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Pennsylvania Department of Revenue Newsletter Reminds Taxpayers of Recent Changes

Payment for the new tax on other tobacco products is due by December 29, 2016...Other tobacco products include e-cigarettes, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff, and any other tobacco products for chewing, ingesting, or smoking, except cigars. The tax on
PR Newswire
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Our view: Smoking ban clears air, saves money

Numbers provided by the government make a sound, convincing case for the ban, especially when the interests of taxpayers are factored in.
Erie (PA) Times-News
added Dec 9, 2016 21:38
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[Pennsylvania] Erie Housing Authority to seek federal guidance on new smoking ban

The Erie Housing Authority is determining how it will enforce a new federal rule that bans smoking in public housing units nationwide. Deputy Director Michael Fraley said the authority will seek guidance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Dev
Erie (PA) Times-News
added Dec 4, 2016 20:53
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[Pennsylvania] Wawa Questions Philly Tobacco Proposals

Wawa Inc., which has been aggressively expanding in the Center City area of Philadelphia, said it may stop opening new stores if a series of proposed regulations relating to tobacco retailing are adopted. The Wawa, Pa.-based chain opened its Broad Street
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 3, 2016 02:11
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[Pennsylvania] Wawa threatens to stop opening stores in Phila. ($$)

The retailer, along with other stores, are worried about proposed regulations by the city's Health Department that aim to curb the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products.
Philadelphia Business Journal
added Dec 3, 2016 02:10
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[Pennsylvania] Local authority hot on smoking ban

Brown said Wednesday. “I don’t like secondhand smoke, (either): It bothers me.” Still, the Altoona Housing Authority board member thinks the Department of Housing and Urban Development went too far Wednesday with its ban on smoking in all public housing,
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Dec 2, 2016 22:16
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[Pennsylvania] 'Well-connected' cigar industry spared tax in Pa.

While Pennsylvania's newly opened vape shops sweat their survival, the state's storied cigar industry can breathe easy for at least another year. It's a conundrum that's unsettling to vape shop owners who wonder why their jobs seem to matter less. The L
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Nov 28, 2016 02:02
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[Pennsylvania] PA Department of Health Offers Resources to Help Smokers Quit During the Annual Great American Smokeout

"It can be difficult to quit smoking, but a person's chances of success dramatically increase if they have the resources and support structure they need," said Secretary Murphy. "The Department of Health offers services that can help smokers quit for goo
PR Newswire
added Nov 19, 2016 17:40
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[Pennsylvania] Allegheny County Council members still mulling e-cigarette ban proposal

Allegheny County Council members were split Thursday about a proposed ban on vaping in public places, but three signaled they're leaning toward supporting it. “You still have the option to go outside and smoke just like someone smoking a cigarette. I, p
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Nov 4, 2016 17:24
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[Pennsylvania] Allegheny County Health Board Bans Indoor Vaping

The Allegheny County Board of Health has placed e-cigarettes under nearly all of the same regulations as traditional cigarettes when it comes to use indoors. The vote Wednesday came after a series of speakers asked for the policy to be rejected. Former
WESA 90.5 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:52
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