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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

As Georgia colleges ban tobacco, some schools still considering options

As 31 Georgia universities adopt a ban on all tobacco products, colleges in and near Augusta support the measure but students remain unsure the bans will stop smoking on campus.
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Oct 3, 2014 01:45

[Georgia] Savannah State University bans smoking

A new University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires all of Georgia’s public college and universities to be smoke free by Oct. 1. Savannah State’s ban begins Sept. 1. Tobacco products have been banned at Georgia Southern University since A
Savannah (GA) Morning News
added Aug 19, 2014 05:42

[Georgia, New York] E-cigarettes banned in NYC -

Michael Eriksen, dean of Georgia State University's School of Public Health, is all for it. Eriksen is spearheading a new Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science at GSU, created by a $19 million grant from the FDA and the National Institutes of Health to stu
Atlanta magazine
added Dec 20, 2013 16:51

[Georgia] Some Tobacco Farmers Have a Sweet Tooth

now the warehouse, which still smells of tobacco leaves and cigarette smoke, is becoming a hub for a sweeter crop: stevia. Approved for commercial use in the U.S. five years ago, stevia extracts are fast becoming the sugar substitute of choice for a popul
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 15, 2013 02:56

[Georgia] LETTER: Keep workplace smoke-free

One of our primary focuses at the Family Y is to promote healthy living within our community. As a member of the BreathEasy Augusta coalition, we believe there are no safe levels of smoking or second-hand smoke
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Oct 10, 2013 01:53

[Georgia] DeKalb County used tax funds to question strippers about a smoking ban

investigation of money handed out by a Centers for Disease Control program called Communities Putting Prevention to Work. Cause of Action says documents indicate that DeKalb County used funds it received “to support the adoption of a strengthened count
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added May 16, 2013 16:43

[Georgia] Some Downtown Augusta bars opt for nonsmoking policy

The city is operating under state law, which bans smoking in public places where a child could be present but allows it in bars that do not admit anyone younger than 18. CoCo Rubio was against the proposed ordinance, but recently prohibited smoking in Sk
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Mar 25, 2013 17:19

Georgia State Smoking Expert To Address U.S. Role In Global Tobacco

Michael Eriksen, dean of Georgia State University's Institute of Public Health, will outline the global picture of tobacco usage and control at a federal meeting reviewing how the United States can partner with others to stop smoking and tobacco use arou
added Jan 27, 2013 22:53

Georgia State bans smoking on campus

Georgia State University has banned smoking and tobacco use on the majority of the Atlanta campus.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Oct 23, 2012 15:33
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