Wolf signs bills raising tobacco purchase age to 21, allowing Sunday hunting
In a flurry of pre-holiday activity, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf signed a host of bills into law on Wednesday. But Pennsylvanians will want to take note of at least two that make some major changes to existing state statute. Wolf signed a bill raising the tobacco purchasing age for most Pennsylvanians from the current 18 […]
Pennsylvania health secretary advises ‘extreme caution’ after one death linked to vaping
“We want to warn people that investigations are ongoing and we advise they use extreme caution before using any vaping product at this time,” Secretary Rachel Levine said in a statement.
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After a series of mysterious deaths, the federal government announced this week that it was moving to ban flavorings for eCigarettes.
Senate committee advances bill to ban sale of vaping products to minors
Lawmakers split on another measure that would raise Pennsylvania’s minimum age to buy tobacco.
Pa. House committee advances ban on vaping in schools
Everybody knows that smoking cigarettes isn’t allowed in school. But is vaping? The House Judiciary Committee unanimously advanced a bill Tuesday to close a loophole that lets students use electronic nicotine delivery systems like vapes on school property. The legislation would also make it a crime under state law to sell these products to anyone […]