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[Georgia] Dozens of Fulton County bars, eateries go smoke-free

Help came from the county’s Partnerships to Improve Community Health program, part of its department of health and wellness. During the fall, program staff, organization representatives and residents convinced business owners to hang up No Smoking signs
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Nov 29, 2016 21:31
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[Georgia] Tobacco Company Claims Breach Of Contract In Manufacturing Deal ($$)

A company that acted as the customer service liaison between two tobacco companies filed suit on Nov. 9 in a federal court in Georgia, claiming that it was cut out of a contract for no reason other than to be cut out of the deal with the other companies (
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2016 06:26
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[Georgia] United States Claims Tobacco Company Owes $30,000 Under FERTA ($$)

sued the Southern Tobacco Co. in federal court in Georgia, alleging that it violated the Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004 (FERTA) by failing to pay up to $30,000 in assessments...says Southern Tobacco failed to make payments under FERTA, whic
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 10, 2016 23:24
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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
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[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
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[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
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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