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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] Smyrna Considers Banning Tobacco from Parks

The Smyrna City Council is considering a draft ordinance that calls for banning smoking in area parks. The idea first came after a number of residents complained about second-hand smoke from cigars and cigarettes.
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added Mar 5, 2014 13:56
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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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[Canada, Georgia, New York] Native American-Owned Tobacco Company Settles Suit With Tobacco Distributor ($$)

A Native American-owned tobacco company on Jan. 9 dismissed its suit in Georgia federal court against a cigarette distributor that sold expired cigarettes to retailers without the manufacturer’s permission after the parties agreed to a confidential settl
Lexis Nexis
added Jan 11, 2017 21:44
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Georgia Colleges Prohibiting Tobacco, but Questions About Enforcement Linger

At the 31 public colleges and universities that make up the University System of Georgia, smoking will be forbidden. The use of chewing tobacco could lead to a penalty. And even products that “simulate the use of tobacco,” including e-cigarettes, are sch
New York Times
added Sep 28, 2014 22:03
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[Florida, Georgia] Fla. Atty Disciplined Over Bungled Wrongful Death Suit

Christopher M. Chesnut, who owns Atlanta-based The Chestnut Firm and was one of several attorneys who represented Cynthia Robinson...stemming from a grievance complaint by a mother Chestnut represented in a wrongful death suit over the fatal shooting of h
Law360
added Oct 28, 2015 16:40
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Georgia raises excise tax on cigarettes

On January 1, 2015, Georgia raised the excise tax on tobacco products, including cigarettes with filters (20 units) - 20%, to 0.9 lari, on non-filter cigarettes (20 units) - 25% to 0.25 lari. Appropriate changes to the Tax Code of Georgia were publishe
Vestnik Kavkaza
added Jan 4, 2015 10:26
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[Georgia] Study: Cancer Risk In E-Cigarette Vapors

Researchers from Boston University grew a batch of human bronchial cells in the presence of electronic cigarette vapor, Consumer Affairs reports. They had a second batch in presence of tobacco smoke. The two batches of cells showed similar patterns that c
CBS Atlanta (CW69, WAOK, 92.9 The Game))
added Apr 14, 2014 15:40
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Black woman films angry white motorist calling 911 on her for smoking in a parking garage at their Georgia apartment complex

'Caucasian woman tells my daughter to put her cigarette out and decides to call the police on my daughter for smoking outside in a parking deck,' she said in the Sunday caption. 'Police showed up and said it was no harm to others....this calling the cop
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 6, 2018 15:04
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