Local Lawmakers Look To Close Loophole That Allows Smoking In Some Public PlacesLocal lawmakers are trying to close a loophole in Pennsylvania's Clean Air Act that allows people to smoke in some public places.
Do You Smoke? Then You Can't Work For U-Haul In Pa. And Several Other StatesU-Haul said it will stop hiring people who use nicotine in the 21 states where companies are allowed to consider tobacco use when making hiring decisions.
Pennsylvania Officially Raises Age Of Tobacco Purchase To 21The age to purchase tobacco products in Pennsylvania is now 21-years-old.
Pa. Moves To Raise Cigarettes, Tobacco Age To 21Pennsylvania is moving to join 18 other states and ban the purchase of cigarettes and other tobacco products by people under 21, although it's maintaining an exception for military veterans or service members who are at least 18.
New PSA Warns Parents To Avoid Youth Tackle Football By Comparing It To SmokingA new PSA from the Concussion Legacy Foundation wants parents to consider the long-term damage youth tackle football could inflict on their kids.
State Senate Passes Bill To Raise Minimum Age For Tobacco Purchase To 21The Pennsylvania State Senate has passed a bill to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco to 21.
Study: Exposure To Polluted Air Is Equivalent To Smoking A Pack A DayA recent study shows that exposure to polluted air is on par with smoking a pack of cigarettes a day.
Ohio City Stops Hiring Smokers To Encourage Healthier Workplaces, Reduce Health CostsDayton officials say the southwestern Ohio city will no longer hire people who flunk pre-employment tests for tobacco and nicotine.
Ohio To Raise Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco Products From 18 To 21Ohio is raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.
Smoker Fined $1,174 For Tossing Cigarette Butt Onto RoadA Nevada smoker who was fined more than a thousand dollars for tossing his cigarette onto the side of the road says the punishment doesn't fit the crime.
Walmart Raises Minimum Age To Buy Tobacco To 21Walmart said Wednesday that it will raise the minimum age for tobacco products and e-cigarettes to 21 in all its U.S. stores in an effort to combat tobacco sales to minors.
Disney's Ban On Smoking, Large Strollers Takes Effect At Theme ParksMickey, Minnie, Donald Duck, Goofy, Pinocchio and their many friends can breathe easier now. Walt Disney World theme parks are smoke free as of Wednesday.
KDKA Investigates: Alarming Number Of Teens Becoming Addicted To Nicotine Through VapingLocal schools say vaping is becoming a huge problem among students, and experts add that teen nicotine addiction is up dramatically because of it.
E-Cigarette Maker Pulling Products, Eliminating Social Media Accounts As Public Health Crisis Worsens For TeensMany teenagers seem to believe vaping is safe, even with more and more medical evidence saying otherwise.
Government Crackdown Prompts Major E-Cigarette Manufacturer To Suspend Sales Of Some ProductsThe country’s leading manufacturer of e-cigarettes is suspending some sales on its most popular products.