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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

[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

[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.
added Mar 8, 2013 06:49

[Georgia] RJ Reynolds, Others Socked With Age Discrimination Suit ($$)

Reynolds Tobacco Co. on Wednesday was hit with a collective action from a Georgia man who says the company — helped by CareerBuilder LLC and recruiter Pinstripe Inc. — purposely avoided hiring older job applicants for regional sales positions.
added Jun 8, 2012 17:34

[Georgia] Tax dollars for needy cashed in at liquor stores, strip clubs, tobacco shops

Last year Georgia handed out $50 million in cash to needy families. We discovered that no one is really watching how the money is being spent, but we are!
WXIA TV NBC 11 (Atlanta, GA)
added May 18, 2012 19:57

[Georgia] Norcross residents react to smoking ban at city parks

Gwinnett (GA) Daily Post
added May 9, 2012 12:06

[Georgia] Social media may be creating a new generation of smokers

Huang explained that efficient, low-cost marketing through Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat could be what gave JUUL such a jum...r, social media marketing has become increasingly popular and difficult to regulate. Consequentially, those who see
Georgia State University Signal
added Jun 28, 2018 15:03

[Honduras, Georgia] “Island Jim” brings color, entrepreneurial spirit to festival

The Honduran cigar he produces has really caught on, and he wholesales the unique cigar to some 1,500 U.S. cigar stores....He has filed a lawsuit, but if it fails, the “little guys” will be gone, he said. (Appen News, GA)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:02

Despite University Smoking Bans, Georgia Students Keep Puffing

She is also a member of the Tobacco Quit Program at Emory. The university became tobacco-free more than three years ago. Despite the ban, there are still smokers on Emory’s campus. You’ll find them bumming a cigarette or puffing away behind the trees or
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added Mar 4, 2015 17:58

[Georgia, Pennsylvania] Editorial: It's time to ban smoking on campus

On Wednesday, Oct. 1, the University of Georgia will start enforcing a campus-wide tobacco ban, joining a growing trend in higher education. ...universities are justified in banning cigarette smoking on campus grounds. Pitt should, too.
Pitt News (University of Pittsburgh)
added Sep 30, 2014 04:42
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