Headlines Tagged with Pennsylvania — 5,241 headlines found
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
Mar 3, 2017 Amazon CloudFront
added Mar 4, 2017 18:01
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.
Mar 3, 2017 Law360
added Mar 3, 2017 20:47
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
Mar 3, 2017 Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Mar 3, 2017 03:46
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
Mar 1, 2017 WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:02
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."
Feb 28, 2017 NBC Philadelphia (NBC Local Media)
added Mar 1, 2017 16:29
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
Feb 27, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 28, 2017 17:24
[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.
Feb 22, 2017 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 22, 2017 19:17
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
Feb 17, 2017 The Triangle (Drexel University)
added Feb 17, 2017 21:16
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
Feb 14, 2017 Philly blogs
added Feb 14, 2017 10:57
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.
Feb 13, 2017 Pacific standard magazine and PSMag.com
added Feb 14, 2017 09:46