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[South Carolina] The man behind Ben Carson

He grew up wealthy on a tobacco farm in South Carolina and first met Thurmond when he was 16. Thurmond told him to look him up if he wanted to work for him and did just that, becoming an adviser, helping the long-time senator get reelected at a time when
The Hill
added Aug 21, 2015 14:07
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[South Carolina] Man accused of church killings spoke of attacking college

Scriven said Roof confided that he was unhappy, bouncing between the homes of his divorced parents. He would stay for days at the mobile home park, smoking American Spirit cigarettes and drinking hard, Scriven said. Then he would go home for a day or two
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 21, 2015 14:53
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing States: where tobacco was king.

The environment has changed in the tobacco-growing states, following a fracture of the alliance between the tobacco companies and their former allies. To continue this progress, health advocates should educate the public and policymakers on the changing r
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:39
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] GLANTZ: New paper, "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king," shows why progress is happening there

Amanda Fallin and I just published "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king" in Millbank Quarterly that explains why, after years of lagging the rest of the country, progress on tobacco control is now taking place there
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:37
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[South Carolina] 56-year-old man gets life for stealing $900 of cigarettes

A 56-year-old man who acted as his own attorney has been sentenced to life in prison in Sumter County for stealing $900 worth of cigarettes. David Duren Jr. fell under South Carolina’s three-strikes law, which allows a life sentence when someone is convi
AP - Associated Press
added May 25, 2015 22:50
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[South Carolina] Discarded cigarette in flower pot displaces several families in condo blaze

the fire that damaged at least 10 units was the result of someone dropping a cigarette butt in a flower pot. Wilson explained, "A cigarette was disposed of in a flower pot which was sitting on the second floor deck area of the condo building - this was d
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added May 6, 2015 14:09
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[South Carolina] SC Tobacco Free Collaborative express the risk of Colon Cancer and smoking

With March being Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, concerns have risen about smoking and secondhand smoke exposure that can lead to cancer. “Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death in South Carolina behind lung cancer,” American Cancer Society
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:46
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[South Carolina] Birth of a Freedom Anthem

“Dear Brothers,” one miner entreated in 1909, “let us not drop that old song"...decades later in Charleston, S.C., when 1,100 black and white employees of the American Tobacco Company cigar factory struck for higher pay and better working conditions. For
New York Times
added Mar 14, 2015 17:56
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[South Carolina] Plan to ban smoking at Rock Hill city parks fails

A measure that would have restricted their ability to light up in Rock Hill city parks failed Monday after the City Council deadlocked on whether to move forward with the idea. After discussing whether and how to best regulate smoking in the city’s 21 pa
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Mar 10, 2015 11:28
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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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