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[Pennsylvania] Bill Would Close Exemptions in PA Smoke-Free Law

the law also allowed many exceptions to the indoor smoking ban. "In 2008, I guess you could say, they picked winners and losers in the bill so the remaining exemptions, the big ones, are the remaining bars and restaurants that allow smoking, private club
Public News Service (PNS)
added May 9, 2017 20:12

[Pennsylvania] University of Maryland team uses Amish to study ill effects of secondhand smoke

"It was surprising that we found anything at all, and I think that this really tells us how detrimental secondhand smoke can be," said Reed, who is also a pulmonary and critical care specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center. "I think there
Baltimore (MD) Sun
added May 9, 2017 14:45

[Pennsylvania] Gender differences in first and secondhand smoke exposure, spirometric lung function and cardiometabolic health in the old order Amish: A novel population without female smoking [FREE FULL TEXT]

secondhand smoke exposure is associated with a greater burden of risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Sex differences in correlations could reflect differences in exposure patterns, mechanisms, or susceptibilities.
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 9, 2017 14:44

[Pennsylvania] What You Need to Know If Your Partner Smokes​

As part of an ongoing research partnership with the an Amish community in Pennsylvania, researchers... Turns out, even the trace amounts of smoke you’re breathing in while around a smoker can do real damage. Men exposed to secondhand smoke showed higher
Men's Health Magazine
added May 9, 2017 13:47

[Pennsylvania] Secondhand Smoke Ups Heart Disease in Unique Group of Female Nonsmokers – Amish Women

The research, conducted in a Pennsylvania Amish community where virtually no women smoke, found that women who were exposed to secondhand smoke had a greater risk for cardiovascular disease, while men exposed to secondhand smoke tended to have a higher bo
added May 9, 2017 13:44

[Pennsylvania] Permit Rule Halts 7-Eleven Expansion

New tobacco-permitting rules put in place late last year by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health may have led 7-Eleven to drop plans for 35 new franchised convenience stores in the city, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 8, 2017 19:09

[Pennsylvania] Philadelphia Retailers Battle Tobacco and Soda Regulations

Delaware Valley 7-Eleven franchisers organization told, that previous plans for 35 additional stores in Philadelphia and the jobs those stores would bring are now a no go, as most of the stores would need to open without a cigarette sales permi
Convenience Store Decisions
added May 5, 2017 12:38

[Pennsylvania] BYKOFSKY: Inconvenience story: How Philly is attacking 7-Elevens

The store owners don’t want to see eighth graders puffing on Camel Lights. The issue is government overreach, allowing the Health Department to wreck the value of a business that sells a legal product. Why does Philadelphia seem set on driving small busin
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added May 5, 2017 12:37

[New York, Pennsylvania] Pair charged with smuggling non-taxed cigarettes

Police say two men sold untaxed cigarettes in Luzerne and Columbia Counties. Police say the two would meet at a Weis parking lot here in the Back Mountain, and then drive to the Tonawanda Reservation near Buffalo, New York. Then, after buying up huge quan
WOLF FOX56 (Wilkes-Barre, PA)
added Apr 26, 2017 12:46

[Pennsylvania] Hookah bars now legal in restricted Bristol Township area, as intended solution to noise ($$)

Hookah bars are now permissible under new zoning in Bristol Township, but anyone looking to set up shop in parts of the township may see their chance go up in smoke.
Bucks County (PA) Courier Times
added Apr 22, 2017 22:22
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