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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Smoking has changed much over 40 years

With DHEC’s South Carolina numbers showing more than a third of South Carolina students have used what the agency defines as “a new and emerging tobacco product,” it’s clear that accurately portraying these products and determining their future are impor
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Nov 16, 2017 00:56
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[South Carolina] Big Pharma's Tobacco Moment as Star Lawyers Push Opioid Suits

South Carolina became the sixth state to sue opioid makers alleging they have created a public health crisis. The suit filed by Joe Rice, a plaintiff lawyer who helped negotiate a $246 billion settlement with the tobacco industry in 1998, suggests states
Bloomberg News
added Aug 17, 2017 05:22
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[South Carolina] SC scores poorly on cancer report card

The document, How Do You Measure Up?...tobacco use is responsible for more than 30 percent of cancer deaths in the state. So raising the state’s cigarette tax, a proven method to keep young people from smoking, by $1.50 or more would save lives and reduc
Greenville (SC) News
added Aug 13, 2017 01:39
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[South Carolina] City reverses course on smoking ban: passes first reading ($$)

On second thought, Gaffney City Councilman Harold Littlejohn now realizes the dangers of secondhand smoke. Four months after voting against a smoking ban, Littlejohn on Monday joined council members Charles Montgomery and Bernard Smith and Gaffney Mayor
Gaffney (SC) Ledger
added Aug 9, 2017 15:16
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Tobacco use objectives can be met

Where the ASH and government, from the national level to local, should not be directing the fight is electronic cigarettes. Lindsey Stroud, government relations coordinator at The Heartland Institute, notes that not only is the Food and Drug Administrat
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Jul 18, 2017 01:53
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[South Carolina] Filtered cigarettes linked to lung cancer increase

About 7,200 people in the Palmetto State die from smoking each year, according to the South Carolina Tobacco-Free Collaborative. And while the rate of lung cancer has been dropping in recent years, one type — adenocarcinoma — has been on the rise.
Greenville (SC) News
added Jun 5, 2017 15:06
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[South Carolina] Gaffney rejects citywide smoking ban

Gaffney City Council on Monday night snuffed out a proposed smoking ban at restaurants and public places. Council voted 4-3 to reject an ordinance that City Administrator James Taylor said would have banned smoking in public places such as government bu
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Apr 4, 2017 16:27
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[North Carolina, South Carolina] Levine Cancer Institute Launches Nation's First Mobile Lung CT Unit to Improve Care for Region's Underserved and Rural Patients

Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute, in partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Samsung and Frazer, designed and created the nation's first mobile lung unit with a computed tomography scanner
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 01:56
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: New chance in approach to smoking

As Bahr states, what renders e-cigarettes a safer (and less expensive) option lies in the physical process itself... Tobacco policy is long due for reform. Trump may be the answer.
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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[South Carolina] State of Tobacco Control Report: SC Gets a Failing Grade

“Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in our nation, and 19.7 percent of South Carolina residents currently smoke,” said Martha C. Bogdan, President & CEO of the American Lung Association of the Southeast. “We know what works
WLTX-TV 19 (COLUMBIA, SC)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:17
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