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[South Carolina] Tobacco company expanding facilities in Longs, hiring 35 new employees

Laudisi Enterprises, Inc., the parent company of SmokingPipes.com, Laudisi Distribution, Cornell & Diehl, Inc, and Low Country Pipe and Cigar located in Longs, plans to invest $250,000 and hire an additional 35 full time employees over the next five year
WPDE 15 (Conway, SC)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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[South Carolina] SC County Councilman Seeks Smoking Ban to Protect Customers and Employees

A Horry County, SC councilman is backing an ordinance that would eliminate smoking in parts of the county, saying it is needed to protect customers and employees from secondhand smoke. The ordinance would ban smoking in all public buildings including bar
WorkersCompensation.com
added Dec 20, 2017 03:10
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[South Carolina] SC county just flicked aside proposed smoking ban

Horry County Council flicked aside two smoking ordinances Tuesday night, but the proposals haven’t been completely extinguished yet. Council voted to send two proposals back to the council’s administration committee for a rewrite: one to ban smoking on
Columbia (SC) State
added Dec 13, 2017 23:53
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[South Carolina] Smoking ordinances still on the table after Horry County Council meeting

Horry County Council has chosen to continue discussing two tobacco ordinances that would make county property tobacco-free and limit smoking in public places within the unincorporated parts of the county. The two ordinances are: Ordinance 128-17: To make
WPDE 15 (Conway, SC)
added Dec 13, 2017 14:04
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[South Carolina] Bars, restaurants looking at possible smoking ban in Horry County

Horry County Council flicked aside two smoking ordinances Tuesday night, but the proposals haven’t been completely extinguished yet. Council voted to send two proposals back to the council’s administration committee for a rewrite: one to ban smoking on
Myrtle Beach (SC) Sun News
added Dec 13, 2017 04:29
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Smoking has changed much over 40 years

With DHEC’s South Carolina numbers showing more than a third of South Carolina students have used what the agency defines as “a new and emerging tobacco product,” it’s clear that accurately portraying these products and determining their future are impor
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Nov 16, 2017 00:56
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[South Carolina] Big Pharma's Tobacco Moment as Star Lawyers Push Opioid Suits

South Carolina became the sixth state to sue opioid makers alleging they have created a public health crisis. The suit filed by Joe Rice, a plaintiff lawyer who helped negotiate a $246 billion settlement with the tobacco industry in 1998, suggests states
Bloomberg News
added Aug 17, 2017 05:22
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[South Carolina] SC scores poorly on cancer report card

The document, How Do You Measure Up?...tobacco use is responsible for more than 30 percent of cancer deaths in the state. So raising the state’s cigarette tax, a proven method to keep young people from smoking, by $1.50 or more would save lives and reduc
Greenville (SC) News
added Aug 13, 2017 01:39
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[South Carolina] City reverses course on smoking ban: passes first reading ($$)

On second thought, Gaffney City Councilman Harold Littlejohn now realizes the dangers of secondhand smoke. Four months after voting against a smoking ban, Littlejohn on Monday joined council members Charles Montgomery and Bernard Smith and Gaffney Mayor
Gaffney (SC) Ledger
added Aug 9, 2017 15:16
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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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