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[Pennsylvania] Moon Township parks now tobacco free

The township has joined a growing list of Allegheny County communities participating in Young Lungs at Play, a program that aims to create tobacco free public parks, playing fields and playgrounds to eliminate children’s exposure to secondhand smoke. To
Beaver County (PA) Times / Allegheny Times
added Mar 13, 2018 04:26
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[Pennsylvania] SPIEGLER: Assessment of Maher's tenure misses mark

retiring Republican state Rep. John Maher...a smoker, shamefully voted against the Clean Indoor Air Act...Did he see no conflict of interest in voting on the measure as one who wished to continue inflicting secondhand smoke on others? How many of us would
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Mar 11, 2018 14:46
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[Pennsylvania] Moon passes resolution banning smoking at township recreational areas

There will be no more lighting up tobacco products at playgrounds, fields, parks and recreational areas in Moon. Supervisors passed a resolution to participate in Allegheny County Young Lungs at Play, a program established to eliminate children's exposu
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Mar 6, 2018 18:26
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[Pennsylvania] Most PA students tobacco-free, but vaping and cigarette use still a concern

Most of Pennsylvania's high school and middle school students are tobacco-free, but the use of cigarettes, and their digital counterpart, e-cigarettes, is still a cause for concern, according to Penn State researchers. The survey, which was given to stud
EurekAlert
added Mar 2, 2018 00:14
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[Pennsylvania] E-cigarettes were the most popular product with middle schoolers at 2.3 percent, and cigarettes were the most popular with high schoolers at 11 percent.

Most of Pennsylvania’s high school and middle school students are tobacco-free, but the use of cigarettes, and their digital counterpart, e-cigarettes, is still a cause for concern, according to Penn State researchers. The survey, which was given to stud
Penn State University
added Feb 26, 2018 22:40
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[Pennsylvania] Prison for tobacco seller who skirted IRS on bulk sales

A Stroudsburg tobacco distributor was sentenced to prison for skirting the IRS on cash payments and helping another business evade taxes, federal prosecutors said. Kamlesh Patel, 60, was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison and two years of supervised
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05
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[Massachusetts, Pennsylvania] Pa. Man Gets 1 Year For Aiding Tobacco Tax Evasion ($$)

A Pennsylvania distributor was sentenced to a year and a day behind bars in Massachusetts federal court Wednesday after pleading guilty to helping a Bay State wholesaler avoid paying more than $9.6 million in taxes on massive shipments of tobacco products
Law360
added Feb 22, 2018 23:31
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[Pennsylvania] Housing authority adopts smoke-free rule

The Altoona Housing Authority on Wednesday adopted a smoke-free policy for its public housing complexes and offices, in keeping with a Department of Housing and Urban Development rule that went into effect a year ago. Beginning July 30, no one may smoke
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Feb 15, 2018 17:35
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[Pennsylvania] Easton officials wary about decriminalizing marijuana

An Easton council member is pushing for marijuana decriminalization... Mayor Sal Panto called the bill a dangerous superseding of state laws. Council member Ken Brown said he worried it would bring marijuana smokers onto the streets where secondhand smo
WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Allentown, PA)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:39
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[Pennsylvania] Lawsuit Alleges Raven Resort In New Hope Was Used To Launder Vast Amounts Of Cash

the company he and Rajiv Ambani own, Megawholesale, Inc., generates $100 million annually in tobacco sales, a substantial part of which is undocumented and unreported because Megawholesale encourages its vendors to pay in cash.”
New Hope (PA) Free Press
added Feb 4, 2018 18:56
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