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[Georgia] East Point bans smoking in city parks

Now all public parks in Fulton County are smoke-free. The City Council and mayor of East Point have voted unanimously to prohibit smoking in the city’s parks and recreation areas. Every year, on May 31, the World Health Organization marks World No Tobac
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added May 18, 2017 08:57
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[Georgia] Aiken's public parks going tobacco-free

Starting June 1, the city will begin prohibiting the use of tobacco in any form, including electronic cigarettes, in the city's parks. Signs will be posted and the community will be notified through "various communication channels." Those who refuse to co
WFXG FOX 54 (Augusta, GA)
added May 11, 2017 03:25
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[Georgia] Ban for smoking postponed

Smoking in public places in Georgia will be banned on May 1 2018, a year later than was originally planned. The author of the draft bill, Guguli Maghradze, says that the decision was made after active consultations between Parliament and the government.
The Messenger (ge)
added May 11, 2017 03:09
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[Georgia, Tennessee] Marietta man’s involvement in jail e-cigarette scam awaiting sentencing

A Marietta man is facing federal charges involving an e-cigarette business he ran with a former Tennessee sheriff...Arnold admitted to allowing county employees to distribute JailCigs products in the Rutherford County (Tenn.) Jail as non-contraband, accor
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added May 9, 2017 21:15
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The Hispanic Health Coalition of Georgia Announces Support for CDC's Televised Línea de Ayuda Smoking Cessation Event

"With tobacco companies estimated to spend $9.1 billion this year to addict new customers, the CDC's Línea de Ayuda and Tips Campaign are critical tools to make sure our community knows the real costs of tobacco use, nicotine addiction, and how to get hel
PR Newswire
added May 3, 2017 23:22
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[Georgia] Dude Sues Over Getting Hit With A Skateboard During HELLYEAH At Mayhem Fest

Dugas was struck in the back of the head with one of the skateboards given out by the anti-smoking group Truth and "became dazed and confused upon being hit in the head and went in and out of consciousness," according to the lawsuit reported in the Atlant
Metal Injection
added Apr 12, 2017 20:35
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[Georgia] Smoking to be banned

According to the draft bill, smoking in buildings will be prohibited from 2018 and from 2020 smoking will be banned in open public spaces as well.Georgia has been an applicant country of the WHO FCTC since 2004. The Tobacco Control Alliance of Georgia sa
The Messenger (ge)
added Apr 11, 2017 23:24
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[Georgia] Council delays first reading of smoking ban ordinance another 60 days

Overwhelmed with the task of crafting an ordinance that would ban smoking throughout the city, Columbus Council decided Tuesday to research the topic for another 60 days. The decision came after a lengthy discussion about aspects of the proposed ordinan
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Mar 29, 2017 15:01
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[Georgia] Smoke-free ordinance proposed at city council meeting

A proposed smoke-free ordinance in Columbus is still up for debate. It’s a controversial topic that came up during a city council meeting Tuesday night. Dozens packed out the city council chambers. Tuesday night, council members discussed making changes
WRBL Channel 3 (Columbus, GA)
added Mar 29, 2017 15:01
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[Georgia] Columbus businesses, health advocates fired-up over proposed smoking ban

A proposed city ordinance that would make Columbus a smoke-free city has fired up people on both sides of the debate. Proponents and opponents swarmed a Columbus Council meeting earlier this week for the first reading of the legislation. Among the oppo
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Mar 17, 2017 07:32
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