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[South Carolina] Advocate warns York County students: Tobacco 'screwed up my life'

Smokeless tobacco tore into Gruen VonBehren’s face and split his tongue in half before he was old enough to vote.
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Mar 7, 2013 03:43

[South Carolina] Goose Creek mulls smoking ban

Most members of City Council appeared reluctant to support the ban when it was discussed at an October workshop. The issue was brought before council by Franklin Moore, who was elected earlier this year. The proposed ordinance would make it illegal to s
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Dec 11, 2012 20:15

[South Carolina] Clemson University establishes tobacco-free campus task force

Clemson University has established a task force of students, faculty and staff to make its campus tobacco free within two years. The task force will research the effect of a tobacco-free campus, define the specifics of a tobacco-free campus policy and pla
Anderson (SC) Independent-Mail
added Oct 14, 2012 02:41

[South Carolina] Six Upstate residents plead guilty in $33 million illegal cigarette ring

Six people from South Carolina have pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of cigarette smuggling in several states. They were among more than a dozen people from several states who were arrested in November 2011 on charges of running or participati
Anderson (SC) Independent-Mail
added Jun 16, 2012 07:53

[North Carolina, South Carolina] Levine Cancer Institute Launches Nation's First Mobile Lung CT Unit to Improve Care for Region's Underserved and Rural Patients

Carolinas HealthCare System's Levine Cancer Institute, in partnership with Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Samsung and Frazer, designed and created the nation's first mobile lung unit with a computed tomography scanner
PR Newswire
added Mar 23, 2017 01:56

[South Carolina] FDA Regulations Impact Myrtle Beach-area Vape Retailers

“At this point, we are following everything that we are required to do – and one of these things is to register with the FDA,” she said, adding that every one of her e-liquid products – 2,500 variations in this case based on nicotine levels, vegetable gl
Myrtle Beach (SC) Sun News
added Jan 23, 2017 19:53

[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: State should consider tobacco tax hike

tax is 57 cents. It ranks 44th in the nation. By contrast, 32 states have a tax of at least $1 a pack... It is no wonder South Carolina struggles with tobacco use and the health problems that go with it...The Legislature could now go even further by incre
Greenville (SC) News
added Mar 10, 2016 15:39

[South Carolina] American Lung Association Receives $10,000 Smoke-Free Grant

awarded a Community Partnership Grant from the South Carolina Tobacco-Free Collaborative to address the impact of tobacco use in local communities. The South Carolina Tobacco-Free Collaborative provides Community Partnership Grants to coalitions and orga
Charleston (SC) Chronicle
added Feb 20, 2016 16:20

[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

[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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