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[Pennsylvania] Can Allegheny County enact its vaping ban?

The Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association is questioning whether Allegheny County has the legal authority to institute a proposed vaping ban that's been in the works since May. A Jan. 12 letter to Allegheny County Council members from the Wester
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51

[New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia] Police nab alleged cigarette smugglers during I-78 traffic stop in Upper Macungie

Three men who police say were smuggling cigarettes from Virginia to New York were stopped and arrested Monday night on Interstate 78 in Upper Macungie Township, according to court records. The three men, all from Astoria, N.Y., were in a minivan stopped
Allentown (PA) Morning Call
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51

[Pennsylvania] President Eric Barron announces formation of task force to explore smoke-free campus options

Both undergraduate and graduate student governments have made strides to explore this possibility in the past. UPUA Speaker of the Assembly and member of the newly formed task force, Alex Shockley said the idea for a smoke-free campus originated in stud
Penn State University
added Jan 20, 2017 02:41

[Pennsylvania] Fitzgerald Wants Council To Extend County's Smoking Ban To Vaping

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald says he wants to include vaping in the county's smoking ban, saying the secondhand smoke is a health hazard.
WESA 90.5 (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:14

[Pennsylvania] President Barron announces task force to explore smoke-free campus options

“Making Penn State a smoke-free/tobacco-free university has been discussed with increasing frequency over the years, and I’m pleased to now appoint a task force to examine the issue in detail and make recommendations,” Barron said. “Smoke-free initiative
Penn State University
added Jan 17, 2017 00:01

[Pennsylvania] Lawsuit takes aim at new vaping tax

challenging the state's new vaping tax and awaiting a court date for the suit to be heard. Clarion-based Kingdom Vapor Inc. and Smoke 4 Less LLC last week filed a petition in Commonwealth Court seeking a declaratory judgment against the state Department
Central Penn Business Journal
added Jan 15, 2017 18:12

[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] No butts about it: Cigarette smoking down, but not out since first warning

All the federal and state regulations and health programs initiated since Surgeon General Terry's warning was issued are useful, said Martinsen, from the county's health improvement partnership. People have stopped smoking in public buildings and restaur
Doylestown (PA) Intelligencer Record
added Jan 15, 2017 16:55

[Pennsylvania] No-smoking signs in clubs remain a burning issue

Social clubs across the county are reacting differently to the still-smoldering issue of people who smoke within their premises. Many of them have switched to no-smoking policies. Is it a good thing? "Are there disgruntled people who haven't come back? S
Reading (PA) Eagle
added Jan 15, 2017 16:52

[Pennsylvania] THORNLEY: Why e-cigs are not a safer alternative to cigarettes

With all of this new information, it’s important to establish an open dialogue with your teens and young adults, and make sure they’re aware of the risks associated with e-cigarettes. The more you know, the better equipped you will be to protect your chi
Philly blogs
added Jan 11, 2017 13:11
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[Pennsylvania] Poor Asthma Sufferers Often Stuck in Homes That Worsen Their Disease

According to their reports, people were commonly renting one room in a crowded house -- often one that was infested with pests, or plagued by leaks and mold. In many cases, asthma patients either smoked or lived with smokers.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 5, 2017 21:03
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