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[Georgia] 11th Circ. Backs RJ Reynolds Win In Age Discrimination Suit ($$)

panel on Tuesday backed the dismissal of an R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. job applicant's age discrimination suit against the company, rejecting the Georgia man’s argument that his disparate treatment claim was timely.
added Jun 29, 2017 04:50
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[Georgia] National Behavioral Health Summit for Tobacco-Free Recovery

(ACS) and the (SCLC) hosted an historic multi-sectorial summit at the ACS Atlanta headquarters on October 13-14, 2016...established a goal to reduce smoking prevalence in the United States among persons with behavioral health issues from 34% in 2015 to 30
Smoking Cessation Leadership Center (UCSF)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:46

[Georgia] Indoor places may become smoke free in Columbus

Columbus may be the next city in Georgia to forbid smoking inside public places. Columbus city council will soon hear a new version of the smoke free ordinance, which has plenty of support according to a poll from Breathe Right Columbus.
WRBL Channel 3 (Columbus, GA)
added Jun 16, 2017 00:13

[Georgia] EDITORIAL: Going smokeless: A healthy breath of fresh air

Passage of this ban was a high moment for his administration and others on council who took a strong stand for a healthier Savannah. Today, they can look back and be proud, as their action may have saved lives.
Savannah (GA) Morning News
added Jun 5, 2017 14:43

[Georgia] Bad Mrs Claus! Uma Thurman takes a cigarette break on set of her new movie The War With Grandpa while dressed in a Santa-inspired costume

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:43

[Georgia] Councilor Walker Garrett calls Breathe Easy smoking poll very unreliable

Garrett says the results of a Breathe Easy Columbus smoking poll are unreliable because the questions are too leading...The release stated that 69 percent of Columbus voters support a city ordinance to prevent smoking in public places and
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Jun 2, 2017 17:57

[Georgia] Breathe Easy poll results, ‘69 percent of voters support Columbus smoking ban’

Breathe Easy Columbus, an organization pushing for a citywide smoking ban, released results from a poll Wednesday that supports its position. The poll was conducted by Landmark Communications Inc., a company based in Alpharetta, Ga., to determine public
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Jun 1, 2017 02:28

7 million people die of tobacco use each year — how much is tobacco costing Georgians?

In Georgia, approximately 11,700 adults die from smoking-related illnesses every year, according to CDC data. In 2015, 17.7 percent of adults in Georgia smoked cigarettes and the state spent about $3.2 billion on healthcare costs due to smoking in 2009.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added May 30, 2017 22:17
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[Georgia] East Point bans smoking in city parks

Now all public parks in Fulton County are smoke-free. The City Council and mayor of East Point have voted unanimously to prohibit smoking in the city’s parks and recreation areas. Every year, on May 31, the World Health Organization marks World No Tobac
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added May 18, 2017 08:57

[Georgia] Aiken's public parks going tobacco-free

Starting June 1, the city will begin prohibiting the use of tobacco in any form, including electronic cigarettes, in the city's parks. Signs will be posted and the community will be notified through "various communication channels." Those who refuse to co
WFXG FOX 54 (Augusta, GA)
added May 11, 2017 03:25
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