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[Pennsylvania] Penn State task force recommends making university tobacco-free

Penn State Smoke-Free/Tobacco-Free Task Force has recommended that the university become tobacco-free. ... The task force also recommends creating an Office for Tobacco-Free Penn State, having a soft launch of the policy for the Spring 2018 semester, crea
WJAC-TV NBC 6 (Johnstown, PA)
added Oct 3, 2017 12:54
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[Pennsylvania] Smoking material caused fire that killed expectant mom, boys

HAMBURG, Pa. (AP) - Investigators say discarded smoking material caused a fire that killed a pregnant woman and her two young sons in Pennsylvania. State police in Berks County ruled the Sept. 2 fire accidental. Police said Thursday there was no evidenc
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 1, 2017 01:05
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[Pennsylvania] ‘I’m not going to give up:' Mother in cancer battle celebrates newborn’s life

If it had its own category, lung cancer in non-smokers would rank among the top 10 fatal cancers in the nation. Possible causes are radon gas, secondhand smoke, exposure to carcinogens like asbestos and diesel exhaust, air pollution and gene mutations, a
Pottsville (PA) Republican
added Sep 30, 2017 21:35
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Poll: Pennsylvanians back expanding no-smoking laws to bars, casinos, clubs

A new poll released Tuesday by a coalition of an anti-smoking groups shows widespread support among Pennsylvania voters for expanding no-smoking laws to social clubs, bars and casinos. “In Pennsylvania, tobacco will claim an estimated 22,000 lives this
Beaver County (PA) Times / Allegheny Times
added Sep 27, 2017 21:13
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[Pennsylvania] PA Voters Favor Closing Clean Indoor Air Loopholes

More than two-thirds of Pennsylvania voters favor passing a law that would prohibit smoking inside all workplaces in the state, according to a new poll from Breathe Free Pennsylvania. In the survey, 69 percent of voters said they support legislation to c
Public News Service (PNS)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:32
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Six Colleges and Universities Receive Grants to Pursue 100% Tobacco-Free Campuses Across Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh Temple University (Philadelphia) Lincoln University (Philadelphia) Community College of Philadelphia Cheyney University Community College of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh)
PR Newswire
added Sep 20, 2017 22:07
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[Pennsylvania] County declares Green tobacco, smoke-free

Tioga County commissioners adopted a resolution to make The Green in Wellsboro both smoke and tobacco-free. The county-owned park is the site of festivals, Relay for Life, Vacation Bible Schools, concerts and frequent stop of visitors and residents.
Wellsboro (PA) Gazette
added Sep 15, 2017 01:57
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Pennsylvania could halt spending on Friday without budget

But tax-averse Republicans in the House balked and did not pass their own bill until Wednesday night. It proposes no new taxes but would raise about $1 billion by selling a portion of the funding stream from the 1998 tobacco settlement, in which tobacco
Reuters
added Sep 15, 2017 01:19
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[Pennsylvania] Vape tax brings in millions - and is said to close over 100 Pa. businesses

But if there’s one thing he and nearly everyone else in the industry hate, it’s the levy that threatens their very enterprise: the 40 percent tax on their products imposed by the Pennsylvania legislature last year. Next month, it will have been one yea
Philly.com
added Sep 7, 2017 01:54
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Pennsylvania's vape tax: Good for state, bad for business?

But despite the tax's popularity among lawmakers, vape shop business owners say the levy is forcing many of them to shut down. More than a quarter of the state’s estimated 400 shops have closed, the Vapor Technology Association says. In order to stay op
Fox News
added Sep 7, 2017 01:51
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