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[Pennsylvania] Researchers study dangers of thirdhand smoke

FOX 29's Joyce Evans went to Eileen MacCormac's routine breathing test. This is every month along with 2 shots of a steroid serum. Cigarette smoke is an arch-enemy. She's been telling people for years whether there's smoke in a room, outside a room, s
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:34

[Pennsylvania] Bethel Park considers making municipal parks smoke-free zones

The state Department of Health and Tobacco Free Allegheny has been encouraging Pennsylvania communities to make their parks and playgrounds tobacco-free for several years as part of its Young Lungs at Play program. In Allegheny County, at least 61 munici
The Almanac (Pittsburgh, PA)
added May 24, 2017 15:52

[Pennsylvania] FAUST: Secondhand smoke causes problems

Almost half (46.8 percent) of Black nonsmokers in the United States are exposed to secondhand smoke. Secondhand smoke exposure is higher among people with low incomes. two out of every 5 (43.2 percent) nonsmokers who lived below the poverty level were ex
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added May 23, 2017 12:52

Smoking ban pushed for all Pennsylvania casinos, bars

In the Rivers Casino parking garage on the North Shore, a Post-Gazette survey of 22 people last week showed that by a nearly 2-1 ratio, casino-goers opposed the current policy of allowing the smoking of cigarettes in designated areas. Fourteen people sai
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added May 23, 2017 12:51

[Pennsylvania] Legislators oppose, want changes to state House bill expanding smoking ban

A small sampling of southwest Pennsylvania legislators’ initial thoughts on a bill that would eliminate many of the exemptions to the state’s smoking ban found either opposition or conditional support if changes are made. “The intentions of the bill are
Beaver County (PA) Times / Allegheny Times
added May 14, 2017 21:03

[Pennsylvania] Smoking woman who sprayed GAS on customer who told her to stub out her cigarette is jailed for up to six years

Police say Meshoppen resident Kimberly Brinton, 51, was pumping gas with a lit cigarette at Mehoopany Dandy Mart when Tami Donovan told her to put it out.... Brinton pleaded guilty Tuesday to risking a catastrophe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 13, 2017 01:44

[Pennsylvania] Tobacco Shop Files Brief To Support Remand Of Tax Lawsuit ($$)

to remand a case in which it challenges a state tax on tobacco products because it is challenging a state law and not just the Pennsylvania’s Department of Revenue’s interpretation of what products should be taxed (East Coast Vapor LLC v. Pennsylvania Dep
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2017 14:57

[Pennsylvania] Why the Amish are uniquely qualified for a secondhand smoke study

What's more, the Amish mainly smoke cigars and pipes, which produce more harmful forms of secondhand smoke than cigarettes. And since everyone knows everyone in the Amish community, it was easier to track who had and hadn't been exposed.
added May 11, 2017 00:34
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[Pennsylvania] What secondhand smoke researchers learned from Lancaster County's Amish population

Lead investigator Dr. Robert M. Reed said the study “confirms prior findings and extends them by adding to the degree of certainty,” in part because unlike the population at large, lifestyle is so consistent across the Amish community.
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added May 11, 2017 00:34

[Pennsylvania] Cheyney recognizes winning design, tobacco-free goal

Cheyney University celebrated the unveiling of a new campus monument last week as part of the school’s “Be Free 2018” initiative and to recognize three students whose design won a national competition. The winning design will provide a reminder of the c
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added May 11, 2017 00:34
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