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[Pennsylvania] More students vape on campus as administration considers ban on tobacco products

Since Lunsford began vaping four years ago, he has witnessed a dramatic evolution in public perceptions of his hobby as the numbers of vapers grew. During his five months at Valley Vapes — a downtown State College store specializing in e-cigarettes and
Penn State University
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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[Pennsylvania] Will Penn State University go tobacco-free?

President Eric Barron will review the recommendation and will announce a final decision by the end of the semester. If Penn State becomes a smoke-free university, it will be the 11th Big Ten school to do so, and would join 1,500 other college campuses a
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Oct 3, 2017 12:56
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[Pennsylvania] University task force recommends implementing tobacco-free policy

The Penn State Smoke Free/Tobacco Free Task Force, in an effort to enhance the health of the entire Penn State community, has concluded its evaluation of options and is recommending to make Penn State a tobacco-free University. The findings of the task f
Penn State University
added Oct 3, 2017 12:57
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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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