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[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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[Georgia] HOLLAND: Don’t raise cigarette tax

The earlier we educate our youth, the less we have to spend in the future. Asking Georgia retailers to take on the burden of higher taxes is definitely not cool.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Dec 3, 2015 23:29
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[Georgia] Smoking in Cars with Kids Could Cost You

Senate Bill 130 prohibits smoking in a car when a child is present. State Senators passed the bill last week and sent it to the House of Representatives. “There is no feeling like when you're struggling to breathe,” said Children's Hospital of Georgia
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:45
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[Georgia] KHLEIF: No smoke, but there could be fire: E-cigarettes might not be the answer

The fact is that after 10 years of unregulated free-for-all marketing of these products, they have become popular and commonplace without the public, government regulators or even the health-care community really having a clear understanding of what the
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jul 27, 2014 18:59
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[Georgia] 'Vaporizers' Are the New Draw in E-Cigarettes ($$)

Refillable Contraptions Are Cheaper, More Potent Than 'Cigalikes'
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 29, 2014 14:18
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[Georgia] Safety of electronic cigarettes remains up for debate around Augusta

“We do not know that e-cigarettes are safe and need to restrict them until further research is conducted,” said Jennifer Anderson, the chairwoman of BreathEasy Augusta. “Since e-cigarettes are not regulated by the Federal Trade Commission, there is no sc
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 8, 2014 05:08
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[Georgia] LETTER: Smokers: Take it outside

On May 6, the Augusta Commission is voting on an ordinance to help create a healthier Augusta. We refer to it as the BreathEasy Augusta campaign, and it is designed to eliminate smoking in Augusta’s workplaces and ask those who smoke to simply take it ou
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 21, 2014 01:51
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[Georgia] Study: Second-Hand Smoke And Lung Cancer Not Clearly Linked

Researchers at Stanford University discovered during a study of over 75,000 women who smoke that there was no reasonable connection between passive exposure to cigarette smoke and the development of lung cancer. “The fact that passive smoking may not be
CBS Atlanta (CW69, WAOK, 92.9 The Game))
added Dec 14, 2013 18:16
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[Georgia] VIDEO: E-Cigarette Reportedly Explodes In Atlanta

It's pretty clear that the eCig was plugged into the wrong charger. Two plugs may look the same, or fit the same batteries but these parts aren't standardized like a computer USB cords are, so it's unsafe to mix-and-match them.
Business Insider
added Sep 4, 2013 11:05
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Georgia’s tobacco tax: Unusually low and tough to change

Testimony from people like Moore proves why Georgia should raise its tobacco taxes, said Sarah Balog, government relations director for the American Heart Association in Atlanta. “Every price increase has a documented and proven effect to reduce youth
Georgia Health News
added Nov 5, 2012 04:17
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