Headlines Tagged with Georgia — 2,560 headlines found
A new report from WalletHub shows Georgia ranks sixth best in the nation in terms of health care costs, lost productivity and premature deaths from smoking. The Peach State spends $1,263,332 over the lifetime of each smoker, according to the report.
Jan 19, 2016 Patch.org
added Jan 19, 2016 16:30
Williamson claims he warned property management about the smoking on several occasions but no action was taken. He contends the Jan. 3, 2014, fire started in one of the smoking tenants’ apartments.
Dec 23, 2015 Augusta (GA) Chronicle
added Dec 25, 2015 03:06
The earlier we educate our youth, the less we have to spend in the future. Asking Georgia retailers to take on the burden of higher taxes is definitely not cool.
Dec 3, 2015 Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Dec 3, 2015 23:29
Eleventh Circuit reinstated an age discrimination collective action against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., CareerBuilder LLC and recruiter Pinstripe Inc., ruling Monday that job seekers can pursue disparate impact claims against the tobacco company. A Georgi
Nov 29, 2015 Law360
added Dec 1, 2015 01:17
While the smoking rate nationally has fallen, more than 18 percent of Georgians still light up. — Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's Office... We rate Reed’s statement Mostly True.
Nov 30, 2015 PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Nov 30, 2015 17:24
Reed’s office is correct that, in 2013, 18.8 percent of Georgia adults over 18 were smoking. But newer figures paint a peachier picture for the state. It doesn’t change the mayor’s overarching point that the state still has a way to go. We rate Reed’s
Nov 29, 2015 Atlanta Journal-Constitution blogs
added Nov 29, 2015 16:46
for the city of Savannah that rule takes effect at the beginning of the year. Beginning January 1, 2016, smoking in all public houses in Savannah will be prohibited. Earline Davis, executive director with the Housing Authority of Savannah says they've b
Nov 15, 2015 WJCL Fox28 / WTGS - TV (Savannah, GA)
added Nov 17, 2015 15:35
Bluffton Town Council voted to ban smoking at DuBois Park at Tuesday night’s town council meeting. Beaufort County already prohibits smoking in county-maintained parks. A group of local parents recently started a petition to ban smoking at DuBois Park a
Nov 11, 2015 WJCL Fox28 / WTGS - TV (Savannah, GA)
added Nov 11, 2015 21:12
A Georgia district court has approved a roughly $485,000 settlement between several affiliated crop companies and a group of domestic and H-2A visa agricultural guest workers who said they weren’t paid properly, ruling that the deal was fair and reasonabl
Nov 9, 2015 Law360
added Nov 10, 2015 16:40
Christopher M. Chesnut, who owns Atlanta-based The Chestnut Firm and was one of several attorneys who represented Cynthia Robinson...stemming from a grievance complaint by a mother Chestnut represented in a wrongful death suit over the fatal shooting of h
Oct 27, 2015 Law360
added Oct 28, 2015 16:40