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Georgia bans smoking and tobacco products on state university campuses

Smoking will be banned on all campuses of Georgia's public colleges and universities, beginning next fall, including barring tobacco use at outdoor football games. Officials of the state's public universities voted for the ban on smoking and all tobacco
Reuters
added Mar 19, 2014 15:56
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[China, UK, Georgia] A discussion of the tobacco industry’s exploitation of “smoke-free” Olympic Games

internal documents released as a result of the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (.pdf). While excluded from the venue itself, the industry extended its far-reaching tentacles into the immediate areas adjacent to and surrounding the Olympic Ring. T
Stanford Law & Policy Review
added Aug 6, 2012 18:02
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[Georgia] College of Charleston goes tobacco-free

not just smoke-free, but tobacco-free. The college's new tobacco policy approved last October is taking effect Tuesday. Tobacco is banned in all buildings and on all land owned or leased by the college. The rules apply to all forms of tobacco, including
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 1, 2014 11:34
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Expelling tobacco: More Georgia colleges tighten rules to clear the air

Several Georgia colleges began to take more interest in such restrictions after Emory University, an Atlanta institution with a nationwide reputation, declared in 2012 that it was becoming tobacco-free. That means it now prohibits all forms of tobacco us
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Sep 10, 2013 12:32
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[Georgia, New York] Yankees' CC Sabathia rips paparazzi after being photographed smoking on hotel balcony

claims it was only a cigar, nothing against Major League Baseball's drug policy...posted the photo to his Instagram account, writing, "Shout out to the Paparazzi for catching me on the smallest balcony ever trying to relax with my 4 kids driving me crazy!
NJ.com
added Aug 31, 2015 11:48
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[Florida, Georgia] AUDIO: American Cancer Society CEO Talks Tobacco Lawsuits And More

The head of the Atlanta-based American Cancer Society Dr. John Seffrin, who is leaving the non-profit after more than 20 years at the helm, talked with Rose Scott and Denis O’Hayer about these issues and more on “A Closer Look.”
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added Apr 14, 2015 14:56
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[Georgia] Law blocks sale of e-cigarettes to GA minors

Georgia Department of Public Health officials say a new state law makes it illegal to sell or distribute electronic cigarettes to anyone under 18. Officials said Tuesday that emissions from electronic cigarettes could include several chemicals including
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 3, 2014 04:00
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[Georgia] Commissioners To Talk About Smoking Ban Next Week

In Augusta, smoking is still allowed in bars, but city leaders are trying to change that "We want most public places to be smoke-free. And for the students who are working, some of them have places of employment where they do allow smoking inside, they
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Oct 26, 2013 03:24
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[Asia-pacific, Georgia] UPDATE 1-Push grows to target tobacco, health in Pacific trade rules (Adds comments from Australia's Robb, lobby group, background, Democrats)

Pressure is mounting on Pacific trading partners over potential steps to block foreign investors from suing governments over anti-smoking measures, under a free trade pact that is nearing completion. Trade ministers from 12 countries are discussing possi
Reuters
added Oct 1, 2015 09:00
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[Georgia, New York] CC Sabathia: Not smoking a blunt in photo — it’s just a cigar

CC Sabathia and his family didn’t give in to what appeared to be an extortion plot Saturday morning. A photographer took a picture of Sabathia on the balcony of the St. Regis Atlanta hotel Friday or Saturday and shopped it to outlets by saying the Yankees
New York Post
added Aug 31, 2015 11:46
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