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[Georgia] U.S. business groups oppose exceptions in Pacific trade pact

U.S. business groups have voiced their opposition to blocking specific products, like tobacco, from rules letting foreign companies sue governments over damage to investments as Pacific trade ministers gather to finalize an ambitious trade deal.
added Oct 1, 2015 08:13

[Asia-pacific, Georgia] Morning Agriculture: USTR CONFIRMS ATLANTA TPP TALKS TO BEGIN SATURDAY

Trans-Pacific Partnership talks will begin meeting on Saturday, in Atlanta, to try to resolve remaining issues in the negotiations, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative confirmed Thursday. As has been widely expected, chief negotiators will continu
added Sep 26, 2015 09:46

[Georgia] VIDEO: Bluffton Town Council considers smoking ban in public parks

Mayor Lisa Sulka said she's received many emails from parents complaining about people smoking in parks near their children. "I would appreciate if I could bring my kids to the park and know that they're lungs are safe here," said Marsha Hunter, a Bluf
WJCL Fox28 / WTGS - TV (Savannah, GA)
added Sep 23, 2015 13:25

[Georgia] Defense Department seeks teen video producers for anti-smoking campaign

Calling all teen video producers! Uncle Sam wants you to help “Fight the Enemy.” The Defense Department is launching a video contest to encourage young smokers to kick the habit. To enter the video contest, teens ages 13 to 18, must be related to a Depar
WRBL Channel 3 (Columbus, GA)
added Sep 22, 2015 20:32

[Georgia] Roswell Bans E-Cigarettes in Parks

you can no longer use e-cigarettes or vapor products in Roswell parks and public spaces. That’s because the Roswell City Council on Wednesday voted to ban those devices, as well as so-called vapor products. The Council voted 4-1 to approve the measure; C
added Sep 21, 2015 09:26

[Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, Utah] Should airports snuff out smoking rooms?

“Given all the science that we have and the fact that so many cities and states are working towards going smoke-free, the fact that airports aren’t going in that direction more quickly is disconcerting,” said Cynthia Hallett, executive director of Americ
USA Today
added Aug 31, 2015 13:44

[Georgia] GSU to study attitudes about smoking in public

Georgia State University’s School of Public Health is part of a research project that is looking at the prevalence of smoking and attitudes toward second-hand smoke in Fulton County.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Aug 31, 2015 12:10

[Georgia, New York] Yankees' CC Sabathia rips paparazzi after being photographed smoking on hotel balcony

claims it was only a cigar, nothing against Major League Baseball's drug policy...posted the photo to his Instagram account, writing, "Shout out to the Paparazzi for catching me on the smallest balcony ever trying to relax with my 4 kids driving me crazy!
added Aug 31, 2015 11:48

[Georgia, New York] CC Sabathia: Not smoking a blunt in photo — it’s just a cigar

CC Sabathia and his family didn’t give in to what appeared to be an extortion plot Saturday morning. A photographer took a picture of Sabathia on the balcony of the St. Regis Atlanta hotel Friday or Saturday and shopped it to outlets by saying the Yankees
New York Post
added Aug 31, 2015 11:46

Is Georgia doing enough to prevent and reduce cancer deaths?

It got the lowest ranking possible in the following five areas: cigarette tax rates, smoke-free laws, tobacco prevention and cessation services program funding, indoor tanning device restrictions and increased access to Medicaid.
Atlanta Business Chronicle
added Aug 6, 2015 11:55
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