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College Educated More Likely to Use E-Cigs to Quit Cigarette Smoking, Georgia State Study Finds

Users of both electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) and cigarettes may be more intent on quitting tobacco, but that intention seems to drop off among less educated smokers, according to a study by Georgia State University researchers published in th
Georgia State University School of Public Health
added Sep 7, 2016 17:48
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[Georgia] RJ Reynolds Job Seeker Can Claim Disparate Impact ($$)

Eleventh Circuit reinstated an age discrimination collective action against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., CareerBuilder LLC and recruiter Pinstripe Inc., ruling Monday that job seekers can pursue disparate impact claims against the tobacco company. A Georgi
Law360
added Dec 1, 2015 01:17
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[Asia-pacific, Georgia] Morning Agriculture: USTR CONFIRMS ATLANTA TPP TALKS TO BEGIN SATURDAY

Trans-Pacific Partnership talks will begin meeting on Saturday, in Atlanta, to try to resolve remaining issues in the negotiations, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative confirmed Thursday. As has been widely expected, chief negotiators will continu
Politico
added Sep 26, 2015 09:46
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[Georgia] New drug craze: 'wax' / Potent, dangerous marijuana product

wax is more than 80 percent pure THC compared with the average high grade marijuana leaf at 20 – 30 percent TCH, according to police. It can be eaten or used in e-cigarettes as well as smoked.
Northfulton.com (Appen News, GA)
added Aug 27, 2014 18:42
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[Georgia] Health advocates seek stronger ordinance

Healthy Augusta steering committee member the Rev. Jeff Flowers is sending out a letter this week to fellow clergy urging them to speak out this Sunday or the following Sunday about the dangers of smoking and secondhand smoke and the need for stronger pr
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 16, 2014 03:59
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[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
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Smoking Ban On Georgia University Campuses Up For Vote

Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia will consider a vote Wednesday evening to ban tobacco from all public college campuses across the state, including Valdosta State University.
WCTV6 CBS (Tallahassee, FL)
added Jan 8, 2014 23:47
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[Georgia] LETTER: Stop the smoke

I lost 25 percent of my lung capacity from secondhand smoke exposure working in bars and restaurants while I was in college. Many college students work in these ... I urge city leaders to make our city’s bars smoke-free to give everyone a chance at havi
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 23, 2013 11:38
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[Georgia] More non-smoking, young women developing lung cancer

Samantha Mixon looks and feels great, but she is fighting stage four lung cancer and all the assumptions that people make about her disease. "The first thing they ask is, 'Did you smoke?' It's annoying at this point," Mixon told 11Alive's Jennifer Leslie
WXIA TV NBC 11 (Atlanta, GA)
added May 24, 2013 11:51
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[Georgia] RJ Reynolds Smokes Part Of Age Discrimination Suit ($$)

won a partial victory against an age discrimination collective action Wednesday, when a federal judge in Georgia found that only employees, not job seekers, could pursue disparate impact claims against the companies.
Law360
added Mar 8, 2013 06:49
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