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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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Christian Willman
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 07, 2020 - 1:49 pm
A former teacher and girls soccer coach at a Bucks County high school will spend up to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to having inappropriate relationships with students. Read more here.
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Francis Reppert
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 03, 2020 - 11:48 am
A former Bucks County teacher has been charged for taking photos in his classroom allegedly up the skirts of female students. Read more here.
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Flavored vaping solutions
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AP News
January 02, 2020 - 3:32 pm
U.S. health officials will ban most flavored e-cigarettes popular with underage teenagers, but with major exceptions that benefit vaping manufacturers, retailers and adults who use the nicotine-emitting devices. Read more here.
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Cigarette
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CNN
December 27, 2019 - 5:20 pm
A new law in the United States that prohibits the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 is now in effect, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Read more here.
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Cherry Hill Mall
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Mike DeNardo
December 23, 2019 - 5:33 pm
On the day after Christmas, the Cherry Hill Mall will require teens to have adult supervision, in an attempt to prevent another mall melee on one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Read more here.
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Greta Thunberg is Time’s youngest “person of the year."
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AP News
December 11, 2019 - 10:36 am
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was named Time's “person of the year” Wednesday, becoming at age 16 the youngest person to whom the U.S. magazine has given the title. Read more here.
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Chester Children’s Chorus
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John McDevitt
December 10, 2019 - 4:07 pm
Nearly 40% of Chester residents live below the poverty line. But the Chester Children’s Chorus, now in its 25th year, gives underserved youth a voice and a chance to learn music in a safe, supportive environment. Read more here.
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Vaping
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Justin Udo
November 18, 2019 - 3:16 pm
More than a quarter of high schoolers are using e-cigarettes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But the American Heart Association plans to tackle the vaping crisis with a new $20 million initiative. Read more here.
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Tymear Johnson
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
November 08, 2019 - 12:15 pm
A 22-year-old Philadelphia man has been found guilty of first-degree murder for shooting a 13-year-old boy point-blank in a Chinese takeout restaurant, all over an alleged insulting gesture. Read more here.
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