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[Georgia] Health advocates seek stronger ordinance

Healthy Augusta steering committee member the Rev. Jeff Flowers is sending out a letter this week to fellow clergy urging them to speak out this Sunday or the following Sunday about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke and the need for stronger pr
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 16, 2014 03:59
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[Georgia] Study: Cancer Risk In E-Cigarette Vapors

Researchers from Boston University grew a batch of human bronchial cells in the presence of electronic cigarette vapor, Consumer Affairs reports. They had a second batch in presence of tobacco smoke. The two batches of cells showed similar patterns that c
CBS Atlanta (CW69, WAOK, 92.9 The Game))
added Apr 14, 2014 15:40
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[Georgia] E-cigs could be treated as tobacco

Forsyth County wants to strengthen its law when it comes to electronic cigarettes, aligning it with tobacco products. ... Mills said that a constituent contacted her about someone smoking the vapor emitting device in a library. It's currently not allowed
Northfulton.com (Appen News, GA)
added Apr 7, 2014 12:02
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Georgia bans smoking and tobacco products on state university campuses

Smoking will be banned on all campuses of Georgia's public colleges and universities, beginning next fall, including barring tobacco use at outdoor football games. Officials of the state's public universities voted for the ban on smoking and all tobacco
Reuters
added Mar 19, 2014 15:56
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Georgia: Smoking to be Banned on College Campuses

Tobacco use will be banned on Georgia public college campuses beginning Oct. 1. Meeting as a committee of the whole Tuesday, the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted unanimously for the ban with little discussion. "I've gotten no negati
Southern Political Report
added Mar 19, 2014 13:38
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Georgia university system to vote on smoking ban

University System of Georgia officials are expected to weigh in on a tobacco ban that would apply to all campuses in the university system. University System spokesman John Millsaps says a committee discussed and approved the proposed ban on Tuesday and
WGCL-TV CBS 46 (Atlanta, GA)
added Mar 19, 2014 13:36
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Georgia Regents approve tobacco ban on campuses

The state Board of Regents, meeting as a full committee, on Tuesday unanimously approved a tobacco ban for all 31 public colleges and universities in the University System of Georgia.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Mar 18, 2014 15:53
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[Georgia] Smyrna Considers Banning Tobacco from Parks

The Smyrna City Council is considering a draft ordinance that calls for banning smoking in area parks. The idea first came after a number of residents complained about second-hand smoke from cigars and cigarettes.
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added Mar 5, 2014 13:56
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[Georgia] Don't Light 'Em If You've Got 'Em: American Legion is Smoke-Free - Around Town - Alpharetta-Milton, GA Patch

The newly renovated Alpharetta American Legion Post will not allow smoking inside the facility. The veterans group is trying to recruit younger members and be more family friendly.
Patch.org
added Feb 21, 2014 15:05
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[Georgia] BOR emphasizes health benefit in tobacco ban

When the Georgia Board of Regents meets next week, the Tobacco and Smoke-Free Campus policy that was introduced last month to the on Personnel and Benefits Committee will likely be brought before the full board.
Technique (Georgia Tech)
added Feb 7, 2014 12:30
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