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[Georgia] 10 years after smoking ban, percentage of bars and restaurants using exemption has doubled

“I have no reason to think that things have changed,” Michael Eriksen, an author of the study, told Georgia Health News. “While the law is well known and well accepted, restaurants have figured out how to work within the law and allow smoking,” said Eri
Florida Times-Union
added Jun 26, 2015 12:03
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[Florida] Georgia Defense Attorney Spotlighted on the Season's Final Engle Trading Card

features an Atlanta-based attorney who won his first three Engle trials in front of CVN cameras.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 24, 2015 15:59
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Georgia smoking rate drops

Georgia’s smoking percentage is lower than other Southern states except for Florida, at 16.8 percent, and Texas, at 15.9 percent. Overall, 26 states had a drop in cigarette smoking prevalence over that period, the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Rep
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 22, 2015 16:42
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Smoking Allowed In Many Restaurants, Bars in Georgia

"The increase in smoking-allowed establishments may be attributed to the increase in the percentage of establishments permitting smoking in designated dining areas and the large percentage of establishments that permit smoking in outdoor areas," research
University Herald
added Jun 22, 2015 16:41
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[Georgia] Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center becomes tobacco-free June 30

In an effort to encourage health care workers to put down their cigarettes, Fort Gordon’s Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center becomes tobacco-free June 30. The hospital campus is removing its designated smoking area, and military and civilian health
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 11, 2015 11:55
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[Georgia] Commit to Quit: HAWC challenges people to give up tobacco Sunday

Robins Air Force Base's Health and Wellness Center is challenging tobacco users to ditch the habit. Every year, on Sunday1, the World Health Organization and partners across the globe observe World No Tobacco Day, highlighting
U.S. Air Force
added May 30, 2015 10:27
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Smoking rate declining in Georgia, says CDC

The state’s rate of adult cigarette smoking fell from 21.2 percent in 2011 to 20.4 in 2012, then fell to 18.8 percent in 2013. Georgia’s smoking percentage is lower than other Southern states except for Florida, at 16.8 percent, and Texas, at 15.9 percen
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added May 22, 2015 22:26
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Smoking rate declining in Georgia, says CDC

The state’s rate of adult cigarette smoking fell from 21.2 percent in 2011 to 20.4 in 2012, then fell to 18.8 percent in 2013. Georgia’s smoking percentage is lower than other Southern states except for Florida, at 16.8 percent, and Texas, at 15.9 percen
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added May 22, 2015 22:26
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Smoking Makes a Comeback in Georgia Bars, Restaurants

Under current laws, restaurants and bars in Georgia can allow smoking if they deny entry to people younger than 18 and if designated smoking areas are outdoors or in enclosed private rooms with independent ventilation systems. Between 2006 and 2012, the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2015 12:28
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[Georgia] Activists ready new push for tougher smoking ordinance

BreathEasy Coa­lition showed off new ads promoting clean air and talked about how to lay the groundwork for approaching the Augusta Commission again. The commission has twice voted against a tougher ordinance since 2012, but coalition chairwoman Jennifer
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 30, 2015 22:23
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