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[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

Tobacco prevention campaign from CDC brought into Southwest Georgia

Tips From Former Smokers is now running in the Southwest Public Health District
Albany (GA) Herald
added Jul 19, 2015 11:55

[Georgia] LETTER: Keep city smoke-free

I have been a practicing respiratory therapist for more than 43 years, and I am tired of people opposing efforts to make our work environments in Augusta smoke-free. As a victim of secondhand smoke from a workplace and parents who smoked, I recently had t
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jul 14, 2015 10:52

[Georgia] 10 years after smoking ban, percentage of bars and restaurants using exemption has doubled

“I have no reason to think that things have changed,” Michael Eriksen, an author of the study, told Georgia Health News. “While the law is well known and well accepted, restaurants have figured out how to work within the law and allow smoking,” said Eri
Florida Times-Union
added Jun 26, 2015 12:03

[Florida] Georgia Defense Attorney Spotlighted on the Season's Final Engle Trading Card

features an Atlanta-based attorney who won his first three Engle trials in front of CVN cameras.
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Jun 24, 2015 15:59

Georgia smoking rate drops

Georgia’s smoking percentage is lower than other Southern states except for Florida, at 16.8 percent, and Texas, at 15.9 percent. Overall, 26 states had a drop in cigarette smoking prevalence over that period, the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Rep
Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Jun 22, 2015 16:42
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