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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

[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

[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

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

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

[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
added Dec 1, 2015 01:17

[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
added Sep 26, 2015 09:46

[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. (Appen News, GA)
added Aug 27, 2014 18:42

[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

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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