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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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[South Carolina] Trouble in a can: Teens trading cigarettes for dip

Trends have changed regarding tobacco use - a metal-clad, more accessible standby gaining ground
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Sep 14, 2012 08:00
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[South Carolina] 3-3 vote means smoking ordinance remains intact

Greer City Council, by virtual of a 3-3 vote this evening, defeated an amended ordinance proposed by councilwoman Judy Albert that would have made all parks and recreations facilities tobacco-free.
Greer (SC) Today
added Sep 12, 2012 12:00
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[South Carolina] VIDEO: Smoke-free ordinance talk heats up along Grand Strand

One restaurant banned smoking on its own, while a group in Horry County pushes for smoke-free ordinances
SCNOW.com
added May 16, 2012 16:59
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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] COLUMN: The tale of two tobacco murals

painted in the lobby of the Mullins Post Office ...A book on the program published by the S.C. State Museum in 1990 quoted one complainant’s letter that said the piled tobacco in the sketch looked “more like the method of hauling hay or trash to a dump ra
WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Aug 17, 2014 06:26
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[South Carolina] E-cigarettes raise concerns of teen addiction

Carol Reeves, executive director of Greenville Family Partnership, said many youths who never smoked before are using e-cigarettes. "They think it's cool and pleasurable. And they love the term 'vaping.' There's a whole culture around it," she said. "Wi
Greenville (SC) News
added Dec 11, 2013 15:33
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[South Carolina] Tax writers chasing smokers, even fake ones

Lawmakers in the House, though, want a piece of the action and are moving ahead with a bill that would levy a tax in addition to sales taxes on e-cigarettes for the first time. "It's really going to mess up my business," he told GreenvilleOnline.com. "I
Greenville (SC) News
added May 16, 2013 14:47
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[South Carolina] E-cigarettes gain fans, critics as ‘vaping' spreads

The Carolina Vapor Mill, owned by Upstate businessmen Bruce Rowland and Darren Poe, is where Roberts was first schooled about vaping after her boyfriend encouraged her to try it. She felt so good about it that she bought several starter kits and brought
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Mar 9, 2014 22:25
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