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[Georgia] Oz & Roizen: Thirdhand smoke: Myth or reality?

Yes, thirdhand smoke is a real (and terrible) thing. It is the toxic residue that collects on clothes, rug, drapes or furniture when those things are exposed to smoke from any tobacco product. Think about it: If you’re a nonsmoker and you’ve stood next to
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Oct 15, 2018 22:47
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[Georgia] What you smoke can say a lot about you

Mujiri, an Arts and Sciences student, has been smoking throughout college, and despite the introduction of new vapes, she’s been faithful to the cigarette. “It’s old school. It’s a routine. You light it, you ash it, you put it out. It sounds weird to non
Georgia State University Signal
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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[Georgia] Battle lines drawn on smoking ban

The divisions stemmed from the healthcare community's push to eliminate secondhand smoke and the hospitality industry's concern they would lose employees and customers. Both sides agreed enforcement would be — and is — an issue. "We have a law on the b
Rome (GA) News-Tribune
added Sep 19, 2018 16:35
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[Georgia] VARITEK: You won’t see this policy up in smoke

Cigarettes are becoming ever more socially unacceptable, but as long as our consistent crowd of students propagate their smoke in Library Plaza, non-smoking students will continue to be negatively affected. It’s a health risk, through and through.
Georgia State University Signal
added Sep 12, 2018 19:44
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[Georgia] WALLACE: Teacher responds poorly to late student

You keep harping about the evils of smoking...Isn’t it a fact that a person who has never smoked even one cigarette and never breathed one puff of secondhand smoke could still die from lung cancer?...Yes, it is true that it’s possible for a person who has
Brunswick (GA) News (goldenisles.news)
added Sep 9, 2018 19:02
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[Georgia] SIMPSON: When health went up in smoke

In my youth, there were no restrictions on tobacco advertising, and the slogans and claims became fixed in our brains. The producer of Old Golds claimed there was “not a cough in a carload.” Lucky Strike printed and shouted their main slogan, “LS/MFT — L
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Aug 31, 2018 02:04
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[New York, West Virginia] Indian-American from Georgia sentenced after pleading guilty to cigarette smuggling charge

Sukhdev Singh Virdi, of Dacula, Georgia, was sentenced Aug. 20, to three years probation for unlawful cigarette smuggling....pled guilty to one count of “Conspiracy to Traffic in Untaxed Cigarettes” in June 2017. Virdi admitted to conspiring to profit fr
News India Times
added Aug 22, 2018 17:46
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[Georgia, New York] A New Smoking Ban in Public Housing Roils Some Residents

Many housing advocates support the ban. But they worry about how it will be enforced. Elderly, disabled and mentally ill tenants, they say, will have a harder time complying because the ban forces them to stand 25 feet away from their front door to smoke
Pew Center on the States & stateline.org
added Aug 20, 2018 15:46
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Cancer report ranks Georgia low, cites state’s tobacco tax, funding

Georgia earned high marks in just two of nine categories related to fighting cancer, according to a recent report. The American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) says in its report that only six states had fewer top ratings, labeled as “Gr
Gwinnett (GA) Daily Post
added Aug 15, 2018 16:15
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[Georgia] New study looks at the role kids play in parents breaking their smoking habit

A ground breaking new study has come out over the past few months from our very own Medical College of Georgia about smoking and how to quit and how to make sure kids never start. All about breaking that cycle of tobacco and nicotine addiction, getting r
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Aug 7, 2018 16:47
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