Headlines Tagged with Pennsylvania — 5,276 headlines found
State lawmakers are considering expanding the Clean Indoor Act, House Bill 1309, to include 100 percent of public establishments - including bars, restaurants, casinos and clubs to be smoke free.
May 9, 2017 YourErie.com
added May 10, 2017 04:07
House Bill 1309 , introduced Friday by House Health Committee Chairman Matthew Baker, R-Tioga County, would scrap a list of exemptions in the 2008 Clean Indoor Air Act that let some businesses continue to allow smoking under certain conditions.
May 9, 2017 Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added May 10, 2017 04:06
The bill would get rid of a list of exemptions in the 2008 Clean Indoor Air Act that lets businesses continue to allow smoking under certain conditions. Bars can still allow smoking under the 2008 law if 20-percent or less of its sales come from food.
May 9, 2017 KDKA-TV (Pittsburgh, PA)
added May 9, 2017 21:03
Backers of proposed legislation to eliminate exemptions in Pennsylvania’s Clean Indoor Air Act say it would extend protections from the dangers of second-hand smoke in places like casinos, and also cover newer tobacco-related products such as e-cigarettes
May 9, 2017 Sanatoga (PA) Post
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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
May 9, 2017 Public News Service (PNS)
added May 9, 2017 20:12
"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
May 9, 2017 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.
Mar 31, 2017 PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added May 9, 2017 14:44
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
May 8, 2017 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
May 5, 2017 Newswise
added May 9, 2017 13:44
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.
May 5, 2017 CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added May 8, 2017 19:09