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[South Carolina] Deep Breaths: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Throwing away the small, nicotine-filled stick could lower your risk of lung cancer. Lung cancer kills 19 people every hour and causes more deaths than the next three most common cancers combined including colon, breast and prostate.
WYFF-TV - Ch. 4 (Greenville, SC)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:44
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[South Carolina] Conway leaders not likely to ban smoking in private businesses

After months of discussions and meetings, including a favorable vote on Jan. 5, a majority of city leaders said they just can’t support outlawing smoking in private businesses — at least not now. “The world is moving toward smoke free,” said City
Myrtle Beach (SC) Sun News
added Feb 2, 2015 23:32
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[South Carolina] Myrtle Beach's first 'cloud competition' illustrates former smokers' passion for vaping

At these competitions, vapers meet at a specific location and have a tournament where they are judged on how dense their vapor clouds are and how far they can blow these clouds. Catoe, who has been vaping for roughly four years, has entered a few cloud
Myrtle Beach (SC) Sun News
added Aug 24, 2014 10:32
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[South Carolina] Denmark considers ban on smoking in public places

proposed ordinance establishing regulations governing smoking in enclosed public spaces and buildings was discussed during a special called Denmark City Council luncheon meeting on March 14. With barely a quorum present, Mayor Gerald Wright said the prop
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Mar 18, 2014 15:47
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[South Carolina] Anti-smoking groups press state for more money

Tobacco companies paid South Carolina $68 million last year, but the state did not spend any of that money on smoking-prevention programs. Anti-smoking groups are upset, saying that omission violates the spirit of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
Columbia (SC) State
added Feb 23, 2014 13:48
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[South Carolina] Editorial: Smoking keeps declining in state

South Carolina's cigarette tax was 7 cents per pack ... there is recent, concrete data we can point to that show real, positive and expected effects from the cigarette tax increase; and that lend credibility to the other predicted effects.
Greenville (SC) News
added Dec 3, 2013 12:34
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[South Carolina] Proposal would allow SC employers decline to hire smokers

Columbia (SC) State
added Apr 10, 2013 15:04
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[South Carolina] Students voice dissent at tobacco forum

Concerns include enforcement, campus safety, fairness
The Gamecock (University of South Carolina)
added Feb 20, 2013 18:27
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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] Cigarette disposal is butt of new York County anti-littering initiativ

Beautification leaders take aim at toxic trash
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Jun 18, 2012 13:35
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