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[Georgia] Augusta Commission passes smoking ordinance 6-4

After failed tries years ago, the Augusta Commission finally passed a tougher smoking ordinance that would ban smoking in bars and most other public workplaces. At least one business owner was talking about a potential legal challenge to the new ordinanc
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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[Georgia] Editorial: Augusta should breather easier

When is Augusta going to give the rest of us a break? Could it be today, when the Augusta Commission is set to consider the proposed ordinance clearing the air once and for all? The vast majority of us hope so. Bar owners opposing the ordinance that wo
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 5, 2018 16:15
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[Georgia] Letter: Look at all we can prevent

The Georgia Cancer Center wholeheartedly endorses the proposed Smoke-Free Augusta-Richmond County Ordinance to ensure all workplaces and public buildings are smoke-free from combustible tobacco products and are liberated from the secondhand aerosol (vapo
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 27, 2018 15:30
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[Georgia] Bar owners, smokefree advocates square off

Both sides lobbed familiar arguments Wednesday for and against a tougher smokefree ordinance being considered by the Augusta Commission. Those for and against a tougher smokefree ordinance in Augusta reached for familiar themes of freedom of choice and
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 24, 2018 07:13
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[Georgia] City Ink: Sheriff butts heads with marshal over traffic escorts

BreathEasy Augusta coalition was back before a commission committee asking members to pass a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance...Clint Martin, owner of Bar West...“A huge cancer study showed that secondhand smoke does not cause cancer...It does not cause
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 14, 2018 01:46
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[Florida] 11th Circuit Hears Arguments In Georgia Tobacco Regulations Case ($$)

An attorney for S&M Brands Inc. on April 17 told the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals that the Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) is “skewed to benefit participating manufacturers,” as evidenced by a recent change to Georgia’s Model Escrow Agreement (MEA
Lexis Nexis
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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[Georgia] Smoking ordinance headed to workshop

An Augusta Commission committee voted Tuesday to send a tougher smoking ordinance to a workshop so advocates for and against can be heard further. A tougher smoking ordinance is headed for a workshop in a couple of weeks after an Augusta Commission comm
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added May 9, 2018 01:19
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[Georgia] LETTER: Augusta smoking ban: Time to clear the air

In the next few weeks, the Augusta Commission will have an opportunity to ensure a healthier workplace... As the home of the Medical College of Georgia, and as a forward-looking city with an expanded arts center and cybersecurity center downtown, Augusta
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 28, 2018 15:40
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[Georgia] Editorial: Augusta Commission should strengthen city’s smoking laws

This newspaper’s support of a stronger smoking ban might surprise some, given our conservative bent. But we don’t happen to believe pollution is a conservative value... The proposed local ordinance would extend the ban to other public establishments such
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Apr 23, 2018 00:35
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Firm Claims It’s Getting Burned By Georgia Tobacco Regs

an unconstitutional restraint of trade. S&M Brands, maker of the Tahoe, Bailey’s and Riverside brand of cigarettes, claimed in its lawsuit that Georgia’s revised Model Escrow Agreement unconstitutionally impairs the company’s contract with its bank, unf
Courthouse News
added Apr 18, 2018 13:38
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