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[Georgia] Robins to focus on men’s health awareness throughout June

Tobacco cessation treatment - including counseling and medication - is completely free for TriCare beneficiaries and employees with Federal Employee Health Benefits. "Avoid being around secondhand smoke because inhaling other people's smoke can cause
U.S. Air Force
added Jun 10, 2016 21:48

[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

[Georgia] Decatur adds e-cigarettes to city’s smoking ban

Decatur has added e-cigarettes to the city’s smoking ban that many residents didn't even know was already in place. The city of Decatur approved a ban on the use of e-cigarettes on Monday in public places like parks. Tuesday, CBS46 went to Decatur Squa
WTOC - TV (Savannah, GA)
added May 18, 2016 19:07

[Georgia] County eyes smoking ban in all its parks

Some Charlton County parents aren’t too happy about their children being exposed to secondhand smoke while playing recreation ball. At last week’s county meeting, Commissioner Jesse Crews informed his fellow commissioners the newly reappointed county re
Charlton County (GA) Herald
added May 11, 2016 01:58

[Georgia] VIDEO: How FDA e-cigarette regulation could affect vaping bans

could have an impact on how Clarkston City Council votes on a proposed Vaping Ban preventing the use of e-cigarettes indoors. “How do we secure individual rights, not try to be over-burdensome with our regulations, but again try to take a public health
WXIA TV NBC 11 (Atlanta, GA)
added May 6, 2016 11:17

[Georgia] Up In Smoke: New vaping regulations

Back in November, WTOC brought you an in depth look at the vaping industry in Savannah... Surprisingly missing from Thursday's announcement, any prohibition on kid friendly flavors like, cotton candy and gummy bear. The FDA also isn't preventing e-cigare
WTOC - TV (Savannah, GA)
added May 6, 2016 11:19
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[China, Georgia] Fulton man seriously burned after e-cigarette battery explodes

“He was not even smoking it,” Petty said. “There was no warning. There was nothing getting hot in his pocket.”... Channel 2 reached out to the Efest battery manufacturer, located in China, but has not received any comment from them about the complaint.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added May 11, 2016 20:30
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[Georgia] DeKalb County city wants to ban e-cigarettes, decriminalize marijuana

Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry and the city’s public safety committee discussed on Thursday the consequences of marijuana possession, which Terry said arrests for are an inefficient use of police resources.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Apr 25, 2016 14:27

[Georgia] 'Careless smoking' not ruled out in fire that killed kids

Two young children were killed in a fire at a Lumpkin County home on Monday. ... "Investigators could not rule out careless smoking as the possible cause."
WXIA TV NBC 11 (Atlanta, GA)
added Apr 20, 2016 15:59

[Georgia] Woman says secondhand smoke caused her cancer; changed her life forever

The Breathe Easy Coalition of Columbus wants to add to the number of businesses and public places in our area where people won’t be exposed to the harmful chemicals. “When people understand how it’s endangering employees and patrons of that business that
WRBL Channel 3 (Columbus, GA)
added Mar 17, 2016 12:57
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