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[China] Georgia State Names Partner Cities for Tobacco Control Project

School of Public Health has named five major municipalities in China that will partner with the school on efforts to improve policies and programs to reduce smoking in a nation that produces more tobacco and has more smokers than any other in the world.
added Apr 28, 2015 12:12

[Georgia] Smoky air: Zero complaints, multiple hideouts following ban

But this isn’t the only hideaway where smokers congregate. A trip behind Park Hall revealed dozens of cigarette butts disposed on the ground, now that the ashtrays have been removed. The same goes for Baldwin Hall.
Red and Black (University of Georgia)
added Apr 24, 2015 12:08

[Florida, Georgia] AUDIO: American Cancer Society CEO Talks Tobacco Lawsuits And More

The head of the Atlanta-based American Cancer Society Dr. John Seffrin, who is leaving the non-profit after more than 20 years at the helm, talked with Rose Scott and Denis O’Hayer about these issues and more on “A Closer Look.”
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added Apr 14, 2015 14:56

[Georgia] FDA Concerned About Exploding E-Cigarettes

Spike Babaian is the owner of Vape New York, a store specializing in e-cigarettes. She says these explosions are rare but when they do happen, it's mostly during charging. "You can't just stick this into any old charging unit and that is the biggest iss
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Apr 14, 2015 02:28

[Tennessee] Sheriff's Office suspends partnership with Georgia e-cigarette company

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office has suspended business operations with a Georgia-based electronic cigarette retailer, according to a RCSO spokeswoman. As of Tuesday, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office suspended JailCigs from conducting business wi
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Apr 14, 2015 01:24

[Georgia] Tybee officials consider draft of beach smoking ban

A rule drafted by city attorney Bubba Hughes that would make any use of tobacco or nicotine — cigarettes, cigars, pipes or electronic cigarettes — illegal along the beach, in crosswalks, on the Walter Parker Pier and in other city structures not specific
Savannah (GA) Morning News
added Mar 28, 2015 13:03

[Georgia] Smoking in Cars with Kids Could Cost You

Senate Bill 130 prohibits smoking in a car when a child is present. State Senators passed the bill last week and sent it to the House of Representatives. “There is no feeling like when you're struggling to breathe,” said Children's Hospital of Georgia
WJBF-TV ABC Channel 6 (Augusta, GA)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:45

[Georgia] Bill to stop smoking while kids in cars passes Senate

Thompson sponsored Senate Bill 130, which would make it a misdemeanor to smoke in a motor vehicle if a child under age 15 were present. The state Senate passed the bill Friday, Crossover Day, by a 37-3 vote. It now rests with the state House. Bills must
Athens (GA) Banner-Herald
added Mar 16, 2015 10:34

[Georgia] Senate set to vote on Smokefree bill: Law would restrict people from smoking in car with children

A bill by state Sen. Bruce Thompson (R-White) that restricts the places a person can smoke is expected to receive a vote on the Senate floor today. Smokefree Cars for Children Act, Senate Bill 130, would prohibit people from smoking in a car while a per
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Mar 13, 2015 14:20

Despite University Smoking Bans, Georgia Students Keep Puffing

She is also a member of the Tobacco Quit Program at Emory. The university became tobacco-free more than three years ago. Despite the ban, there are still smokers on Emory’s campus. You’ll find them bumming a cigarette or puffing away behind the trees or
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added Mar 4, 2015 17:58
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