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[Pennsylvania] New tobacco regs in Philadelphia to take effect

New rules that seek to reduce smoking in Philadelphia by establishing tobacco-free school zones and increasing penalties for those retailers who sell to under aged children take effect Jan. 1. The Philadelphia Health Department adopted the regulations i
Philadelphia Business Journal
added Dec 30, 2016 16:40

[Pennsylvania] Lawsuit takes aim at new vaping tax

challenging the state's new vaping tax and awaiting a court date for the suit to be heard. Clarion-based Kingdom Vapor Inc. and Smoke 4 Less LLC last week filed a petition in Commonwealth Court seeking a declaratory judgment against the state Department
Central Penn Business Journal
added Jan 15, 2017 18:12

[Pennsylvania] LETTER: We support efforts to limit e-cigarette use

The Healthcare Council of Western Pennsylvania fully supports the efforts of the Allegheny County Health Department to limit the use of e-cigarettes in indoor public places where smoking lit tobacco products is already prohibited. These views were outlin
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 28, 2016 14:52

[Pennsylvania] VIDEO: 'Careless Smoking' Likely Cause of Deadly Montco Fire

Officials said one person was killed and 20 were displaced by an apartment fire in Pottstown overnight. That adult victim was found in a room on the second floor according to Fire Chief Richard Lengel.
NBC Philadelphia (NBC Local Media)
added Dec 23, 2016 20:16

[Pennsylvania] Vaping wholesaler sues state

a 40 percent tax on e-cigarettes, the liquid used inside them, as well as the many products associated with vaping...Mr. Oesterling filed a petition with the Commonwealth Court against the state Department of Revenue, seeking a declaratory judgment that t
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 22, 2016 15:56

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Butting out

Maybe the government should consider providing some smoking cessation help...should a citizen who must rely on the government — in other words his/her fellow taxpayers — to pay for his or her housing, really be paying $8 per day for a pack of cigarettes?
New Castle (PA) News
added Dec 21, 2016 19:11

[Pennsylvania] County's public housing will soon go smoke free

Residents of Neshannock Village, above, and the county's other 11 public housing complexes will be barred from smoking in their apartments starting in 2017, thanks to a new federal law. Residents of public housing in Lawrence County will soon be pr
New Castle (PA) News
added Dec 20, 2016 16:25

[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Good Samaritan, Philhaven applauded

South Central Tobacco-Free Coalition applauds two of Lebanon County’s largest employers – WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital and WellSpan Philhaven...recently announced that they will no longer hire employees who test positive for nicotine
Lebanon (PA) Daily News
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: The inconvenient truth about e-cigarettes

If you can’t pronounce it, don’t inhale it either. Consider the following: vegetable glycerin, propylene glycol, diethylene, formaldehyde, glycol, dimethylpyrazine, acetaldehyde, ethylpyrazine, malic acid, beta ionone, trimethylpyrazine. This isn’t a li
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Dec 19, 2016 20:25

[Pennsylvania] Philly Adds New Tobacco Permitting Regulations

In a move that may provide anti-smoking groups with an additional regulatory tactic, the Philadelphia Board of Health recently adopted new rules on permitting for tobacco retailers, tying the number of permits to population density and proximity to schoo
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41
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