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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Second-hand reformation

thousands of workers in establishments exempted from the ban continue to involuntarily endure the serious health risks of exposure. Baker’s bill would end the unwarranted exemptions for casino gambling areas and for bars
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 9, 2017 12:12

[Pennsylvania] First test for new indoor smoking ban is delayed in Pa. House

A new bill to end most exceptions to Pennsylvania's 10-year-old indoor smoking ban saw its first test vote delayed Tuesday. Sponsor Matt Baker, a Republican from Bradford County, said he is making some refinements to the bill that he hopes will broaden
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 8, 2017 03:32

[Pennsylvania] McCandless officials stiffen penalty for smoking in parks

Town council has voted unanimously to ban smoking from its five recreation facilities: Wall Park, Vestal Field Complex and Trail, Devlin Park, Lorraine G. Rogers Soccer Field and the Vincentian Recreation Complex.
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jun 5, 2017 14:45

[Pennsylvania] Researchers study dangers of thirdhand smoke

FOX 29's Joyce Evans went to Eileen MacCormac's routine breathing test. This is every month along with 2 shots of a steroid serum. Cigarette smoke is an arch-enemy. She's been telling people for years whether there's smoke in a room, outside a room, s
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:34

[Pennsylvania] Bethel Park considers making municipal parks smoke-free zones

The state Department of Health and Tobacco Free Allegheny has been encouraging Pennsylvania communities to make their parks and playgrounds tobacco-free for several years as part of its Young Lungs at Play program. In Allegheny County, at least 61 munici
The Almanac (Pittsburgh, PA)
added May 24, 2017 15:52

[Pennsylvania] FAUST: Secondhand smoke causes problems

Almost half (46.8 percent) of Black nonsmokers in the United States are exposed to secondhand smoke. Secondhand smoke exposure is higher among people with low incomes. two out of every 5 (43.2 percent) nonsmokers who lived below the poverty level were ex
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added May 23, 2017 12:52

Smoking ban pushed for all Pennsylvania casinos, bars

In the Rivers Casino parking garage on the North Shore, a Post-Gazette survey of 22 people last week showed that by a nearly 2-1 ratio, casino-goers opposed the current policy of allowing the smoking of cigarettes in designated areas. Fourteen people sai
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added May 23, 2017 12:51

[Pennsylvania] Legislators oppose, want changes to state House bill expanding smoking ban

A small sampling of southwest Pennsylvania legislators’ initial thoughts on a bill that would eliminate many of the exemptions to the state’s smoking ban found either opposition or conditional support if changes are made. “The intentions of the bill are
Beaver County (PA) Times / Allegheny Times
added May 14, 2017 21:03

[Pennsylvania] Smoking woman who sprayed GAS on customer who told her to stub out her cigarette is jailed for up to six years

Police say Meshoppen resident Kimberly Brinton, 51, was pumping gas with a lit cigarette at Mehoopany Dandy Mart when Tami Donovan told her to put it out.... Brinton pleaded guilty Tuesday to risking a catastrophe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 13, 2017 01:44

[Pennsylvania] Tobacco Shop Files Brief To Support Remand Of Tax Lawsuit ($$)

to remand a case in which it challenges a state tax on tobacco products because it is challenging a state law and not just the Pennsylvania’s Department of Revenue’s interpretation of what products should be taxed (East Coast Vapor LLC v. Pennsylvania Dep
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2017 14:57
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