Headlines Tagged with Pennsylvania — 5,267 headlines found
The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office has received a handful of calls from people asking about the ads, spokesman Joe Grace said. “We’re communicating clearly that there is no individual right or claim to any funds from the tobacco settlement,” he
Jul 5, 2017 Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Jul 5, 2017 19:22
[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.
Jul 1, 2017 Meadville (PA) Tribune
added Jul 1, 2017 19:48
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.
Jun 30, 2017 Reuters
added Jul 1, 2017 17:45
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
Jun 29, 2017 Libertarian Republic
added Jun 30, 2017 14:14
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.
Jun 19, 2017 Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 19, 2017 18:19
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
Jun 17, 2017 Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jun 17, 2017 14:17
[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
Jun 12, 2017 Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 12, 2017 21:49
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.
Jun 9, 2017 Milton (PA) Standard-Journal Newspapers
added Jun 9, 2017 12:14
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
Jun 9, 2017 Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jun 9, 2017 12:12
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
Jun 6, 2017 Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Jun 8, 2017 03:32