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[South Carolina] Bluffton council approves 'cigar-bar' measure

If you are interested in a fine cigar accompanied by a glass of beer or wine, Bluffton is now the place to be. Town Council on Tuesday amended its smoking rules to allow tobacco stores to sell beer and wine but not liquor.
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Jul 17, 2013 16:18
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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] 4 men plead guilty to conspiracy to traffic in $7.5 million in stolen cigarettes

Four South Carolina men have pleaded guilty in a conspiracy to traffic more than $7.5 million in stolen cigarettes. The guilty pleas were announced Tuesday by U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles. The four men are Moinuddin Patwary, 26, of Lexington; Syed Ahmed,
Greenville (SC) News
added Oct 3, 2013 03:44
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[South Carolina] Memories of King Tobacco

Eldred Prince and Benton Henry’s book “The Great Harvest: Remembering Tobacco in the Pee Dee” tells the story of the once golden crop and the people that grew it.
WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Apr 14, 2013 12:29
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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] Electronic cigarette market expected to surpass conventional market in 10 years

There are at least four e-cigarette stores in the Charleston area: Ecigs Charleston, with two locations, Pleasant Ecigs and Charleston Electronic Cigarettes. The latter two opened in the past month in Mount Pleasant and West Ashley, respectively. Two sto
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jun 30, 2013 11:54
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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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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Tobacco-Control Policies in Tobacco-Growing States: Where TobaccoWas King [FREE FULL TEXT]

Master Settlement Agreement,...the 2004 tobacco-quota buyout, and the companies’ increasing use of foreign tobacco led to a rift between the companies and tobacco farmers.  In 2003, the first comprehensive smoke-free local law was passed in a major tobac
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 13, 2015 13:40
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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] Bryant smoking bill snuffed out

State Sen. Kevin Bryant’s effort to give employers the right to refuse to hire and even to fire smokers was snuffed out Wednesday. A Senate subcommittee that is led by Bryant voted to delay taking any action on his bill, effectively killing it.
Anderson (SC) Independent-Mail
added Apr 11, 2013 12:53
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