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[Georgia] VIDEO: New ordinance prevents people smoking near public homes

In two days people in the CSRA looking to light up will have to be 25 feet away from public housing. NewsChannel 6 to a few people about the ban and they say it's unfair they can't smoke at home. "A lady down the hall had asked me if I quit smoking;
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Jul 30, 2018 21:14
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[Georgia] GSU advancing research on impact of e-cigarettes as teen usage skyrockets

Researchers at Georgia State University are helping to explore the health effects and addictive nature of electronic cigarettes at a time the government is trying to curb the spiraling use of the devices among the nation’s high school students and adults
SaportaReport
added Jul 16, 2018 23:23
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[Georgia] Smoking leads to assault charge in Athens

A 66-year-old Rocksprings Court man was arrested last Wednesday night after he allegedly threatened his girlfriend’s daughter with a knife in a dispute about cigarette smoke in the car they were driving in, Athens-Clarke County police said. When the vic
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Jul 11, 2018 14:00
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[Georgia] Three employees at senior living home are arrested for filming elderly woman after she had a stroke on Snapchat and calling it 'The End' while using profanities and smoking vape pens

Three young employees at a senior living home have been charged after they captured an elderly woman on Snapchat after she suffered a stroke while using profanities and smoking vape pens, authorities said. Jorden Lanah Bruce, 21, Mya Janai Moss, 21, and
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 9, 2018 17:53
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Black woman films angry white motorist calling 911 on her for smoking in a parking garage at their Georgia apartment complex

'Caucasian woman tells my daughter to put her cigarette out and decides to call the police on my daughter for smoking outside in a parking deck,' she said in the Sunday caption. 'Police showed up and said it was no harm to others....this calling the cop
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 6, 2018 15:04
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[Georgia] 'Newport Nancy' calls police on black woman smoking in a parking garage, sparking 'Smoking While Black'

“Caucasian woman tells my daughter to put her cigarette out and decides to call the police on my daughter for smoking outside in a parking deck,” wrote Etheridge. “Police showed up and said it was no harm to others….this calling the cops on Blacks is gett
Yahoo!
added Jul 19, 2018 21:28
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[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
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E-cigarettes ubiquitous at schools despite all efforts: 'You won't find a kid in Georgia who hasn't vaped before'

A new study from Georgia State University supported that theory, citing the surging sales of JUUL and calling it the most popular e-cigarette brand in the U.S. Anna Belle Wallace, one of Jennings' classmates, said she remembers the burst of flavor when
Fox News
added Jun 8, 2018 15:24
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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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