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[Maryland, Pennsylvania] U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear tobacco arbitration dispute

let stand lower court rulings allowing Pennsylvania and Maryland to keep tens of millions of dollars in a dispute with tobacco companies involving the massive 1998 settlement over deceptive marketing and advertising of cigarettes. The justices declined t
added Oct 11, 2016 15:43

BOEHM: Pennsylvania’s New Tax on Vape Shops is Forcing Them Out of Business

The estimated 350 vape shops scatter across Pennsylvania are getting hit hard by the new 40 percent wholesale tax on all vaping equipment and supplies. The real kicker is that the same 40 percent tax applies not only to purchases made after October 1—the
Reason Magazine
added Oct 5, 2016 14:53
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[Pennsylvania] Hazleton Housing Authority to begin smoking ban next year

Tenants of the Hazleton Housing Authority can’t smoke cigarettes in their residences starting next year. The smoking ban that the authority’s board approved Tuesday takes effect Jan. 1, 2017, and fits with federal policy, which sought smoke-free public
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Sep 21, 2016 15:11

[Pennsylvania] Summer haze! Malia Obama is pictured 'near a large bong at UPenn frat house' wearing her 'Smoking Kills' T-shirt... weeks after she puffed on a suspicious cigarette at Lollapalooza

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 9, 2016 01:51

[Pennsylvania] Taking the moral HIGH ground? Malia Obama, 18, wears 'Smoking kills' tee-shirt at Philadelphia festival - just weeks after puffing on a suspicious cigarette at Lollapalooza

Malia Obama attended the Budweiser Made in America Festival on Sunday Wore a white tee-shirt with the words 'Smoking kills' written on the front...Malia has suffered from asthma... Smoking presents additional risks for asthma sufferers, as it can trigge
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 5, 2016 02:26

[Pennsylvania] Local vapor shops struggle with new taxes, regulations

Platinum Vapor and Lounge on South Seventh Street and Cloud Premium Vape Shop on Grant Street. All are racing to learn the FDA’s new regulations as they’re handed down and are figuring out how to stay open and profitable when the wholesale tax goes into e
Indiana County (PA) Gazette
added Sep 5, 2016 02:11
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[Pennsylvania] TOUSSAINT: Administrators: consider smoking ban

Despite challenges, and people who feel they would be negatively affected by a smoking ban, some change is needed. A smoking ban could be a step in helping some reduce their smoking habits or quit altogether, and it would definitely reduce secondhand smo
Temple News (Temple University)
added Aug 30, 2016 12:36

[Pennsylvania] Pa. Lawmaker Countering 40% Vape Tax

Proposal would swap tax for 5-cents-per-milliliter alternative
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Aug 29, 2016 21:29

[Pennsylvania] Opinions divided on banning of e-cigarettes in public places

Between the poles of calling for a ban on indoor e-cigarette smoking because it “normalizes” smoking behavior or fighting any ban because it’s bad for business, 15 people testified Monday at a public hearing held by the Allegheny County Board of Health.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Aug 17, 2016 14:42
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[Pennsylvania] Community College of Philadelphia to ban smoking on campus

In January, smoking will be banned on the main campus on Spring Garden Street and at the college's regional centers. "It's in the interest of the well-being of our students, faculty, and staff," said Donald "Guy" Generals, college president.
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Aug 12, 2016 01:21
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