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Pennsylvania's vape tax: Good for state, bad for business?

But despite the tax's popularity among lawmakers, vape shop business owners say the levy is forcing many of them to shut down. More than a quarter of the state’s estimated 400 shops have closed, the Vapor Technology Association says. In order to stay op
Fox News
added Sep 7, 2017 01:51
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban in public housing is the right thing to do

This is not the time to get into the pathology of nicotine addiction but it’s fair to assume that dedicated smokers will attempt to run afoul of the new policy. It’s one thing to have a policy; enforcing it is another matter. To that end, the housing a
Lancaster Online (Lancaster Newspapers)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:02
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[Pennsylvania] Poll: Do you support campus-wide smoking bans at colleges?

Cedar Crest College has taken its restrictions on smoking to a new level, banning smoking, other tobacco uses and vaping on the entire campus.
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Aug 28, 2017 17:07
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[Pennsylvania] No butts about it: This Lehigh Valley college going totally smoke free

On Monday, the Allentown school become a completely smoke-free and tobacco-free campus. Other Lehigh Valley schools limit smoking to specific areas, but none have taken such a hard stance, according to a review of their policies.
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Aug 26, 2017 17:26
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[Pennsylvania] Guard charged in prison assault

told investigators that he told Zeiders the inmates’ plan to get the tobacco from the other inmate if the man would not give it up voluntarily. Police allege the inmates used a “shank” to threaten the inmate, and while Carroll and Ramsey stood as lookout
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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[Pennsylvania] truth and Kevin Lyons Partner with Cotopaxi to Inspire Tobacco-Free Lives

truth joins ...Cotopaxi, the outdoor gear company on a mission to alleviate poverty, move people to do good and inspire adventure, are joining forces to make positive changes in local communities and take a stand against tobacco. truth will join Cotopaxi
PR Newswire
added Aug 11, 2017 18:10
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[Pennsylvania] Dangers of secondhand, thirdhand smoke

What you can do to reduce the health risks of passive smoking In your home: Don’t let anyone smoke in your home. Where children spend time: Every organization dealing with children should have a smoking policy that effectively protects children from ex
Philadelphia (PA) Tribune
added Aug 8, 2017 20:01
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[Pennsylvania] Locally And In State, Tobacco Use Still A Problem

Last year’s tax increase on tobacco products should help discourage smoking, especially among young people, according to Diane Phillips...But the smoke-free workplace law passed in 2008 still has loopholes, she claimed, especially for hospitality workers
Sanatoga (PA) Post
added Aug 4, 2017 14:47
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[Pennsylvania] Snapchat video shows alcohol being forced down throats of alligators

shows alcohol being forced down the throats of two small alligators. Another clip shows the reptile being picked up by its tail with a burning cigarette shoved in its mouth. .. We showed the video to the the director of law enforcement for the SPCA who ha
WTXF Fox 29 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Aug 1, 2017 17:19
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Progress on smoking age

As state lawmakers considered poaching money from the anti-tobacco fund to help balance the state budget, they also should act on a readily available way to reduce the vast personal and public costs of smoking. Progress against smoking has been slower
Hazleton (PA) Standard-Speaker
added Jul 31, 2017 23:33
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