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(Philadelphia health commissioner Dr. James Buehler, calling for the  end of additional exemptions to the Philadelphia smoking ban.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

City Moves Toward Closing Door on More Exemptions to Philadelphia’s Indoor Smoking Law

The 2007 smoking ban allowed for waivers under certain circumstances, under a compromise provision to secure passage. But bars have continued to ask for — and receive — exemptions.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/17/2015

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Health: Philly’s Fight Against Childhood Obesity Appears To Be Paying Off

Philadelphia’s fight against childhood obesity is paying off. While it’s still a huge problem, students are losing weight, especially minorities which is a first. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on the new report.

09/06/2012