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[South Carolina] Public housing residents skeptical of smoke-free rule

A proposal to require all public housing properties in the nation to become smoke-free indoors in 2017 is receiving mixed reviews from Spartanburg residents. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development rule would require a ban on all lit smokin
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Sep 29, 2016 18:46
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[South Carolina] Rock Hill enacts smoking ban in public parks

Smokers will no longer be able to light up in public parks, courtesy of a decision Monday by the Rock Hill City Council. In a 4-2 vote, the council approved the second reading and adoption of a proposal that bans smoking, including the use of electronic
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Sep 27, 2016 12:00
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[South Carolina] Rock Hill proposal for smoking ban for parks passes first reading

In a 4-3 vote, the Rock Hill City Council approved the first reading of a proposal that would ban smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes, in all parks owned and operated by the city. Council members were divided while weighing public health
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Sep 14, 2016 01:50
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[South Carolina] “Baby & Me Tobacco-Free” program launched in the Upstate

Department of Health and Environmental Control and the March of Dimes are launching a program to help pregnant tobacco users quit smoking and using other tobacco products. “Baby & Me Tobacco Free” is a grant-funded, research-based program to help pregnan
WSPA News Channel Seven (Spartanburg, SC)
added Aug 30, 2016 02:20
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[South Carolina] Could Beaufort County ban smoking outside of all buildings that get taxpayer money?

Sneaking out to the parking lot between classes at the Technical College of the Lowcountry for a quick cigarette? Smoke ’em if you got ’em, because you may not be able to in the future. Beaufort County staff has proposed an expansion of the county’s smo
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Aug 27, 2016 18:45
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[South Carolina] Cigarette butts on the beach is the No. 1 litter problem in Charleston, officials say

A pilot project here aims to raise public awareness of the coast’s biggest litter problem: cigarette butts. The state received $5,000 for the Cigarette Litter Reduction Pilot Study: Folly Beach from the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and National O
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Aug 9, 2016 16:13
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[North Carolina, South Carolina] Japan Tobacco Has High Hopes for Low-Priced Cigarettes

is now marketing its low-priced LD cigarette brand at retail stores in North Carolina and South Carolina, according to The Wall Street Journal. The market area puts it squarely in the backyards of the No. 2 and No. 3 players. Reynolds America Inc. (RAI)
Convenience Store News
added Jul 22, 2016 23:45
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[North Carolina, South Carolina] Japan Tobacco Bringing Low-Priced Cigarette Brand to U.S.

The $2.81-a-pack price tag for LD cigarettes compares with Marlboro at $4.92 and puts it in position to challenge discount brands L&M at $3.69 and Pall Mall at $3.49, said the report. The red, blue, green and silver packs of cigarettes bearing the LD lo
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Jul 18, 2016 17:46
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[South Carolina, Texas] WorldVentures Employees to Breathe Easy, Company Announces Tobacco-Free Workplace Starting July 18

ranked 25 Healthiest Employers in North Texas as named by the Dallas Business Journal and Healthiest Employers... Employees will no longer be able to use any traditional, vapor or chewing tobacco products at any of the three U.S. buildings (two in Plano,
PR Newswire
added Jun 25, 2016 15:46
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[South Carolina] Cancer Institute awards MUSC Hollings $15 million to lead studies on tobacco

Do government policies geared toward reducing smoking tobacco really work? If so, will those policies drive more people to use vaporized nicotine products, such as “e-cigs?” And is that necessarily a good thing from a public health standpoint? Those are
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jun 2, 2016 17:01
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