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Del. Police Arrest Suspect For Involvement In Alleged Smuggling Ring With Ties To Terrorist Groups

A man arrested in Delaware in the takedown of an alleged East Coast cigarette smuggling ring that authorities believe may have funneled money to terrorist groups is being held on $12.5 million cash bail.

05/17/2013

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NYC Proposes Raising Age For Cigarette Purchases To 21

A new proposal would increase the threshold from 18, a federal minimum that is the standard in many places.

04/23/2013

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Exposing Children To Secondhand Smoke

There is a great reason why parents should not smoke cigarettes in the car with their children.

01/18/2013

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Legal Obligation To Correct Misleading Ads

“Here is the truth: Smoking kills, on average, 1200 Americans. Everyday.” Pretty blunt, eh? And not something you’d imagine a tobacco company saying. Except now, it’s going to be forced to put that exact statement on packages of cigarettes.

01/04/2013

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Study: Female Smokers Risk Sudden Cardiac Arrest

A recent study of female smokers found that even light to moderate smokers may be more likely to suffer sudden cardiac death.

12/19/2012

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Suspects Sought In Robbery Of Northeast Philadelphia Wawa

Police are searching for two suspects who robbed a convenience store in Northeast Philadelphia.

11/29/2012

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Another Reason To Quit Smoking

According to a Japanese study of 68,000 men and women, those who quit before age 35 had the same risks of future problems as those who never smoked.

10/31/2012

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New West Chester Ordinance Would Fine Cigarette Butt Litterers

The West Chester Borough Council is scheduled to vote on new legislation that would fine smokers for littering their cigarette butts.

10/17/2012

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Cops: Homeless Man Arrested In Cigarette Theft From Northeast Philadelphia Pharmacy

A suspect is in custody after police say he stole 150 packs of cigarettes from a Northeast Philadelphia pharmacy early Friday morning.

08/17/2012

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Suspect Wanted For Stealing $1,000 Worth Of Cigarettes

A man wearing a ‘Property of Jesus’ shirt was caught on surveillance video stealing cartons of cigarettes valued at $1,000 from a store in Feasterville.

08/15/2012

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Study Finds More Teens Smoking Pot Than Cigarettes

A study from the CDC shows more teens are smoking pot than are smoking cigarettes.

06/08/2012

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Diabetes Often Leads To Chronic Kidney Disease

More than half the people with chronic kidney disease have diabetes. In 2008, diabetes accounted for 44% of new cases of kidney failure. if you have diabetes, beware.

05/18/2012

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Smokers Are More Likely To Suffer Serious Workplace Injury

Researchers have found that people who smoke are more likely than those who don’t to have a workplace injury that results in a loss of activity.

03/29/2012

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Philadelphia Councilwoman Hopes CDC’s New Anti-Smoking Ads Will Work

The $54-million campaign is designed to get smokers to stop, and to prevent those who don’t smoke — especially kids — from starting.

03/15/2012

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The Quitter App

If you’re trying to quit smoking, the Quitter app might give you the motivation you need to keep going.

02/28/2012

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