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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

Georgia Regents approve tobacco ban on campuses

The state Board of Regents, meeting as a full committee, on Tuesday unanimously approved a tobacco ban for all 31 public colleges and universities in the University System of Georgia.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Mar 18, 2014 15:53

[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

Georgia Farm Bureau concerned over tobacco payment cuts

Saying that payments under the Tobacco Transition Payment Program (TTPP) should not be subject to sequestration cuts and that an Office of Management and Budget (OMB) plan to do so could erode confidence in government-backed financial programs, Georgia Fa
Southeast Farm Press
added Nov 25, 2013 17:23

[Georgia] GONZALEZ: City needs smoke-free air statute

In July 2005, the Georgia Smokefree Air Act became law. ... Richmond County residents and visitors deserve to breathe smoke-free air. A smoke-free air ordinance is a step forward to creating a healthy Augusta.
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Nov 4, 2013 12:37

[Georgia] Entertainers push for smoke-free clubs in Augusta

Performer Tony Howard speaks with BreathEasy Augusta volunteer Lisa Hill during an event to build support for a tougher Augusta smoking ordinance. “The vocal cords are shot,” he said Tuesday. “I’ve sung in so many smoke-filled clubs, and I don’t smoke.
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jul 31, 2013 01:51

[Georgia] Atlanta passes smoking ban

Atlanta's City Council has approved a ban on smoking in the city's parks.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Jul 17, 2012 06:34

[Canada, Georgia] Seized Cig Resale May Violate Trademark Rights: Ga. Judge ($$)

granted a Canadian tribal-owned cigarette maker's bid to block the resale of a seized batch of its Seneca brand cigarettes, saying a distributor's peddling of the smokes years past their expiration date could violate the company's trademark rights. Grand
added Feb 24, 2016 21:00

[Georgia] COOPER: Spies and smokes and election board folks

proposed ban would include electronic cigarettes because they don’t want anybody even looking like they’re smoking. ... Commissioners’ opinions on the subject range from those who lean toward a nanny state and those who oppose government encroachment into
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Nov 4, 2013 01:49

[Georgia] VIDEO: Woman's shock after her e-cigarette EXPLODED when she charged it

A Georgia woman has invested in an e-cigarette hoping to improve her health and lifestyle, but instead she nearly lost her home when the device blew up. Elizabeth Wilkowski, of Atlanta, plugged the Chinese-made eHit electronic cigarette into her comput
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 4, 2013 11:02
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