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[Georgia] Kennesaw City Council votes to ban smoking in parks

voted 3-2, with council members Leonard Church and Jim Sebastian opposed, to approve an ordinance removing smoking areas from city parks, making Kennesaw’s 130 acres of public parks smoke free. The ordinance also includes the city’s public cemeteries.
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Aug 19, 2014 07:12
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[Georgia] Savannah State University bans smoking

A new University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires all of Georgia’s public college and universities to be smoke free by Oct. 1. Savannah State’s ban begins Sept. 1. Tobacco products have been banned at Georgia Southern University since A
Savannah (GA) Morning News
added Aug 19, 2014 05:42
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[Georgia] Gulfstream to go tobacco-free in Savannah

More and more companies are going smoke free, and now Gulfstream employees tell WTOC that they've been told smoking will be banned from their workplace effective January 1, 2015, and that includes e-cigarettes.
WTOC - TV (Savannah, GA)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:55
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[Georgia] KHLEIF: No smoke, but there could be fire: E-cigarettes might not be the answer

The fact is that after 10 years of unregulated free-for-all marketing of these products, they have become popular and commonplace without the public, government regulators or even the health-care community really having a clear understanding of what the
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jul 27, 2014 18:59
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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