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Educated people more likely to use e-cigs, Georgia State study finds

surveyed 1,200 smokers who either smoked cigarettes, used electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) , or both, in hopes of finding any discrepancies on how it may affect an individual’s intent to quit...Dr. Michael Eriksen, who helped put the study toge
Georgia State University Signal
added Sep 23, 2016 16:50

[Georgia] Hartsfield-Jackson to turn smoking rooms into cigar shops

The Atlanta airport is launching a plan to convert smoking rooms into cigar shops that would charge a fee to patrons who want to light up. The plan comes as a number of other major airports have closed smoking rooms and gone smoke-free indoors. Hartsfi
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Sep 23, 2016 16:06

[Georgia] E-cigarette battery explodes like ‘hand grenade’ in pocket

“As soon as one went off, two went off, and three went off,” McDow told Channel 2. “It was like a miniature hand grenade, so it was like bang, bang, bang.” He said the batteries were white hot and melted the floor tile. Lithium-ion batteries are also fo
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Sep 14, 2016 18:08

College Educated More Likely to Use E-Cigs to Quit Cigarette Smoking, Georgia State Study Finds

Users of both electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and cigarettes may be more intent on quitting tobacco, but that intention seems to drop off among less educated smokers, according to a study by Georgia State University researchers published in th
Georgia State University School of Public Health
added Sep 7, 2016 17:48

[Georgia] Universal Leaf Tobacco Market Opens For Their Fourth Tobacco Season In Coffee County

The Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the opening of Universal Leaf Tobacco Market for their fourth season in Douglas. According to Universal Leaf Tobacco Market Vice President George Scott, orders are up in the business and the market is maintaini
Douglas (GA) Enterprise
added Aug 9, 2016 02:34

[Georgia] Up in smoke / Clarkston business owner voices concerns over tightened tobacco rules

An owner of an adult entertainment strip club voiced concerns on a smoke-free Clarkston July 26 during a public safety committee meeting. Bill Gamble, owner of Strokers Entertainment Club, said a proposed ordinance banning smoking indoors could cause th
DeKalb County (GA) Champion
added Aug 8, 2016 22:04

[Georgia] No dancing, no hookah smoking near Cobb subdivisions

The Cobb County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a restaurant but with several stipulations so that it cannot operate as a nightclub with a dance floor. Hookah sharing and smoking is not permitted within 100 feet from the closest subdi
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Jul 21, 2016 04:26

[Georgia] Ex-RJR Job Seeker Fights For Age-Bias Suit In 11th Circ. ($$)

asked the Eleventh Circuit Tuesday to stand by its panel ruling that job seekers can pursue disparate impact claims, arguing that the decision is consistent with the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Commission's interpretation of the Age Discrimination..
added Jun 23, 2016 21:01

[Georgia] Robins to focus on men’s health awareness throughout June

Tobacco cessation treatment - including counseling and medication - is completely free for TriCare beneficiaries and employees with Federal Employee Health Benefits. "Avoid being around secondhand smoke because inhaling other people's smoke can cause
U.S. Air Force
added Jun 10, 2016 21:48

[Honduras, Georgia] “Island Jim” brings color, entrepreneurial spirit to festival

The Honduran cigar he produces has really caught on, and he wholesales the unique cigar to some 1,500 U.S. cigar stores....He has filed a lawsuit, but if it fails, the “little guys” will be gone, he said. (Appen News, GA)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:02
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