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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

[Pennsylvania] Smoking-Linked Cancer Mutations Mapped

A comprehensive survey of mutations likely caused by carcinogens found in tobacco smoke by researchers at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, and their colleagues was published today (November 3) in Scie
The Scientist
added Nov 3, 2016 21:17

[Illinois, Pennsylvania] Altria to close Franklin Park tobacco facility

The announcement came as Altria, which also makes Virginia Slims and Parliament cigarettes, reported a 29 percent drop in profit for its most recent quarter, but its adjusted earnings still beat expectations. It reported net income of $1.09 billion, or 5
Chicago Sun-Times
added Oct 27, 2016 21:43

[Pennsylvania] Checkers workers caught on video smoking in kitchen and discussing spitting in food, mopping floors with hamburger buns and having sex with customers

At one point Benson lights up a cigarette in the kitchen, and talks about how he sometimes handles food without wearing gloves.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 25, 2016 21:26


In this Research & Commentary, Matthew Glans discusses Pennsylvania's onerous vaping tax and the need for reform.
Heartland Institute
added Oct 22, 2016 18:08
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[Pennsylvania] Infrequently Asked Questions: Is secondhand smoke bad for my pet?

difficult to find sources for the type of funding that would be needed for a very large study. We certainly do it, but it is certainly more challenging. Particularly, it’s a little easier for dogs because there has been a lot more evidence to show that a
added Oct 19, 2016 15:58

[Pennsylvania] Parents, researchers fight to stamp out smoking on the big screen

But there's disagreement on how far to take the fight to stamp out smoking on the big screen... Romer says smoking in films has shaped behavior and what society considers normal and proper, but it works the other way too, society's changing attitudes sha
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Oct 14, 2016 18:27

[Maryland, Pennsylvania] Pa. Can Keep $126M After SCOTUS Rejects Tobacco Case

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal by R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA Inc. and others challenging a Pennsylvania court ruling that modified a national settlement over tobacco-related health care costs in a way that saved th
The Legal Intelligencer
added Oct 14, 2016 17:42

[Pennsylvania] Philadelphia Considers Density Restrictions on Tobacco Retailers

would impose a limit of one retail store that sells tobacco products per 1,000 residents in each of the 18 districts in the city. This means that if the current density of retail stores that sell tobacco products is higher than the 1/1,000 ratio in any gi
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Oct 12, 2016 22:37

[Maryland, Pennsylvania] Justices Won't Review Tobacco Cos.' $125M Payment To Pa. ($$)

lost a bid on Tuesday to have the U.S. Supreme Court review a decision that allowed Pennsylvania to receive a $125 million payment as part of a nationwide settlement over smoking-related health costs....
added Oct 11, 2016 21:34
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