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Georgia getting $56M from tobacco settlement

The state of Georgia will receive about $56 million next year and more payments in the future from a major settlement states reached with tobacco companies more than a decade ago.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Dec 20, 2012 06:24

[Georgia] From golf courses to schools, progress on smoking

“It was the last time I ever smoked a cigarette on the golf course.” The speaker is the man whom many consider the greatest golfer ever, Jack Nicklaus. Fifty years ago, he was watching a recent film of himself winning his first major golf championship,
Georgia Health News
added Sep 7, 2012 13:52

[Georgia, Missouri, New York] Eltingville husband and wife indicted in federal cigarette smuggling scheme

Fourteen people, including a Staten Island husband and wife, were indicted on federal charges for allegedly smuggling contraband cigarettes from southern states to sell in New York...Kishchenko and another man who was also charged in the bust traveled to
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Mar 13, 2016 17:39

[Georgia] Students Protest UGA Smoking Ban

Students at the university’s conservative publication, The Arch Conservative, are protesting the campus-wide ban the day before it takes effect by gathering and smoking together. The editor of the Conservative, Blake Seitz, spoke to The Daily Caller about
The Daily Caller (blog)
added Oct 1, 2014 06:29

[Georgia] Gulfstream to go tobacco-free in Savannah

More and more companies are going smoke free, and now Gulfstream employees tell WTOC that they've been told smoking will be banned from their workplace effective January 1, 2015, and that includes e-cigarettes.
WTOC - TV (Savannah, GA)
added Jul 31, 2014 12:55

[Georgia] E-cigarette Industry is 'Wild, Wild West'

As unaware of the dangers of smoking as people were in the 1950’s, we may be just about as much in the dark about today’s puffing craze: e-cigarettes. Since their arrival in the U.S. around 2007, electronic cigarettes have become all the rage on the nic
Georgia Public Broadcasting
added May 28, 2014 01:04

[Georgia] E-cigs could be treated as tobacco

Forsyth County wants to strengthen its law when it comes to electronic cigarettes, aligning it with tobacco products. ... Mills said that a constituent contacted her about someone smoking the vapor emitting device in a library. It's currently not allowed (Appen News, GA)
added Apr 7, 2014 12:02

Georgia: Smoking to be Banned on College Campuses

Tobacco use will be banned on Georgia public college campuses beginning Oct. 1. Meeting as a committee of the whole Tuesday, the University System of Georgia's Board of Regents voted unanimously for the ban with little discussion. "I've gotten no negati
Southern Political Report
added Mar 19, 2014 13:38

[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] Norcross repeals city wide smoking ban

The ban was supposed to go into effect Monday and it wasn't just tobacco either - dip and chew was also to be banned. But instead the council voted unanimously to rescind the entire ordinance.
WGCL-TV CBS 46 (Atlanta, GA)
added Jul 3, 2012 13:42
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