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[Georgia, New York] A New Smoking Ban in Public Housing Roils Some Residents

Many housing advocates support the ban. But they worry about how it will be enforced. Elderly, disabled and mentally ill tenants, they say, will have a harder time complying because the ban forces them to stand 25 feet away from their front door to smoke
Pew Center on the States & stateline.org
added Aug 20, 2018 15:46
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Cancer report ranks Georgia low, cites state’s tobacco tax, funding

Georgia earned high marks in just two of nine categories related to fighting cancer, according to a recent report. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) says in its report that only six states had fewer top ratings, labeled as “Gr
Gwinnett (GA) Daily Post
added Aug 15, 2018 16:15
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[Georgia] New study looks at the role kids play in parents breaking their smoking habit

A ground breaking new study has come out over the past few months from our very own Medical College of Georgia about smoking and how to quit and how to make sure kids never start. All about breaking that cycle of tobacco and nicotine addiction, getting r
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Aug 7, 2018 16:47
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[Georgia] VIDEO: New ordinance prevents people smoking near public homes

In two days people in the CSRA looking to light up will have to be 25 feet away from public housing. NewsChannel 6 to a few people about the ban and they say it's unfair they can't smoke at home. "A lady down the hall had asked me if I quit smoking;
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Jul 30, 2018 21:14
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[Georgia] 'Newport Nancy' calls police on black woman smoking in a parking garage, sparking 'Smoking While Black'

“Caucasian woman tells my daughter to put her cigarette out and decides to call the police on my daughter for smoking outside in a parking deck,” wrote Etheridge. “Police showed up and said it was no harm to others….this calling the cops on Blacks is gett
Yahoo!
added Jul 19, 2018 21:28
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[Georgia] GSU advancing research on impact of e-cigarettes as teen usage skyrockets

Researchers at Georgia State University are helping to explore the health effects and addictive nature of electronic cigarettes at a time the government is trying to curb the spiraling use of the devices among the nation’s high school students and adults
SaportaReport
added Jul 16, 2018 23:23
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[Georgia] Smoking leads to assault charge in Athens

A 66-year-old Rocksprings Court man was arrested last Wednesday night after he allegedly threatened his girlfriend’s daughter with a knife in a dispute about cigarette smoke in the car they were driving in, Athens-Clarke County police said. When the vic
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Jul 11, 2018 14:00
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[Georgia] Three employees at senior living home are arrested for filming elderly woman after she had a stroke on Snapchat and calling it 'The End' while using profanities and smoking vape pens

Three young employees at a senior living home have been charged after they captured an elderly woman on Snapchat after she suffered a stroke while using profanities and smoking vape pens, authorities said. Jorden Lanah Bruce, 21, Mya Janai Moss, 21, and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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Black woman films angry white motorist calling 911 on her for smoking in a parking garage at their Georgia apartment complex

'Caucasian woman tells my daughter to put her cigarette out and decides to call the police on my daughter for smoking outside in a parking deck,' she said in the Sunday caption. 'Police showed up and said it was no harm to others....this calling the cop
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 6, 2018 15:04
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[Georgia] Social media may be creating a new generation of smokers

Huang explained that efficient, low-cost marketing through Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat could be what gave JUUL such a jum...r, social media marketing has become increasingly popular and difficult to regulate. Consequentially, those who see
Georgia State University Signal
added Jun 28, 2018 15:03
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