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Pennsylvania governor signs revenue bills to wrap up stalled budget

will boost revenues in part by ... securitizing expected funding from tobacco companies for healthcare costs. That money comes from big tobacco companies that agreed in a 1998 settlement with U.S. states to help cover medical costs associated with smokin
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2017 02:01
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[Pennsylvania] Penn State students chime in on Juul, vaping phenomenon as President Eric Barron mulls over tobacco, smoke-free campus

The devices, commonly serving as alternatives to cigarettes, have not only brought anger and frustration to some, but confusion to many as to what is and isn’t “allowed” when it comes to smoking on the University Park campus. As the community’s opinions
Penn State University
added Oct 27, 2017 16:55
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[Pennsylvania] A cloudy debate: Students weigh in on campuses designated smoking areas

A lot of students that live on campus complain about the results of people smoking right outside their windows. “My dorm is on the first floor, and whenever we have our windows open it smells like cigarette smoke from outside, so that’s kind of aggravat
Penn State University
added Oct 17, 2017 13:36
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[Pennsylvania] ARMSTRONG: Let's ban all candy-flavored tobacco products

What’s a Hood Wrap? I asked. “A Hood Wrap is a candy-flavored wrapper to wrap tobacco in, and/or marijuana,” Jones told me. “And if I were a 4-year-old, I wouldn’t have known the difference between a Hood Wrap and a hood snack, and that’s very disturbi
Philly.com
added Oct 14, 2017 16:11
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[Pennsylvania] Lawmakers skeptical of Wolf's budget bailout

Keller said he hopes the state House moves to get the governor and Senate to pass legislation that would tap money House lawmakers say is sitting unused in reserve funds, while borrowing against the state’s tobacco settlement payments. The tobacco settle
New Castle (PA) News
added Oct 14, 2017 16:07
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[Pennsylvania] Officials warn of fire hazards from smoking after recent tragedies

Discarded smoking materials were responsible for at least three recent fires in the region, including a September fire in Hamburg that claimed the lives of a pregnant mother and her two children. Cigarette fires, caused by careless smoking or discarding
Pottsville (PA) Republican
added Oct 14, 2017 08:25
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[Pennsylvania] Philly Sex Offender Sues Big Tobacco for $50 Million

McCracken’s lawsuit delves into the sordid history of the tobacco industry’s deception of the American people and details Big Tobacco’s infamous and laughable claims...doing so without a lawyer, as McCracken has chosen to do, is pretty much impossible. W
Philadelphia Magazine
added Oct 14, 2017 07:58
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[Pennsylvania] Even third-hand smoke poses health risks

There is no medical research about the cancer-causing effects of tobacco odors, but the medical research shows that the particles that make up second-hand tobacco smoke and thirdhand residuals can attach itself to hair, clothing and other surfaces. Any am
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Oct 10, 2017 20:34
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[Pennsylvania] LETTER: Lawmakers, please snuff out smoking at private clubs

the Department of Pennsylvania Veterans of Foreign Wars believes it’s time to stop all indoor smoking. We are asking the commonwealth to eliminate the smoking exemption private clubs have... A clear majority of delegates at our state convention this summ
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Oct 6, 2017 15:25
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[Pennsylvania] Smoking bans for area colleges and universities becoming a popular trend

More than two thousand colleges and universities have instituted such a ban, including dozens right here in the Delaware Valley. Another handful of campuses are looking to increase their smoking restrictions on campus. But, how well the bans are being re
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:57
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