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A person smoking a cigarette.
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Lynne Adkins
March 27, 2020 - 2:32 pm
Kicking the smoking habit is a good idea anytime, and with the coronavirus crisis, it might be an even better idea. However, that’s easier said than done during a global pandemic. Read more here.
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Pennsylvania AG Josh Shapiro announces the state is suing Juul at Radnor High School.
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Justin Udo
February 10, 2020 - 4:54 pm
The Pennsylvania attorney general's office sued electronic cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs Inc. on Monday over how its products are marketed and sold to teenagers. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
February 03, 2020 - 3:05 pm
There is another good reason to quit smoking: If you are going to have a surgical procedure, kicking the habit can make a big difference. Read more here.
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A person smoking.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 31, 2020 - 4:03 pm
Pennsylvania does not fare well in the American Lung Association's most recent "State of Tobacco" report. Read more here.
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A woman vaping.
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AP News
January 21, 2020 - 2:45 pm
The sale of flavored vaping products is banned in New Jersey under legislation Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed Tuesday. Read more here.
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Flavored vaping products at Firehouse E-Cigs and Vapors in Cherry Hill.
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Andrew Kramer
January 14, 2020 - 8:12 pm
New Jersey is one signature away from a ban on flavored vaping products in New Jersey. Vape shops in the state aren't happy right now, and at least one is already throwing in the towel. Read more here.
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A man vaping.
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AP News
January 13, 2020 - 8:12 pm
New Jersey lawmakers on Monday passed legislation to prohibit flavored vaping products, sending the measure to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's desk. Read more here.
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Cannabis grower displays medical marijuana plants.
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AP News
January 13, 2020 - 10:19 am
A year ago, marijuana legalization looked like it was on a roll in the Northeast — it had already passed in three of the region’s states and was a priority for governors in three more, including the populous New York. Read more here.
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A person holding a cigarette.
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KYW Staff
January 09, 2020 - 3:15 pm
Democrat and Republican leaders from the senate have approved a law to make it illegal for a retailer to sell any tobacco product — including cigarettes, cigars and e-cigarettes — to anyone under 21. Read more here.
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Vape shop
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Pat Loeb
January 08, 2020 - 3:45 pm
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health has pulled cigarette sale permits from 149 stores — the first enforcement action under beefed-up rules to prevent tobacco sales to minors. Read more here.
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