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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] 'Hundreds out of jobs,' e-cigarette seller warns after FDA regulations

"I think the majority of the industry has been on board with the age restrictions, with the bottle labels, with the bottle caps, those things we have no problems with; however, don't put unrealistic expectations on us, unrealistic amounts of money to pay
WYFF-TV - Ch. 4 (Greenville, SC)
added May 9, 2016 21:53
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[South Carolina] The rise, and decline, of SC's tobacco crop

In 1895, The State referred to tobacco as “the pearl of the Pee Dee,” a reference depictive of the region’s tobacco crop’s economic contributions to the state. In fact, the Pee Dee region planted 95 percent of the state’s tobacco crop acreage in 1900, a
Columbia (SC) State
added Nov 18, 2015 00:17
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing States: where tobacco was king.

The environment has changed in the tobacco-growing states, following a fracture of the alliance between the tobacco companies and their former allies. To continue this progress, health advocates should educate the public and policymakers on the changing r
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:39
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[South Carolina] E-cigarettes gain fans, critics as ‘vaping' spreads

Electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes), the devices that simulate the experience of smoking and deliver doses of nicotine to the user in an aerosol, range in size and efficiency. The liquids come in a variety of exotic flavors, such as cotton candy, bub
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Mar 9, 2014 22:24
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[South Carolina] 'Loosie' cigarette sales may be banned in Columbia

City Council’s public safety committee on Tuesday asked a staff attorney to draft an ordinance that would outlaw the sales, which usually are made at convenience stores in low income neighborhoods. The request for a ban originated with Councilwoman Tamei
Columbia (SC) State
added Nov 19, 2013 17:38
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[South Carolina] USC eyes campus-wide tobacco ban

Cigarettes could go up in smoke on the University of South Carolina campus soon. The state’s flagship university is contemplating a campus-wide tobacco ban that would cover nearly 40,000 students, faculty and staff as well as thousands of football fans t
Columbia (SC) State
added May 19, 2013 18:57
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[South Carolina] Lawmakers mull tax on e-cigarettes

Lawmakers in the state 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 said. “I have my life s
Columbia (SC) State
added May 16, 2013 14:37
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[South Carolina] Tobacco up, peanuts down on SC farms in 2013

The Pee Dee is flavor country for the state of South Carolina, and things are set to get much smoother this year with 25 percent more acres devoted to tobacco this season, according to crop estimates by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's recently relea
WSOC-TV Channel 9 (Charlotte, NC)
added Apr 15, 2013 07:39
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[South Carolina] Loophole lets youths puff away on electronic cigarettes

A legal loophole allows South Carolina youths to possess a popular tobacco substitute, but the law soon could catch up with the trendy product. The South Carolina Youth Tobacco Law prohibits merchants from selling or giving anyone younger than 18 any to
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Feb 10, 2013 21:36
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