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Philly effort to ban flavored tobacco dies with state budget

Efforts to ban flavored tobacco in Philadelphia went up in smoke last month when the Pennsylvania legislature removed the city's power to pass additional tobacco regulations. RELATED STORIES Fewer U.S ... read more

We're smoking mad that Harrisburg won't let Philly govern | Editorial

Have Philadelphia and state government ... city also restricts sales of tobacco products around schools. Big Tobacco is not happy with these efforts. Recently, City Council introduced legislation to b... read more

Council Bans Sale of Single Cigars in Bid to Curb Youths' Marijuana Use

The Prince George's County Council adopted one of the nation's most sweeping restrictions on the sale of cigars yesterday, an effort to ... regulating a legal tobacco product. A proposed state law to ... read more

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Key dates of Terry McAuliffe's tenure as governor of Virginia

March 8: Citing disagreements on Medicaid, lawmakers adjourn without a budget agreement, but after enacting reforms to mental health laws, reducing the number of Standards of Learning tests and tweaki... read more


Cities Find New Ways to Go After Gun Violence

Philadelphia ... gun ban is not going to survive judicial scrutiny. In enacting new laws against gun violence, mayors and other civic leaders are challenging not only the courts but the strong pro-gun ... read more

'This Week' Transcript: John McCain and Robert Gibbs

Mr. Santorum voted for things like the Bridge to Nowhere, zoos in Philadelphia, and was one of the ... Then we had the State of the Union and we had the budget. And he's on a consistent theme, which i... read more

What Do Women Want?: Lights, Cameras, a Piece of the Action

“That year I was the flavor of the month,” she says ... She started in a pump-and-outhouse shack: Raised outside Philadelphia by a single mother who worked as a domestic, Robinson put herself through ... read more

State bans flavoured supari and khaini

In the same notice, the state expanded the embargo. From now on, it will be a violation of rules to add khaini (flavoured tobacco ... a complete ban on these products. We never claimed we have fully a... read more

Minneapolis City Council gets tough on flavored tobacco products

Flavored tobacco ... who died at 39 of lung cancer, leaving seven children behind. She said the disease remains deadly, and she’s hopeful that more changes will continue to prompt a drop in smoking ra... read more

Soda tax: Empty calories can help replenish state budget

Iowa is now the 13th-fattest state in the country. More than 30 percent of our adults are considered obese. Meanwhile, our state government is facing a budget shortfall ... Ill., and Philadelphia can ... read more

Issue debated, no decision made by township supervisors

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. — Despite a lengthy discussion at their meeting Tuesday concerning an alternative to a proposed nuisance ordinance, the North Sewickley Township Supervisors failed to take action ... read more



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