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[South Carolina] Smoking bans inevitable, but what of vapes?

In Orangeburg, the city would extend “no smoking” to include sites such as Centennial Park, the Chapel of Hope, Duncan Street Park and Rosa Parks Playground. In Charleston, the new ordinance would prohibit smoking in all of the city’s 120 parks. In bot
AP - Associated Press
added May 21, 2018 15:05
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[South Carolina] Freedom to light up in some SC parks will go up in smoke if city council approves ban

Depending on the outcome of a vote Tuesday, smoking could be outlawed in hundreds of public parks in South Carolina. The Charleston City Council is expected to vote on an ordinance proposing to ban all smoking in the city parks. That would include e-cig
Columbia (SC) State
added May 7, 2018 16:26
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[South Carolina] Ordinance aims to ban smoking at Charleston city parks

120 parks,1800 acres and not a cigarette among them is the aim of an ordinance before Charleston City Council. This ordinance is similar to ones already in place at MUSC, College of Charleston, and the Citadel. The ban would include both traditional an
WCBD-TV2 (Mt. Pleasant, SC)
added May 7, 2018 16:20
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[South Carolina] Charleston to consider smoking ban in city parks

Supporters say the move is the next step after similar bans were approved in workplaces, at the Medical University of South Carolina, the College of Charleston and The Citadel. The city's website says Charleston has 120 parks with about 1,800 total acre
Charlotte (NC) Observer
added May 6, 2018 00:58
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[South Carolina] Orangeburg City Council moving ahead with smoking ban

Council gave first of three required readings to the ban on Tuesday night. The vote was 5-2, with Councilmen Charlie Jernigan and Richard Stroman voting in opposition. The ordinance would prohibit smoking in public places including Centennial Park, Chap
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added May 6, 2018 00:57
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[South Carolina] Charleston is on track to ban smoking in parks, latest in efforts to outlaw tobacco in public places

After years of planning, the ordinance, which would ban all smoking — including e-cigarettes — is expected to collect majority backing at Tuesday night's meeting. Supporters say the move is an incremental one following years of similar bans in workplace
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added May 4, 2018 21:03
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[South Carolina] Federal Indictments Unsealed; 14 Former SCDC Employees and Correction Officers Arrested by the FBI

The investigation uncovered a number of SCDC employees who accepted bribes to smuggle into prison various contraband, such as cell phones, narcotics, or tobacco.
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 1, 2018 18:48
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[South Carolina] Smoking indoors still OK in Anderson and some want to change it

while cities in the Upstate including Greenville, Spartanburg, Clemson, Pendleton and Williamston have passed ordinances banning smoking at indoor workplaces, including bars and restaurants, Anderson has not.
Anderson (SC) Independent-Mail
added Mar 3, 2018 00:42
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South Carolina: Bill would make smoking with a child in the car illegal

ABC 15 News spoke to smokers in our area to see how they felt about the idea. "Minors wouldn't really have a choice in the matter and it's bad for em. It's proven scientifically that second hand smoke will kill ya," said one person we talked to. Anothe
WPDE 15 (Conway, SC)
added Feb 10, 2018 18:36
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[South Carolina] SC bill could ban smoking in car with children

lawmakers have proposed a bill that would make it illegal to smoke in a car with children present. The bill, proposed on February 6, would prohibit "a person to smoke a tobacco product in a motor vehicle in which a minor is a passenger and provide a pena
NBC6  WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Feb 9, 2018 17:26
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