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[Georgia] Vaping Sends Smoke Signals to Jewish Atlanta

several Jewish organizations that work with teens, including Jewish day schools and those that counsel about substance abuse, sponsored a parenting program about vaping. The program opened the eyes of those who attended about the rampant availability and
Atlanta (GA) Jewish Times
added Dec 12, 2018 23:34
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[Georgia] Rome defers action on smoking ban

The Rome City Commission took no action on a controversial ordinance that would have banned smoking downtown, opting instead for further review.Commissioner Craig McDaniel, who chairs the public safety committee, said its recommendation came after input f
Rome (GA) News-Tribune
added Dec 12, 2018 12:58
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[Georgia] Oz & Roizen: Thirdhand smoke: Myth or reality?

Yes, thirdhand smoke is a real (and terrible) thing. It is the toxic residue that collects on clothes, rug, drapes or furniture when those things are exposed to smoke from any tobacco product. Think about it: If you’re a nonsmoker and you’ve stood next to
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Oct 15, 2018 22:47
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[Georgia] What you smoke can say a lot about you

Mujiri, an Arts and Sciences student, has been smoking throughout college, and despite the introduction of new vapes, she’s been faithful to the cigarette. “It’s old school. It’s a routine. You light it, you ash it, you put it out. It sounds weird to non
Georgia State University Signal
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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[Georgia] Battle lines drawn on smoking ban

The divisions stemmed from the healthcare community's push to eliminate secondhand smoke and the hospitality industry's concern they would lose employees and customers. Both sides agreed enforcement would be — and is — an issue. "We have a law on the b
Rome (GA) News-Tribune
added Sep 19, 2018 16:35
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[Georgia] VARITEK: You won’t see this policy up in smoke

Cigarettes are becoming ever more socially unacceptable, but as long as our consistent crowd of students propagate their smoke in Library Plaza, non-smoking students will continue to be negatively affected. It’s a health risk, through and through.
Georgia State University Signal
added Sep 12, 2018 19:44
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[Georgia] WALLACE: Teacher responds poorly to late student

You keep harping about the evils of smoking...Isn’t it a fact that a person who has never smoked even one cigarette and never breathed one puff of secondhand smoke could still die from lung cancer?...Yes, it is true that it’s possible for a person who has
Brunswick (GA) News (goldenisles.news)
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[Georgia] SIMPSON: When health went up in smoke

In my youth, there were no restrictions on tobacco advertising, and the slogans and claims became fixed in our brains. The producer of Old Golds claimed there was “not a cough in a carload.” Lucky Strike printed and shouted their main slogan, “LS/MFT — L
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Aug 31, 2018 02:04
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[New York, West Virginia] Indian-American from Georgia sentenced after pleading guilty to cigarette smuggling charge

Sukhdev Singh Virdi, of Dacula, Georgia, was sentenced Aug. 20, to three years probation for unlawful cigarette smuggling....pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Traffic in Untaxed Cigarettes” in June 2017. Virdi admitted to conspiring to profit fr
News India Times
added Aug 22, 2018 17:46
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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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