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[Georgia] SMITH: No Ifs, Ands, or Butts: Black People Shouldn’t Smoke

Although difficult to find, there are some materials and resources made specifically for African-American smokers who are trying their best to quit. For Black smokers, quitting is a gift to themselves, their families, and their community.
Atlanta (GA) Black Star
added Nov 16, 2017 15:04
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GEORGIA PUSHING MORE THAN EVER FOR SMOKE-FREE LIVING, WORK SPACES

Department of Public Health is working to get the word about the dangers of smoking to property owners and managers and their residents. They are trying to educate them on the need for smoke-free policies. Kenneth Ray, Deputy Director of the Tobacco Ces
WSB-AM 750 (Atlanta, GA)
added Nov 16, 2017 15:03
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[Georgia] Hawaiian island bans smoking in cars with children

A similar bill was introduced in Georgia during the 2015-2016 regular session and overwhelmingly passed the State Senate in a 37-3 vote. However, the bill apparently stalled in the Georgia Houses of Representatives and was never signed into law by the go
WXIA TV NBC 11 (Atlanta, GA)
added Oct 20, 2017 13:13
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[Georgia] New Poll Shows Atlanta Voters Overwhelmingly Support Smoke-free Law

Three-quarters of voters (76 percent) favor a law to prohibit smoking inside most public places – including workplaces, public buildings, offices, restaurants, bars and the Hartsfield-Jackson airport – including two-thirds of voters (67 percent) who stron
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 18, 2017 15:45
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[Georgia] Smoke Free Fulton campaign helps clear the air

Fulton County is literally clearing the air through its year-old Proud To Be Smoke Free Fulton campaign. Started by the county board of health’s Partnerships to Improve Community Health program, it has helped nearly 50 bars and restaurants adopt non-smo
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Oct 8, 2017 10:02
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[Georgia] campaign aims to make Fulton County smoke-free

The Fulton County Partnerships to Improve Community Health Program launched the Proud To Be Smoke Free Fulton Campaign in 2016 as part of its Tobacco-Free Living Program to discourage tobacco use, reduce secondhand smoke exposure and give residents clean
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Sep 30, 2017 19:53
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[Georgia] These 47 Fulton establishments recently signed no-smoking policies

As part of an initiative to discourage tobacco use and reduce secondhand smoke, Fulton County made a list of area restaurants and bars that recently instituted no-smoking policies. The Guide to Smoke-Free Bars & Restaurants lists the names, addresses an
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Sep 23, 2017 00:15
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[Georgia] Oconee Parks and Rec bans e-cigarettes, vaping

Following the school district’s lead, Oconee Parks and Recreation Department will be banning the use of e-cigarettes and vapes on its properties and within its facilities. The decision, said Parks and Recreation Director Lisa Davol, was made in part due
Oconee (GA) Enterprise
added Sep 20, 2017 23:01
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[Georgia] Albany Housing Authority prepares to become no tobacco zone

The Albany Housing Authority is working with residents as they prepare for all their property to go non-tobacco in October. The Housing Authority board of commissioners approved the non-tobacco resolution earlier this summer. The Executive Director says
WALB Channel 10 (Albany, GA)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:42
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[Georgia] 11th Circuit Panel Affirms Dismissal Of ADEA Suit Against R.J. Reynolds ($$)

Court of Appeals panel on June 27 affirmed a Georgia federal judge’s dismissal of an Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) lawsuit alleging that R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. engaged in a pattern or practice of discrimination against older job applicant
Lexis Nexis
added Jul 14, 2017 23:41
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