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[Georgia] 'Not just gas and cigarettes anymore'

“We’re becoming more family and community centered, integrating ourselves into the neighborhood and zeroing in on what our customers want and need in a store,” Demere said.
Savannah (GA) Morning News
added Oct 7, 2012 13:04

Is proposed Georgia smoking ban protection or government overreach

“It’s punishing parents for something that is, in effect, legal,” said Benita Dodd, vice president of The Georgia Public Policy Foundation, a free-market think tank in Atlanta. “It’s government overreach. It’s nanny government.” Beyond that, Dodd said t
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Jan 28, 2017 21:02

[Georgia] Universal Leaf Tobacco Market Opens For Their Fourth Tobacco Season In Coffee County

The Chamber of Commerce recently celebrated the opening of Universal Leaf Tobacco Market for their fourth season in Douglas. According to Universal Leaf Tobacco Market Vice President George Scott, orders are up in the business and the market is maintaini
Douglas (GA) Enterprise
added Aug 9, 2016 02:34

[Asia-pacific, Georgia] Obama administration moves against Big Tobacco, with consequences for Australia

The Obama administration's proposal overnight means an ISDS clause will still be included in the TPP, but tobacco companies will not be allowed to use it to stop governments pursuing anti-smoking policies. In response to the news, Australian Trade Minis
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Oct 2, 2015 14:22

[Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, Utah] Should airports snuff out smoking rooms?

“Given all the science that we have and the fact that so many cities and states are working towards going smoke-free, the fact that airports aren’t going in that direction more quickly is disconcerting,” said Cynthia Hallett, executive director of Americ
USA Today
added Aug 31, 2015 13:44

[Georgia] Grandfather doesn't believe health risks of secondhand smoke

He smokes in our small house...all he does is to say that secondhand smoke is not a health hazard and just a government scare. / Make sure grandpa reads today’s teen column and learns these six secondhand precautions: • Exposure to secondhand smoke causes
Brunswick (GA) News (
added Jan 9, 2015 10:16

As Georgia colleges ban tobacco, some schools still considering options

As 31 Georgia universities adopt a ban on all tobacco products, colleges in and near Augusta support the measure but students remain unsure the bans will stop smoking on campus.
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Oct 3, 2014 01:45

[Georgia] Savannah State University bans smoking

A new University System of Georgia Board of Regents policy requires all of Georgia’s public college and universities to be smoke free by Oct. 1. Savannah State’s ban begins Sept. 1. Tobacco products have been banned at Georgia Southern University since A
Savannah (GA) Morning News
added Aug 19, 2014 05:42

[Georgia, New York] E-cigarettes banned in NYC -

Michael Eriksen, dean of Georgia State University's School of Public Health, is all for it. Eriksen is spearheading a new Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science at GSU, created by a $19 million grant from the FDA and the National Institutes of Health to stu
Atlanta magazine
added Dec 20, 2013 16:51

[Georgia] Some Tobacco Farmers Have a Sweet Tooth

now the warehouse, which still smells of tobacco leaves and cigarette smoke, is becoming a hub for a sweeter crop: stevia. Approved for commercial use in the U.S. five years ago, stevia extracts are fast becoming the sugar substitute of choice for a popul
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Nov 15, 2013 02:56
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