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[Georgia] 'Preachers of Atlanta' Pastor Gives Condoms, Cigarettes to Those in Need

for the two stars of Oxygen’s “Preachers of Atlanta,” it’s evidence of a way to reach folks who may be put off by church. “20 cigarettes, 20 people smoking them… they all came to church,” Pastor Le’Andria Johnson told theGrio regarding her attempt to brea
Electronic Urban Report (EUR)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37

[Georgia] First Federal Action Regarding Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Awaits President’s Signature

The CPSC bill provides strong evidence of the immediate need for regulation of ENDS and liquid nicotine in the U.S. Awareness and use of e-cigarettes has increased substantially in the past few years. This increase in popularity has resulted in unintende
Georgia State University School of Public Health
added Jan 28, 2016 18:18

Georgia Has One of Nation's Lowest Costs of Smoking

A new report from WalletHub shows Georgia ranks sixth best in the nation in terms of health care costs, lost productivity and premature deaths from smoking. The Peach State spends $1,263,332 over the lifetime of each smoker, according to the report.
added Jan 19, 2016 16:30
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[Georgia] Former tenant of Broad Street building files fire lawsuit against owner

Williamson claims he warned property management about the smoking on several occasions but no action was taken. He contends the Jan. 3, 2014, fire started in one of the smoking tenants’ apartments.
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Dec 25, 2015 03:06

[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

[Georgia] Statement on smoking rates needs slightly more context

While the smoking rate nationally has fallen, more than 18 percent of Georgians still light up. — Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's Office... We rate Reed’s statement Mostly True.
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Nov 30, 2015 17:24

[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

[Georgia] BADERTSCHER: Reed's statement about smoking rates needs a bit more context

Reed’s office is correct that, in 2013, 18.8 percent of Georgia adults over 18 were smoking. But newer figures paint a peachier picture for the state. It doesn’t change the mayor’s overarching point that the state still has a way to go. We rate Reed’s
Atlanta Journal-Constitution blogs
added Nov 29, 2015 16:46
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[Georgia] VIDEO: Smoking-ban coming to Savannah's public housing

for the city of Savannah that rule takes effect at the beginning of the year. Beginning January 1, 2016, smoking in all public houses in Savannah will be prohibited. Earline Davis, executive director with the Housing Authority of Savannah says they've b
WJCL Fox28 / WTGS - TV (Savannah, GA)
added Nov 17, 2015 15:35

[Georgia] WJCL News Smoking now banned at DuBois Park in Bluffton

Bluffton Town Council voted to ban smoking at DuBois Park at Tuesday night’s town council meeting. Beaufort County already prohibits smoking in county-maintained parks. A group of local parents recently started a petition to ban smoking at DuBois Park a
WJCL Fox28 / WTGS - TV (Savannah, GA)
added Nov 11, 2015 21:12
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