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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
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[Georgia] Smoking causes fire that kills one at Tucker nursing home

A fire killed a woman in her room at a nursing home in Tucker early Tuesday. According to the DeKalb County Medical Examiner's Office, the deceased has been identified as Laura Barrett, 64. Barrett was a resident of the Meadowbrook Nursing Home on Lawre
WGCL-TV CBS 46 (Atlanta, GA)
added Mar 26, 2013 14:05
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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] Trump's top health official traded tobacco stock while leading anti-smoking efforts

CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald bought shares in a global tobacco giant even as her previous holdings were under review...Purchases included between $1,001 and $15,000 of Japan Tobacco, one of the largest such companies in the world, which sells four toba
Politico
added Jan 31, 2018 16:02
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Educated people more likely to use e-cigs, Georgia State study finds

surveyed 1,200 smokers who either smoked cigarettes, used electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) , or both, in hopes of finding any discrepancies on how it may affect an individual’s intent to quit...Dr. Michael Eriksen, who helped put the study toge
Georgia State University Signal
added Sep 23, 2016 16:50
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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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