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[Pennsylvania] Philadelphia’s Smoke-Free Housing Policy Is Proving Effective

Public housing residents in Philadelphia are getting a breath of fresh air: A new study presents evidence that a 2015 policy by the Philadelphia Housing Authority has led to lowered levels of second-hand smoke in the city’s public housing communities.
Pacific standard magazine and PSMag.com
added Feb 14, 2017 09:46
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Tobacco talk

we hesitate to endorse all of the American Lung Associations recommendations for Pennsylvania in its latest State of Tobacco Control report... Trying to force smokers who don’t want to quit to give up an activity they enjoy by lightening their wallets may
New Castle (PA) News
added Feb 13, 2017 14:53
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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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