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Pennsylvania House proposal would end indoor smoking in bars, casinos

House Bill 1309 , introduced Friday by House Health Committee Chairman Matthew Baker, R-Tioga County, would scrap a list of exemptions in the 2008 Clean Indoor Air Act that let some businesses continue to allow smoking under certain conditions.
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added May 10, 2017 04:06
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[Pennsylvania] Pa. Lawmakers Consider Smoking Ban in All Bars, Casinos

The bill would get rid of a list of exemptions in the 2008 Clean Indoor Air Act that lets businesses continue to allow smoking under certain conditions. Bars can still allow smoking under the 2008 law if 20-percent or less of its sales come from food.
KDKA-TV (Pittsburgh, PA)
added May 9, 2017 21:03
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[Pennsylvania] House Proposes To Tighten Anti-Smoking Law

Backers of proposed legislation to eliminate exemptions in Pennsylvania’s Clean Indoor Air Act say it would extend protections from the dangers of second-hand smoke in places like casinos, and also cover newer tobacco-related products such as e-cigarettes
Sanatoga (PA) Post
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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[Pennsylvania] Bill Would Close Exemptions in PA Smoke-Free Law

the law also allowed many exceptions to the indoor smoking ban. "In 2008, I guess you could say, they picked winners and losers in the bill so the remaining exemptions, the big ones, are the remaining bars and restaurants that allow smoking, private club
Public News Service (PNS)
added May 9, 2017 20:12
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what 2017’s first congressional appropriations deal means for tobacco control

provides money for critical Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state programs and ensures that the Tips From Former Smokers™ campaign will continue. The bill also excludes policy riders intended to erode the Food and Drug Administration’s authorit
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 8, 2017 14:18
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[Georgia (Country)] UN supports comprehensive tobacco-control legislation in Georgia

Representatives of the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) called a press conference today to support the adoption of the Tobacco-Control Law in Georgia. UN representatives stressed that the draft legislation
Agenda.ge (ge)
added May 5, 2017 18:14
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[Kentucky] Louisville smoking ban creates exemptions for e-cigs, changes for hookah

The Louisville Metro Community Affairs, Housing, Health and Education Committee passed the ordinance by a vote of 4-1 on Wednesday amending the ban. Louisville will remain smoke-free, but the amendment does create potential changes for two different ind
Fox 41 WDRB-TV (Louisville, KY)
added May 4, 2017 01:08
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[California] Vaping-friendly legislation killed by Congress

Congress has killed the vaping industry’s big hope for curbing the FDA’s “deeming” regulations, which e-cigarette vendors consider onerous, the American Vaping Association said Monday. However, another lobbying group, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids,
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added May 4, 2017 00:22
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[West Virginia] Wheeling City Council: County-Wide Smoking Ban Would Burn Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack

Wheeling Mayor Glenn Elliott said imposing a full ban on indoor public smoking in the city would hurt business at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack. The city uses revenue from the track to help pay off police and fire pension debt. Photo by Casey Ju
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added May 3, 2017 22:34
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FDA IS NOT “SUSPENDING ENFORCEMENT” OF CIGAR, E-CIGARETTE REGULATION

Earlier today The Washington Post published an article titled, FDA suspends enforcement of stricter standards for e-cigarette, cigar industry.... Attorneys for the government and groups negotiated out a second extension last week and it was agreed that th
HalfWheel
added May 3, 2017 12:07
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