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[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

[Pennsylvania] New tobacco regs in Philadelphia to take effect

New rules that seek to reduce smoking in Philadelphia by establishing tobacco-free school zones and increasing penalties for those retailers who sell to under aged children take effect Jan. 1. The Philadelphia Health Department adopted the regulations i
Philadelphia Business Journal
added Dec 30, 2016 16:40

[Pennsylvania] LETTER: We support efforts to limit e-cigarette use

The Healthcare Council of Western Pennsylvania fully supports the efforts of the Allegheny County Health Department to limit the use of e-cigarettes in indoor public places where smoking lit tobacco products is already prohibited. These views were outlin
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 28, 2016 14:52

[Pennsylvania] VIDEO: 'Careless Smoking' Likely Cause of Deadly Montco Fire

Officials said one person was killed and 20 were displaced by an apartment fire in Pottstown overnight. That adult victim was found in a room on the second floor according to Fire Chief Richard Lengel.
NBC Philadelphia (NBC Local Media)
added Dec 23, 2016 20:16

[Pennsylvania] Vaping wholesaler sues state

a 40 percent tax on e-cigarettes, the liquid used inside them, as well as the many products associated with vaping...Mr. Oesterling filed a petition with the Commonwealth Court against the state Department of Revenue, seeking a declaratory judgment that t
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Dec 22, 2016 15:56

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Butting out

Maybe the government should consider providing some smoking cessation help...should a citizen who must rely on the government — in other words his/her fellow taxpayers — to pay for his or her housing, really be paying $8 per day for a pack of cigarettes?
New Castle (PA) News
added Dec 21, 2016 19:11

[Pennsylvania] County's public housing will soon go smoke free

Residents of Neshannock Village, above, and the county's other 11 public housing complexes will be barred from smoking in their apartments starting in 2017, thanks to a new federal law. Residents of public housing in Lawrence County will soon be pr
New Castle (PA) News
added Dec 20, 2016 16:25

[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Good Samaritan, Philhaven applauded

South Central Tobacco-Free Coalition applauds two of Lebanon County’s largest employers – WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital and WellSpan Philhaven...recently announced that they will no longer hire employees who test positive for nicotine
Lebanon (PA) Daily News
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10
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