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[Georgia] E-cigs banned indoors

Most personnel working or living on board Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay also are aware that smoking is prohibited indoors and only authorized in designated smoking areas. However, did you know this policy includes the use of any tobacco product; smokel
Kings Bay (GA) Periscope
added Apr 24, 2014 14:24

[Georgia] Tobacco Company Claims Breach Of Contract In Manufacturing Deal ($$)

A company that acted as the customer service liaison between two tobacco companies filed suit on Nov. 9 in a federal court in Georgia, claiming that it was cut out of a contract for no reason other than to be cut out of the deal with the other companies (
Lexis Nexis
added Nov 15, 2016 06:26

Smoking Makes a Comeback in Georgia Bars, Restaurants

Under current laws, restaurants and bars in Georgia can allow smoking if they deny entry to people younger than 18 and if designated smoking areas are outdoors or in enclosed private rooms with independent ventilation systems. Between 2006 and 2012, the
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 14, 2015 12:28

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 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
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