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[Pennsylvania] Prison for tobacco seller who skirted IRS on bulk sales

A Stroudsburg tobacco distributor was sentenced to prison for skirting the IRS on cash payments and helping another business evade taxes, federal prosecutors said. Kamlesh Patel, 60, was sentenced Thursday to a year in prison and two years of supervised
Easton (PA) Express-Times
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05
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[Massachusetts, Pennsylvania] Pa. Man Gets 1 Year For Aiding Tobacco Tax Evasion ($$)

A Pennsylvania distributor was sentenced to a year and a day behind bars in Massachusetts federal court Wednesday after pleading guilty to helping a Bay State wholesaler avoid paying more than $9.6 million in taxes on massive shipments of tobacco products
Law360
added Feb 22, 2018 23:31
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[Pennsylvania] Easton officials wary about decriminalizing marijuana

An Easton council member is pushing for marijuana decriminalization... Mayor Sal Panto called the bill a dangerous superseding of state laws. Council member Ken Brown said he worried it would bring marijuana smokers onto the streets where secondhand smo
WFMZ-TV Channel 69 (Allentown, PA)
added Feb 15, 2018 17:39
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[Pennsylvania] Housing authority adopts smoke-free rule

The Altoona Housing Authority on Wednesday adopted a smoke-free policy for its public housing complexes and offices, in keeping with a Department of Housing and Urban Development rule that went into effect a year ago. Beginning July 30, no one may smoke
Altoona (PA) Mirror
added Feb 15, 2018 17:35
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[Pennsylvania] Lawsuit Alleges Raven Resort In New Hope Was Used To Launder Vast Amounts Of Cash

the company he and Rajiv Ambani own, Megawholesale, Inc., generates $100 million annually in tobacco sales, a substantial part of which is undocumented and unreported because Megawholesale encourages its vendors to pay in cash.”
New Hope (PA) Free Press
added Feb 4, 2018 18:56
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[Pennsylvania] 75 Years Ago - Lucky Strike coming to Scranton

American Tobacco Co. announced that it would be converting a building in Scranton into a large factory for the manufacture of Lucky Strike cigarettes and cigars.
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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[Pennsylvania] Drexel study: For college grads, smoking ban in restaurants helps curb the habit

College graduates who live near bars and restaurants with smoking bans are more motivated to quit smoking, a recent Drexel University found. Researchers also saw this trend among women and people with lower incomes. The study, published Thursday in the
PhillyVoice.com
added Jan 14, 2018 03:21
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[Pennsylvania] Restaurant, Bar Smoking Bans Impact Smoking Behaviors, Especially for the Highly Educated

The study — led by former Drexel doctoral student at Drexel and current Northwestern fellow Stephanie Mayne, PhD — found that the bans were associated with high gains in quit attempts by smokers with low incomes.
DrexelNow
added Jan 11, 2018 16:27
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[Pennsylvania] VIDEO: New Smoking Ban In Effect At Wildwood, North Wildwood Boardwalks

As of Monday, it’s now illegal to light up on the boardwalks in Wildwood and North Wildwood. Both cities passed the smoking bans last year and asked people to voluntarily refrain from smoking before the law was in effect. City leaders decided to outlaw
KYW Newsradio-1060 KYW-TV CBS 3 (Philadelphia, PA)
added Jan 2, 2018 03:21
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[Pennsylvania] Lincoln, Cheyney latest to ban tobacco on campus

Three Philadelphia-area colleges are going smoke-free for 2018. Fewer than half of the 102 historically black colleges and universities — and only one-third of the nation’s community colleges — have comprehensive smoke-free or tobacco-free policies. A
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Dec 27, 2017 16:31
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