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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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[South Carolina] FDA Regulations Impact Myrtle Beach-area Vape Retailers

“At this point, we are following everything that we are required to do – and one of these things is to register with the FDA,” she said, adding that every one of her e-liquid products – 2,500 variations in this case based on nicotine levels, vegetable gl
Myrtle Beach (SC) Sun News
added Jan 23, 2017 19:53
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[South Carolina] How much does smoking cost over a lifetime? More than you think.

Wallet Hub ranked every U.S. state by the lifetime and annual costs of smoking. South Carolina is eighth from the bottom in the newly released report because of relatively low cigarette and tobacco tax costs, but the overall price tag is still sobering: $
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Jan 17, 2017 19:14
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[North Carolina, South Carolina] Study: Lifetime of smoking costs more than $1M

According to a recent Wallethub study, smokers in the Carolinas can save themselves an average of over $1 million by cutting the dangerous habit. The study, which was developed to encourage smokers to quit the habit, calculated the potential monetary lo
NBC6  WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Jan 17, 2017 19:13
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[Florida, South Carolina] Ybor's culture, cigars and Cubans a big hit with visiting football fans

all of South Carolina and all Clemson fans — sat at a corner table in Ybor City's Tabanero Cigars as their spouses shopped for stogies. "They wanted to watch football and buy cigars in Tampa since this is where to get them," Paige Graham said. "Hopefull
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Jan 12, 2017 21:59
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