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[Pennsylvania] UPMC-Pitt Health Sciences Community Speaks Out in Support of E-Cigarette Regulations

University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences (UPMC)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:20
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[Pennsylvania] OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL: BUDGET REQUEST FISCAL YEAR 2017 2018 (PDF)

Tobacco Law Enforcement This appropriation is requesting a $170,000 or 8.7 percent increase in funding to cover mandatory pay and benefit increases and 1 additional position to help the Commonwealth receive the full amount it can receive under the Tobac
Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 4, 2017 18:01
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. AG Wants More Resources For Tobacco Litigation ($$)

to litigate required payments under the 1998 tobacco master settlement...He said that research suggests that cigarettes are missing a required chemical additive that prevents them from combusting when not being smoked.
Law360
added Mar 3, 2017 20:47
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[Pennsylvania] Allegheny County Council likely to vote on e-cigarette ban

Allegheny County Council likely will vote Tuesday on a bill that would ban the use of electronic vapor devices in public places. Nine members, sitting as the county’s Health and Human Services Committee, on Wednesday voted 6-2 to send the proposal to fu
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Mar 3, 2017 03:46
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[Pennsylvania] Smoking ban in public housing cleans up air, sets Philly as national model

Well ahead of the curve, the Philadelphia Housing Authority prohibited smoking in its properties in 2015. A new study documents some recent success by the Philadelphia Housing Authority, the largest agency in the country to have banned smoking in all it
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
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[Pennsylvania] Cigar Smoking Among Philadelphia Teens Surpasses Cigarette Use: Report

Philadelphia’s Commissioner of Public Health Dr. Thomas A. Farley says the "shift away from cigarettes" is being caused by cheap tobacco products that are "marketed in ways specifically designed to attract our kids."
NBC Philadelphia (NBC Local Media)
added Mar 1, 2017 16:29
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[Pennsylvania] Bill advances to ban flavored electronic smoking devices

An Assembly committee on Monday advanced the ban. It also approved a bill that would prohibit the use of coupons and promotional offers for tobacco and vapor products. The bill's co-sponsor, Assemblyman Herb Conway Jr., who is a physician, says the goal
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2017 17:24
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[Pennsylvania] Smoker suffers severe burns after accidentally lighting his hooded sweatshirt on fire while having a cigarette

A man accidentally lit his hooded sweatshirt on fire while smoking outside a Pennsylvania mall and badly burned himself, police say. The incident happened Tuesday evening outside the Palmer Park Mall near Easton, according to Palmer Township police.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 22, 2017 19:17
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[Pennsylvania] Airborne nicotine down in public housing after new policy

A 2015 policy change had led to a reduction in the airborne nicotine levels in Philadelphia public housing, a Drexel University study indicates. Ann Klassen came to the Dornsife School of Public Health in 2011 and was awarded the Community Transformatio
The Triangle (Drexel University)
added Feb 17, 2017 21:16
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[Pennsylvania] HIMELSTEIN: Teens using cigars: What you should know

Why teenagers? Perhaps because cigars are being marketed to them. Some cigars contain candy and fruit flavoring, such as strawberry or grape. Some cigars are sold as a single stick, making them cheaper and easier to get. Tobacco is tobacco, right? Clo
Philly blogs
added Feb 14, 2017 10:57
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