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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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[Pennsylvania] Snapchat video shows alcohol being forced down throats of alligators

shows alcohol being forced down the throats of two small alligators. Another clip shows the reptile being picked up by its tail with a burning cigarette shoved in its mouth. .. We showed the video to the the director of law enforcement for the SPCA who ha
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 1, 2017 17:19
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Progress on smoking age

As state lawmakers considered poaching money from the anti-tobacco fund to help balance the state budget, they also should act on a readily available way to reduce the vast personal and public costs of smoking. Progress against smoking has been slower
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jul 31, 2017 23:33
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. Court Says State Can't Dismiss Vaping Tax Lawsuit ($$)

U.S. District Judge John Jones III held that East Coast Vapor LLC, a retail shop in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, had sufficiently established that it would be affected by the tax and although there was a potential state administrative remedy, it would suffe
Law360
added Jul 21, 2017 17:59
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL Long-ago blast demonstrates the necessity of regulations

It happened July 17, 1891, when a load of nitroglycerin and dynamite being hauled on a wagon on East Maiden Street blew up. ... Think about it. Nitroglycerin. Dynamite. Hay. And a cigar. What could have possibly gone wrong? One hesitates to say “never,
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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Xcaliber International Announces New Product Certifications in Pennsylvania

Cigarette brands Berley and 24/7 have been added to Pennsylvania's Tobacco Product Manufacturers Directory, joining two other brands already approved for retail sales. "Given Pennsylvania's increase in cigarette taxes last year, we noticed growing consum
PR Newswire
added Jul 16, 2017 20:08
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[Pennsylvania] Scams promise a piece of high-profile government settlements

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
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Jul 5, 2017 19:22
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[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.
Meadville (PA) Tribune
added Jul 1, 2017 19:48
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Pennsylvania lawmakers pass spending plan but no revenue package

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.
Reuters
added Jul 1, 2017 17:45
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