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American Lung Association in Georgia to offer ‘quit smoking’ support to residents of public housing

Through the Smoking Cessation for Low Income Housing Residents initiative, the Lung Association will work with Public Housing Agencies and other local partners to provide smokers wanting to quit access to proven-effective tobacco cessation services such a
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added Jan 20, 2018 16:04
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[Georgia] Public housing authority to enforce a no smoking rule, residents could face fines

"I'm sure a lot of people are not going to like it but we live in a housing complex so we have to do what we have to do," she said. Next year the rules are changing at public housing. The U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ordered all pub
WRDW News 12 (Augusta, GA)
added Dec 19, 2017 14:57
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[Georgia] GRIMSLEY: The Facts about E-Cigarettes

Though e-cigarettes may have a role in smoking cessation, there are certainly safer, more proven effective methods available, such as other nicotine replacement products and prescription medications. Smoking cessation is the easiest thing you can do to
Newnan (GA) Times-Herald
added Nov 29, 2017 15:23
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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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