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[Pennsylvania] More than 12 percent of women in Allegheny County smoke while pregnant

19 percent of adults in Allegheny County smoke, according to health officials, and that adds up to about 233,000 people. It’s still a concern today — the third Thursday of November — 40 years after the Great American Smokeout went national to get people
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Nov 17, 2017 20:46
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[Massachusetts, Pennsylvania] Cigar Category Skirts Regulation

the cigar segment has been relatively immune to federal lawmakers’ sharpest knives. That’s good news for many convenience retailers that are often busy fending off local and state legislation. One example of how cigar sales are at risk is last year’s swe
Convenience Store Decisions
added Nov 10, 2017 17:02
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[Pennsylvania] 7 recommendations issued to make Penn State smoke-free

Alex Shockley remembers the last thing his uncle said to him before he died of lung cancer caused by smoking: “Make sure you and your friends and anyone you can tell never does this.” A Penn State senior and student body vice president of the University
State College (PA) Centre Daily Times
added Nov 7, 2017 19:27
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[Pennsylvania] Clearing the air

Starting Nov. 1, VFW Post 7599 became tobacco free. Smoking, chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes are not permitted in the restaurant or bar....“If you take away any one of our pictures off [the wall], you’ll see the discoloration from the tar,” Hanz
Sharon (PA) Herald
added Nov 6, 2017 16:23
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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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