30 Section 4. Signage.
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1 "Smoking" or "No Smoking" signs or the international "No
2 Smoking" symbol, which consists of a pictorial representation of
3 a burning cigarette in a circle with a bar across it, shall be
4 prominently posted and properly maintained where smoking is
5 regulated by this act, by the owner, operator, manager or other
6 person having control of the area. A "Smoking Permitted" sign
7 shall be prominently posted and maintained at every entrance to
8 a public place where smoking is permitted under this act.
9 Section 5. Enforcement.
10 (a) Complaints.--A complaint regarding a possible violation
11 of this act shall be made to the appropriate law enforcement
12 agency or to the department. A complaint to the department shall
13 be made in one of the following manners:
14 (1) In writing.
15 (2) By telephone call to the department's toll-free
16 telephone number.
17 (3) By an electronic submission to the department's
18 regularly maintained Internet website.
Key Agency Links:
Governor Rendall Signs Bill Restricting Smoking in Most Public Places in Pennsylvania
On June 13, 2008, Governor Ed Rendell signed the
Clean Indoor Air Act. The Law
prohibits smoking in most public areas and workplaces, protecting the
majority of citizens in Pennsylvania from tobacco smoke. In September 2008,
the bill will take full effect everywhere in the state except for in the
City of Philadelphia, which will be permitted to preserve its pre-existing
smoking ban the Clean Indoor Air Worker Protection Law.
Click here for a detailed comparison of the city-wide and state-wide
Pa. Smoking Ban Signed Into Law; Exemption List Being Compiled
The statewide ban will
take effect in 90 days, making cigarette, cigar and pipe smoking illegal in
restaurants, office buildings, schools, sports arenas, theaters, and bus and
We'll soon clear air with smoking ban
06. 2008 6:00AM
The Pennsylvania smoking ban is law. Now we await the rules and enforcement.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health will write the regulations about how
the law is to be interpreted and how it will be monitored when the ban goes
into effect in mid-September.
Pennsylvania will finally hang a no smoking sign:
Governor signs bill into
law, effective Sept. 11; most in county seem OK with ruling.
Governor Rendell Signs Bill Restricting
Smoking in Most Public
PR Newswire (press release)
- New York,NY,USA
"Smoking and secondhand smoke kills and costs our health care
system billions of dollars in Pennsylvania. It only makes sense
for us to attack this problem ...
Pennsylvania governor signs
Press & Sun-Bulletin -
Smoking or No smoking signs will have to be posted
just about everywhere, while first-time violators could be fined up to
$250, with fines up to $1000 ...
Smoking ban signed
CBS 21 - Harrisburg,PA,USA
Bars that make less than 20 percent of their business from food would
still allow smoking as would a quarter of the gaming floor of any
Pennsylvania casino. ...
Good News Story:
Pennsylvania moves closer to no smoking law, currently titled The Smoke
Free Pennsylvania Act.