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[Pennsylvania] Friendship Through Football 20 years later: Culture shock, learning experiences in Russia

On a sunny Moscow day 20 years ago, nearly 100 Meadville football players and their coaches posed in Red Square...Other sources of culture shock included the sight of Russian children as young as 12 drinking vodka and smoking, several people said.
Meadville (PA) Tribune
added Jul 1, 2017 19:48
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Pennsylvania lawmakers pass spending plan but no revenue package

In order to close the gap, the state is considering borrowing $1 billion, to be repaid with money U.S. states still receive every year from their 1998 legal settlement with tobacco companies for health expenses.
Reuters
added Jul 1, 2017 17:45
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[Pennsylvania] BIRR: Massive Vaping Tax Is Crushing People’s ‘Businesses And Livelihoods’

A massive tax on electronic cigarettes is upending the vaping industry in Pennsylvania and is blamed for putting nearly 100 stores out of business since implementation. Lawmakers in the state passed a 40 percent tax on vaping products last summer that w
Libertarian Republic
added Jun 30, 2017 14:14
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Going up in smoke

That money will dissipate as the agreement ends over the next decade. Pennsylvania should rededicate the fund to anti-smoking efforts, and focus it on poor rural areas.
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 19, 2017 18:19
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Turn smoking war to poor

state governments began using some of that money for purposes other than smoking cessation and related health care. That money will dissipate as the agreement ends over the next decade. Pennsylvania should rededicate the fund to anti-smoking efforts and
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jun 17, 2017 14:17
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[Pennsylvania] Stricter anti-smoking law could negatively impact business, local bars, casino report

Baker said HB 1309 has wide support among his colleagues, so he is confident it will pass. He added that the bill is supported by more than 60 major organizations and special interest groups, Baker said, including the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 12, 2017 21:49
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[Pennsylvania] PRENTISS: Don’t include us in your master plan

here’s what I owe to smoking: One heart attack, 14 heart catheterizations, four balloon angioplasties,... All I’m asking is that you don’t include others, especially members of my family and me, in your plan.
Milton (PA) Standard-Journal Newspapers
added Jun 9, 2017 12:14
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Second-hand reformation

thousands of workers in establishments exempted from the ban continue to involuntarily endure the serious health risks of exposure. Baker’s bill would end the unwarranted exemptions for casino gambling areas and for bars
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 9, 2017 12:12
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[Pennsylvania] First test for new indoor smoking ban is delayed in Pa. House

A new bill to end most exceptions to Pennsylvania's 10-year-old indoor smoking ban saw its first test vote delayed Tuesday. Sponsor Matt Baker, a Republican from Bradford County, said he is making some refinements to the bill that he hopes will broaden
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 8, 2017 03:32
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[Pennsylvania] McCandless officials stiffen penalty for smoking in parks

Town council has voted unanimously to ban smoking from its five recreation facilities: Wall Park, Vestal Field Complex and Trail, Devlin Park, Lorraine G. Rogers Soccer Field and the Vincentian Recreation Complex.
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jun 5, 2017 14:45
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