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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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[Pennsylvania] Poll: Do you support campus-wide smoking bans at colleges?

Cedar Crest College has taken its restrictions on smoking to a new level, banning smoking, other tobacco uses and vaping on the entire campus.
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Aug 28, 2017 17:07
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[Pennsylvania] No butts about it: This Lehigh Valley college going totally smoke free

On Monday, the Allentown school become a completely smoke-free and tobacco-free campus. Other Lehigh Valley schools limit smoking to specific areas, but none have taken such a hard stance, according to a review of their policies.
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Aug 26, 2017 17:26
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[Pennsylvania] Guard charged in prison assault

told investigators that he told Zeiders the inmates’ plan to get the tobacco from the other inmate if the man would not give it up voluntarily. Police allege the inmates used a “shank” to threaten the inmate, and while Carroll and Ramsey stood as lookout
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban in public housing is the right thing to do

This is not the time to get into the pathology of nicotine addiction but it’s fair to assume that dedicated smokers will attempt to run afoul of the new policy. It’s one thing to have a policy; enforcing it is another matter. To that end, the housing a
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[Pennsylvania] truth and Kevin Lyons Partner with Cotopaxi to Inspire Tobacco-Free Lives

truth joins ...Cotopaxi, the outdoor gear company on a mission to alleviate poverty, move people to do good and inspire adventure, are joining forces to make positive changes in local communities and take a stand against tobacco. truth will join Cotopaxi
PR Newswire
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Pennsylvania] Dangers of secondhand, thirdhand smoke

What you can do to reduce the health risks of passive smoking In your home: Don’t let anyone smoke in your home. Where children spend time: Every organization dealing with children should have a smoking policy that effectively protects children from ex
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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[Pennsylvania] Locally And In State, Tobacco Use Still A Problem

Last year’s tax increase on tobacco products should help discourage smoking, especially among young people, according to Diane Phillips...But the smoke-free workplace law passed in 2008 still has loopholes, she claimed, especially for hospitality workers
Sanatoga (PA) Post
added Aug 4, 2017 14:47
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