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[Pennsylvania] DN Editorial: Nicotine patch

The simple part is that the district needs more money to provide a sound education for its students. The complex part is getting the state to fulfill its central role in funding public education.
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Sep 30, 2014 05:19

[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Burning questions

Some legislators reportedly objected to the cigarette tax on the grounds that it would not help schools outside Philadelphia. Putting aside the state's unique responsibility for a district that it does in fact run, it's a valid issue. But rather than ref
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Sep 27, 2014 14:46

[Colorado] Boulder to expand smoking ban to University Ave., 17th

The smoking ban that already covers the Pearl Street Mall and the municipal campus area will expand next month to the southeast, encompassing Boulder High School and some residential areas. (Cliff Grassmick / Daily Camera)
Boulder (CO) Daily Camera
added Sep 24, 2014 18:33

[Colorado] VIDEO: Boulder expands smoking ban

to include Boulder High School and some other residential areas. The Boulder Daily Camera reports that the ban will go from the corner of Broadway and Arapahoe Avenue southeast to University Avenue and 17th Street.
KUSA-TV Channel 9 (Denver, CO)
added Sep 24, 2014 18:32

[Pennsylvania] $2-per-pack cigarette tax for schools is finally approved

The Pennsylvania Senate this afternoon approved, 39-11, a long-debated $2-per-pack cigarette tax for Philadelphia to help close the School District's budget gap. Gov. Corbett promptly announced that he would sign the bill. Signing will take place at 11:3
Philadelphia Public School Notebook
added Sep 24, 2014 18:24

[Pennsylvania] Corbett signs Philadelphia cigarette tax legislation, calling it a step toward firmer funding for schools

Gov. Tom Corbett signed a law on Wednesday imposing a $2-per-pack tax on cigarettes and little cigars sold in Philadelphia to help fund the city's cash-strapped schools. This new levy, which takes effect Oct. 1, is anticipated will generate $70 million
Harrisburg (PA) Patriot-News
added Sep 24, 2014 18:09

Philadelphia Cigarette Tax is Big Win for Kids and Health

Pennsylvania Legislature and Governor Tom Corbett have delivered a big win for Philadelphia’s kids and health by enacting legislation that clears the way for Philadelphia to implement a $2 per pack tax on cigarettes. The cigarette tax is both a health and
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Sep 24, 2014 18:04

[California] School board prepares to ban e-cigarettes, as ‘vaping’ becomes more popular

Amid signs that e-cigarette use is rising among Oakland students, the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) is preparing to vote within the next two months on policy that would likely extend the ban on smoking to cover the battery-powered nicotine delive
San Francisco Chronicle blogs
added Sep 24, 2014 11:20

[Virginia] Delayed opening of King School of Medicine illustrates tension within tobacco commission

In May, nearly five years after it secured one of the Virginia tobacco commission’s largest financial commitments, and two years after it claimed it would start classes, the amorphous King School of Medicine project bore no resemblance to the plan that ea
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Sep 21, 2014 23:45
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[Pennsylvania] AUDIO: Pa. House's 'clean' cigarette-tax bill retains controversial charter element

stripped contentious provisions from the Philadelphia cigarette-tax authorization bill in a rules committee meeting Tuesday, paving the way for a full chamber vote.
WHYY (Philadelphia, PA)
added Sep 20, 2014 12:56
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