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[Pennsylvania] TEENS RISE UP AND GET REAL TO END SMOKING IN PHILADELPHIA AND BEYOND

3rd Annual #RealTalkTobacco #RISE Youth Summit to help Philadelphia be the first city in the US to have a 0% Youth Smoking Rate
GlobeNewswire
added May 12, 2018 17:09
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[Pennsylvania] What Is Thirdhand Smoking? Study Reveals How Tobacco Residue Can Spread Indoors

Thirdhand smoke (THS) refers to the residue of nicotine and other chemicals that linger in a room long after a cigarette is extinguished. This residue can remain on indoor surfaces such as clothing, carpets, walls, or furniture. While the dangers of seco
Medical Daily
added May 10, 2018 17:31
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[Pennsylvania] What Is Thirdhand Smoking? Study Reveals How Tobacco Residue Can Spread Indoors

Thirdhand smoke (THS) refers to the residue of nicotine and other chemicals that linger in a room long after a cigarette is extinguished. This residue can remain on indoor surfaces such as clothing, carpets, walls, or furniture. While the dangers of seco
Medical Daily
added May 10, 2018 17:31
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[Pennsylvania] This room was off-limits to smokers, but its air contained surprising amounts of 'thirdhand smoke'

Pop quiz: If you sampled the air in an empty college classroom where smoking is not permitted, what is the last thing you'd expect to find? If you guessed "cigarette smoke," you're in good company. Peter DeCarlo, an air quality researcher at Drexel Univ
Los Angeles Times
added May 10, 2018 17:28
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[Pennsylvania] As vaping gathers steam with students, school districts struggle to keep up

For some students, dismissal time at Emmaus High School means congregating at a corner known as “Smoker’s Island” to do what generations of American high schoolers have done: fire up an after-school cigarette. But the tradition has changed. Acrid clouds
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added May 9, 2018 15:08
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[Pennsylvania] PSU’s burn ban: School to prohibit smoking, vaping ($$)

Penn State is the 11th school in the Big Ten Conference to implement a smoke-free policy. The university cited the health and well-being of its students, employees and visitors as a reason for the move. The new policy will allow non-smokers to avoid exp
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Apr 25, 2018 10:22
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[Pennsylvania] Penn State, perhaps a little behind the curve, is banning smoking on campus

The new policy will cover the use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, and other tobacco products, according to a university release. "The health of our faculty, staff and students is a top priority for the University, and this
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Apr 21, 2018 16:39
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[Pennsylvania] Penn State to initiate tobacco and smoke-free campus policy university-wide

Products including cigarettes, cigars, e-cigarettes, pipes, smokeless tobacco and all nicotine delivery devices will be prohibited from campus, according to Penn State News. Tobacco use for cultural or religious practices will be exempt from this policy
Penn State University
added Apr 20, 2018 17:21
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[Pennsylvania] Penn State to adopt tobacco-free policy across all campuses

will move to become tobacco and smoke‐free across all campuses beginning with a launch in fall 2018. The use of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, pipes, smokeless tobacco, all nicotine delivery devices and other tobacco products will be prohibited across
Penn State University
added Apr 19, 2018 23:35
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[Pennsylvania] Cancer Patients, Survivors Urge PA Lawmakers to Act

"The General Assembly has decided to borrow against Pennsylvania's Tobacco Settlement," she said, "and in fiscal year 2019-20, we're concerned about funding for tobacco prevention and cessation programs." The current state budget includes $362 million
Public News Service (PNS)
added Apr 18, 2018 13:26
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