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[Georgia] Citizen of the Week: Trent Whisenant

Whisenant has been teaching Health Rocks classes to all Murray County sixth-graders for three years now, mainly focusing on the effects of drug and tobacco use. “I have a passion for health,” he said. “I can see the alarm in kids’ faces when they learn a
Dalton (GA) Daily Citizen-News
added Oct 11, 2014 12:15

[USA] College University System of Georgia enacts tobacco ban on all campuses

At the University of Georgia, students voiced their concerns through an organized protest on Tate Plaza last Tuesday, Sept. 30. About 50 students attended throughout the 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. time block.
USA Today
added Oct 8, 2014 05:50

[Georgia] Tobacco days: Working on the farm in flue cured tobacco

The new way of gathering flue cured tobacco revolutionized the tobacco farming industry in South Georgia. Where there had once been large auction warehouses, buildings now stood still. In the silence of the large buildings there was a quite hush where o
Bainbridge (GA) Post-Searchlight
added Oct 8, 2014 05:49

[Georgia, Utah] EDITORIAL: In our opinion: Tobacco-free campuses: More colleges are banning tobacco use

Colleges and universities are uniformly finding that tobacco prohibitions serve to benefit productivity and protect the health of those who patronize their grounds. And there is no persuasive reason why schools in Utah shouldn’t follow suit.
Deseret News
added Oct 6, 2014 17:26

[Georgia] Tobacco Expert Dr. Terry Pechacek Joins School of Public Health

Dr. Terry Pechacek is joining the faculty of the School of Public Health at Georgia State University as a professor of health management and policy, effective Nov. 1. Dr. Pechacek has been deputy director for research translation in the Office on Smoking
added Oct 6, 2014 17:19

As Georgia colleges ban tobacco, some schools still considering options

As 31 Georgia universities adopt a ban on all tobacco products, colleges in and near Augusta support the measure but students remain unsure the bans will stop smoking on campus.
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Oct 3, 2014 01:45

[Georgia] Students Protest UGA Smoking Ban

Students at the university’s conservative publication, The Arch Conservative, are protesting the campus-wide ban the day before it takes effect by gathering and smoking together. The editor of the Conservative, Blake Seitz, spoke to The Daily Caller about
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 1, 2014 06:29

[Georgia, Pennsylvania] Editorial: It's time to ban smoking on campus

On Wednesday, Oct. 1, the University of Georgia will start enforcing a campus-wide tobacco ban, joining a growing trend in higher education. ...universities are justified in banning cigarette smoking on campus grounds. Pitt should, too.
Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh)
added Sep 30, 2014 04:42

Georgia Colleges Prohibiting Tobacco, but Questions About Enforcement Linger

At the 31 public colleges and universities that make up the University System of Georgia, smoking will be forbidden. The use of chewing tobacco could lead to a penalty. And even products that “simulate the use of tobacco,” including e-cigarettes, are sch
New York Times
added Sep 28, 2014 22:03

[Georgia] New murder trial for soldier who claims anti-smoking drug made him psychotic

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces agreed unanimously Wednesday on a retrial for Pfc. George MacDonald, finding that the judge in the original trial failed to advise jurors that "involuntary intoxication" is a valid defense.
Military Times
added Aug 29, 2014 19:57
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