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[Georgia] Reynolds picks Atlanta for e-cig study

wants to better understand the composition of secondhand smoke from e-cigarettes compared to the leading brands of commercial tobacco-burning cigarettes. It also wants to quantify the emission factors of e-cigarettes. The study is not yet open for partici
Atlanta Business Chronicle
added Jul 19, 2014 04:33

[Georgia] Law blocks sale of e-cigarettes to GA minors

Georgia Department of Public Health officials say a new state law makes it illegal to sell or distribute electronic cigarettes to anyone under 18. Officials said Tuesday that emissions from electronic cigarettes could include several chemicals including
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 3, 2014 04:00

[Georgia] College of Charleston goes tobacco-free

not just smoke-free, but tobacco-free. The college's new tobacco policy approved last October is taking effect Tuesday. Tobacco is banned in all buildings and on all land owned or leased by the college. The rules apply to all forms of tobacco, including
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2014 11:34

[Georgia] E-Cigarettes Liquid Nicotine Exposure Danger

Gaylord Lopez, director of the Georgia Poison Center, opines the scent of the vapor and the color are attractive to children and they are not going to know the difference between something that is poison and something they can drink. Poisonings can occur
Guardian Liberty Voice
added Jun 10, 2014 11:08

[Georgia] 'Vaporizers' Are the New Draw in E-Cigarettes ($$)

Refillable Contraptions Are Cheaper, More Potent Than 'Cigalikes'
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 29, 2014 14:18

[Georgia] E-cigarette Industry is 'Wild, Wild West'

As unaware of the dangers of smoking as people were in the 1950’s, we may be just about as much in the dark about today’s puffing craze: e-cigarettes. Since their arrival in the U.S. around 2007, electronic cigarettes have become all the rage on the nic
Georgia Public Broadcasting
added May 28, 2014 01:04

[Georgia] Kentucky tobacco grower markets liquid nicotine

A Kentucky company is looking to cash in on the cultural shift to e-cigarettes with the product farmers know best: tobacco. USA Liquid Nicotine, a venture of Kentucky tobacco grower Brian Furnish of Cynthiana, will sell liquid nicotine extracted from tob
Owensboro (KY) Messenger Inquirer
added May 12, 2014 11:59

[Georgia] Safety of electronic cigarettes remains up for debate around Augusta

“We do not know that e-cigarettes are safe and need to restrict them until further research is conducted,” said Jennifer Anderson, the chairwoman of BreathEasy Augusta. “Since e-cigarettes are not regulated by the Federal Trade Commission, there is no sc
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 8, 2014 05:08

[Georgia] Convicted of murder, soldier blames smoking-cessation drug that Donald Walker also used

What triggered the promising young paratrooper’s homicidal outburst? MacDonald blames Chantix, a smoking-cessation drug used to wean people from their addiction to nicotine. A military jury didn’t buy his story, and in December 2009 he was convicted of
Macon (GA) Telegraph
added May 5, 2014 22:06

[Georgia] SMITH: For the sake of public health, it's time for Augusta to go smoke-free

ACCORDING TO recent statistics, a majority of residents in Augusta-Richmond County support going smoke-free. Eight-two percent of residents surveyed said that smoking should never be allowed indoors in workplaces, and 61 percent of Republican voters in A
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 5, 2014 09:02
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