserve Suit Over State Tax ($$)

challenging a state tax on e-cigarettes and nonvape-specific components like batteries urged a federal court on Thursday not to dismiss its suit, arguing it has plausibly shown the state’s 40 percent tax is so extreme that it threatens to drive the shop o
Law360
added Apr 14, 2017 17:25
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[Pennsylvania] Player's Advantage: Pain, then gain— how a casino chose to go smoke-free

Robert Low offers succinct advice to any fellow casino owners thinking about making their operations smoke-free. “Get prepared for some pain!” says Low, who voluntarily banned smoking inside his Palace Resort Casino in Biloxi, Miss., in 2011. However, h
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Apr 11, 2017 14:47
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. E-Cig Tax Battle Belongs In State Court, Vape Shop Says ($$)

A Pennsylvania vape shop challenging a state tax on “unsavory inventory,” including e-cigarettes and their components, argued Friday that the case should be moved from federal court back to state court, arguing that its questions regarding the U.S. Consti
Law360
added Apr 8, 2017 22:08
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[Pennsylvania] Vape Shop’s Tax Case Should Be Tossed, Pa. Tells Court ($$)

Pennsylvania on Monday pressed a federal court judge to toss a Harrisburg vape shop’s suit over a newly implemented state tax on “unsavory inventory,” including e-cigarettes, contending that the store hasn’t shown it has suffered damages and should use an
Law360
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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[Pennsylvania] Gender differences in first and secondhand smoke exposure, spirometric lung function and cardiometabolic health in the old order Amish: A novel population without female smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

secondhand smoke exposure is associated with a greater burden of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Sex differences in correlations could reflect differences in exposure patterns, mechanisms, or susceptibilities.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 9, 2017 14:44
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[Pennsylvania] Ridley OKs smoking ban in township parks and fields

With the approval of Ordinance No.2029 by the commissioners at their March meeting, township parks and athletic fields will now be tobacco free. “Tobacco-free parks provide children with a clean and healthy place to play, as discarded tobacco waste makes
Delaware County (PA) Daily Times
added Mar 30, 2017 16:17
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[Pennsylvania] Research measures potentially damaging free radicals in cigarette smoke

Richie and colleagues wanted to find a reliable way to measure free radicals in cigarette smoke. The researchers developed a standardized protocol for measuring free radicals in smoke first by using a control cigarette and a technique called electron par
Penn State University
added Apr 1, 2017 18:43
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[Pennsylvania] Butt out at the beach: Beltzville, others join list of state parks banning smokes on the water

The beach at Carbon County’s Beltzville State Park will be a no-smoking zone as of Memorial Day weekend. The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has been instituting smoking restrictions since 2013. Beltzville and several other state parks j
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Mar 27, 2017 04:33
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Pennsylvania State Parks Going Smoke-Free at Beaches

Pennsylvania Ag Connection
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52
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[Pennsylvania] Beaches at Pymatuning, Chapman go smoke-free

Smoking is no longer allowed on at the Jamestown campground and Linesville beaches at Pymatuning State Park as the state expands a pilot program in place at several parks.
Erie (PA) Times-News
added Mar 22, 2017 16:52
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