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[Pennsylvania] Tobacco Sales Permit Restrictions Rise in Philly

The regulation will limit the number of new permits to one retailer per 1,000 residents, taking into account daytime commuters. It will also prohibit new tobacco permits for retailers operating within 500 feet of a K-12 school. At least one notable c-s
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Feb 10, 2017 23:42
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[Pennsylvania] SNYDER: Send tobacco ban up in smoke

Campus smoking bans don’t and shouldn’t work. It’s time we let them go, in favor of a more nuanced, fairer approach that gives space for both smokers and non-smokers. We need to balance respect for individuals’ choices regarding their health and the acco
Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh)
added Feb 9, 2017 16:36
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[Pennsylvania] Smoke-Free Public Housing Cuts Secondhand Fumes

Secondhand smoke exposure has dropped dramatically among public housing residents in Philadelphia since the introduction of a smoke-free policy, a new study finds. Researchers assessed nicotine levels in four Philadelphia Housing Authority properties be
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 9, 2017 00:40
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[Pennsylvania] Allegheny County Council Vaping Ban Hearing Draws Mixed Reactions

Nearly two-thirds of those who spoke at an Allegheny County Council public hearing Monday night came out against expanding the ban... Before the 23 speakers were allowed to give their testimony, council members heard from a panel of eight experts on the
WESA 90.5 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Feb 8, 2017 04:05
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[Pennsylvania] Duquesne students struggle to find places to smoke

student-wide email was sent out from Dr. Douglas Frizzell, the vice president of Duquesne student life, reminding everyone of the campus smoking policy. The email was sent out due to a recent complaint of students smoking near the Towers Hall air vents, r
Duquesne Duke
added Feb 3, 2017 03:31
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[Pennsylvania] Study: Prohibiting smoking in PHA properties drastically reduced secondhand smoke exposure

as a recent study out of Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health reveals, simply implementing a smoke-free policy was enough to account for drastic reductions in the amount of secondhand smoke drifting through the air, including seeping into
PhillyVoice.com
added Jan 31, 2017 17:16
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[Pennsylvania] SMOKE-FREE POLICY CUTS NICOTINE DETECTED IN PHILADELPHIA PUBLIC HOUSING IN HALF: STUDY

Klassen and her team found that although the number of places where nicotine was detected remained unchanged, the levels of detected nicotine were reduced by almost half after the policy was enacted. “This is encouraging,” Klassen said. “These data show
DrexelNow
added Jan 30, 2017 18:29
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Despite cigarette tax increase, Pennsylvania gets another failing grade on tobacco control

"The 15th annual report grades states and the federal government on policies to prevent and reduce tobacco use," Fox43 reported, noting that most other state and the federal government also received poor marks. "Pennsylvania has not increased the age of
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Jan 28, 2017 21:16
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[Pennsylvania] Vaping Activists Descend On State Capitol To Blast 40 Percent Tax

Crowds of vape shop owners descended on the Pennsylvania state Capitol building to pressure lawmakers to act on reforming a tax that’s forcing businesses throughout the state to close. The protest, organized by the Pennsylvania Vape Association Monday,
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Jan 25, 2017 19:07
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[Pennsylvania] Can Allegheny County enact its vaping ban?

The Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association is questioning whether Allegheny County has the legal authority to institute a proposed vaping ban that's been in the works since May. A Jan. 12 letter to Allegheny County Council members from the Wester
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51
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