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[Georgia] Tybee officials consider draft of beach smoking ban

A rule drafted by city attorney Bubba Hughes that would make any use of tobacco or nicotine — cigarettes, cigars, pipes or electronic cigarettes — illegal along the beach, in crosswalks, on the Walter Parker Pier and in other city structures not specific
Savannah (GA) Morning News
added Mar 28, 2015 13:03
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[Georgia] Smoking in Cars with Kids Could Cost You

Senate Bill 130 prohibits smoking in a car when a child is present. State Senators passed the bill last week and sent it to the House of Representatives. “There is no feeling like when you're struggling to breathe,” said Children's Hospital of Georgia
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:45
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[Georgia] Bill to stop smoking while kids in cars passes Senate

Thompson sponsored Senate Bill 130, which would make it a misdemeanor to smoke in a motor vehicle if a child under age 15 were present. The state Senate passed the bill Friday, Crossover Day, by a 37-3 vote. It now rests with the state House. Bills must
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Mar 16, 2015 10:34
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[Georgia] Senate set to vote on Smokefree bill: Law would restrict people from smoking in car with children

A bill by state Sen. Bruce Thompson (R-White) that restricts the places a person can smoke is expected to receive a vote on the Senate floor today. Smokefree Cars for Children Act, Senate Bill 130, would prohibit people from smoking in a car while a per
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Mar 13, 2015 14:20
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Despite University Smoking Bans, Georgia Students Keep Puffing

She is also a member of the Tobacco Quit Program at Emory. The university became tobacco-free more than three years ago. Despite the ban, there are still smokers on Emory’s campus. You’ll find them bumming a cigarette or puffing away behind the trees or
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added Mar 4, 2015 17:58
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[Georgia] McKEE: Hike taxes on tobacco and strike blow for transportation and health

State Sen. Chuck Hutstetler (R-Rome) proposes increasing the tax on tobacco to not only help pay for roads and bridges but to cut down on tobacco-related diseases that kill thousands of Georgians every year. Georgia’s cigarette tax is now 37 cents per p
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Feb 20, 2015 04:04
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[Georgia] Pfizer Grants School of Public Health $850k To Combat Smoking In China

to partner with Chinese health officials to expand tobacco control efforts to major cities in China. The grant will support work with officials to develop policies and programs to protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke, encourage smokers to quit and
Georgia State School of Public Health
added Feb 10, 2015 18:01
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[Georgia] China Tobacco Control Partnership / Building Partnerships for a Healthier Tomorrow (PDF)

The Emory Global Health Institute-China Tobacco Control Partnership Tobacco-Free Cities Program targets specific cities and focuses on: • protecting non-smokers from exposure to secondhand smoke • preventing the initiation of smoking • promoting cessatio
Global Health Institute - China Tobacco Control Partnership (GHI-CTP)
added Feb 10, 2015 17:55
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[China] Georgia State to Continue Helping Chinese Cities Kick Smoking

School of Public Health has received an $850,000 grant from Pfizer Inc. to continue work on tobacco control in Chinese cities started by a consortium of institutions in Atlanta and China. The initiative will be led by Dean Michael Eriksen, one of the wo
GlobalAtlanta
added Feb 10, 2015 17:49
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[Georgia] Grandfather doesn't believe health risks of secondhand smoke

He smokes in our small house...all he does is to say that secondhand smoke is not a health hazard and just a government scare. / Make sure grandpa reads today’s teen column and learns these six secondhand precautions: • Exposure to secondhand smoke causes
Brunswick (GA) News
added Jan 9, 2015 10:16
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