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[South Carolina] Conway smoke ban fizzles

A proposal that would have outlawed smoking in nearly all of the city’s private businesses failed Monday night, ending a months-long debate about secondhand smoke, worker safety, business owners’ freedoms and public health.
WBTW Channel 13
added Feb 18, 2015 10:31
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Your cigarette, his illness

Both North Charleston and Folly Beach have rejected smoking bans in enclosed workplaces. Perhaps the new CDC data will inspire a change of heart for them....So while smokers lament having fewer places to smoke, nonsmokers can breathe a little more easi
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Feb 16, 2015 19:49
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[South Carolina] Proposal wouldn't allow for smoking areas in Rock Hill parks

A proposed smoking ban would allow Rock Hill to stamp out cigarettes in city parks, precluding even the option of a dedicated smoking area, members of the City Council were told on Monday.
Columbia (SC) State
added Feb 11, 2015 05:03
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Designate a smoking area in city’s public parks

People who use parks should be allowed to smoke in designated areas as long as they aren’t exposing others to their smoke.
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Feb 10, 2015 23:18
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[South Carolina] Conway leaders not likely to ban smoking in private businesses

After months of discussions and meetings, including a favorable vote on Jan. 5, a majority of city leaders said they just can’t support outlawing smoking in private businesses — at least not now. “The world is moving toward smoke free,” said City
Myrtle Beach (SC) Sun News
added Feb 2, 2015 23:32
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[South Carolina] Old SC tobacco town not quite ready to extinguish the smoke

The old South Carolina tobacco town of Conway, where for decades tobacco auctions were held, is not quite ready to pass a smoking ban. Media outlets report that city council was expected to give final approval to a public smoking ban Tuesday. But council
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 21, 2015 10:32
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[South Carolina] Inman council puts off decision on smoking ban, parks district

City Council decided 4-0 to postpone taking any action on a proposed citywide smoking ban...The ban would prohibit smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes, at any workplace and within 15 feet of entrances.
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Jan 16, 2015 17:57
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: USCB right to go tobacco-free

The school system, including places of higher learning, have a role to play in educating and discouraging the practice. One out of every 13 U.S. children living today -- 5.6 million in total -- will die early because of smoking-related diseases if we don
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Oct 15, 2014 20:33
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[South Carolina] USCB to go tobacco-free in January / Brings clinics, nicotine patches to campus to help students, faculty quit smoking

Exactly one year after the University of South Carolina went tobacco-free, its Beaufort branch will follow suit. Beginning Jan. 1, USCB no longer will allow the use of any tobacco products -- including chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes -- on eit
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Oct 14, 2014 13:47
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[South Carolina] Fire destroys 3 tobacco barns in Florence County

Coker says the tobacco was in the last stage of the curing process before it was ready to be shipped out. Coker says heaters are used on the tobacco during that time, and one of them may have malfunctioned and caused the fire.
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 8, 2014 02:52
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