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When is Pennsylvania going to enact stronger smokefree air laws? (Philadelphia Inquirer)

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A 3/16/12 editorial by the Philadelphia Inquirer editorial board asks the question of Pennsylvania legislators “How much longer are Pennsylvania leaders going to treat thousands of casino, tavern, and other workers like second-class citizens when it comes to protecting them from deadly secondhand smoke?” Read¬†the editorial¬†which points out that small corner bars serving little food as well as large casinos and gaming venues still unfairly expose workers to deadly secondhand smoke, and difficult economic times make it hard for workers to find new jobs.