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[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

[Georgia, Missouri, New York] Eltingville husband and wife indicted in federal cigarette smuggling scheme

Fourteen people, including a Staten Island husband and wife, were indicted on federal charges for allegedly smuggling contraband cigarettes from southern states to sell in New York...Kishchenko and another man who was also charged in the bust traveled to
Staten Island (NY) Advance
added Mar 13, 2016 17:39

[Georgia] Giant canopies part of $6 billion Atlanta airport expansion

The expansion and renovation plans did not mention the future of the airport's indoor smoking rooms for passengers inside the secure areas, which have been criticized by health officials such as U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy. Most U.S. airports h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 10, 2016 21:59

[Canada, Georgia] Seized Cig Resale May Violate Trademark Rights: Ga. Judge ($$)

granted a Canadian tribal-owned cigarette maker's bid to block the resale of a seized batch of its Seneca brand cigarettes, saying a distributor's peddling of the smokes years past their expiration date could violate the company's trademark rights. Grand
added Feb 24, 2016 21:00

[Georgia] Study points to secondhand smoke as threat to kids

Exposure to secondhand smoke is associated with a larger waist and poorer cognition in children, an Augusta University study has found. Researchers looked at passive smoke exposure in 220 overweight or obese boys and girls, ages 7 to 11, at schools in th
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Feb 16, 2016 17:24

[Georgia] Spotlight: Smart Spark Provides Alternatives to Cigarettes

Being approved as an AEMSA (American E-Liquid Manufacturing Standard Association) member. Kwaterski says, “This gives us the clear advantage over our competitors as FDA regulation is enacted over the vaping industry. We are the first vape lounge-franchis
Small Business Trends
added Feb 12, 2016 20:26

[Georgia] 'Preachers of Atlanta' Pastor Gives Condoms, Cigarettes to Those in Need

for the two stars of Oxygen’s “Preachers of Atlanta,” it’s evidence of a way to reach folks who may be put off by church. “20 cigarettes, 20 people smoking them… they all came to church,” Pastor Le’Andria Johnson told theGrio regarding her attempt to brea
Electronic Urban Report (EUR)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:37

[Georgia] First Federal Action Regarding Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems Awaits President’s Signature

The CPSC bill provides strong evidence of the immediate need for regulation of ENDS and liquid nicotine in the U.S. Awareness and use of e-cigarettes has increased substantially in the past few years. This increase in popularity has resulted in unintende
Georgia State University School of Public Health
added Jan 28, 2016 18:18

Georgia Has One of Nation's Lowest Costs of Smoking

A new report from WalletHub shows Georgia ranks sixth best in the nation in terms of health care costs, lost productivity and premature deaths from smoking. The Peach State spends $1,263,332 over the lifetime of each smoker, according to the report.
added Jan 19, 2016 16:30
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[Georgia] Former tenant of Broad Street building files fire lawsuit against owner

Williamson claims he warned property management about the smoking on several occasions but no action was taken. He contends the Jan. 3, 2014, fire started in one of the smoking tenants’ apartments.
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Dec 25, 2015 03:06
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