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“Glass Gone Wow” Causes Big Upset Amongst Robinson Parents

Parents call it a “Head Shop” that sells drug paraphernalia.

04/07/2014

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Parents Worried After “Headshop” Opens Next To Robinson Twp. School

Kids at J.W. Burkett Elementary in Robinson Township memorize their times tables and their ABCs, but parents hope they learn nothing about the store across the street, which they say sells and advertises drug paraphernalia.

03/27/2014

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Local Smokers Not Bothered By CVS Dropping Tobacco Products

In a surprise move, the pharmacy chain CVS says it will discontinue the sale of all tobacco products on Oct. 1.

02/05/2014

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CVS Caremark To Stop Selling Tobacco Products

CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide.

02/05/2014

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Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.

10/16/2012

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Roll Your Own Tobacco Businesses In Jeopardy

Empty a bag of loose tobacco into a rolling machine and within a minute’s time it will begin filling tiny paper tubes and start spitting out cigarettes – all at a significant savings for the customers of the Rock ‘N Roll Your Own Tobacco Shop in Dormont.

07/04/2012

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Details About New Cigarette Health Warnings

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to the USDA about the graphic health images that will appear on cigarette packs.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/21/2011