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Scoppe: How South Carolina cut teen smoking, and can cut it more

16 percent youth smoking rate is still higher than the national average...And our 22 percent adult smoking rate is significantly higher than the national average....And South Carolina’s cigarette tax is still lower than 42 states, at just a third of the n
Columbia (SC) State
added Dec 1, 2015 19:46
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[South Carolina] Taking Down Tobacco

Some students mentioned that they felt the current policy regarding tobacco on campus was sufficient. “I think [the new policy] is wrong because we are a public university and we already cannot smoke within a certain distance from each building,” said se
The Tiger (Clemson U.)
added Sep 24, 2015 12:56
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Your cigarette, his illness

Both North Charleston and Folly Beach have rejected smoking bans in enclosed workplaces. Perhaps the new CDC data will inspire a change of heart for them....So while smokers lament having fewer places to smoke, nonsmokers can breathe a little more easi
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Feb 16, 2015 19:49
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[South Carolina] Horry County follows suit to national 'No smoking' trends

At Coastal Carolina University, you'll find fewer and fewer places where you're allowed to smoke. To help wind down the number of students who smoke, CCU will launch their first student smoke-free clinic this Tuesday, September 16.
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added Sep 13, 2014 19:28
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[South Carolina] Clemson weighs ban on all tobacco

Clemson is considering a total ban on products derived from the leaf that made the Carolinas famous. That means not only no smoking, dipping or chewing, but no e-cigarettes, even outside, anywhere.
Greenville (SC) News
added Apr 19, 2014 12:12
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[South Carolina] Senate bill would let employers light up smokers' private lives

Sen. Kevin Bryant of Anderson wants people to know he is not targeting smokers. But a bill of his being considered this week in a Senate subcommittee would allow businesses to take personnel action against workers who use tobacco away from the workplace.
Greenville (SC) News
added Apr 10, 2013 14:58
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[South Carolina] SC bill would treat electronic cigarettes like other tobacco in banning sale to juveniles

A House panel has advanced a bill designed to keep electronic cigarettes out of juvenile's hands. The bill approved Wednesday adds electronic cigarettes to the law barring the sale or distribution of tobacco products to anyone under 18.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 9, 2013 20:28
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[South Carolina] Filtered cigarettes linked to lung cancer increase

About 7,200 people in the Palmetto State die from smoking each year, according to the South Carolina Tobacco-Free Collaborative. And while the rate of lung cancer has been dropping in recent years, one type — adenocarcinoma — has been on the rise.
Greenville (SC) News
added Jun 5, 2017 15:06
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: New chance in approach to smoking

As Bahr states, what renders e-cigarettes a safer (and less expensive) option lies in the physical process itself... Tobacco policy is long due for reform. Trump may be the answer.
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Feb 15, 2017 20:53
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[South Carolina] State of Tobacco Control Report: SC Gets a Failing Grade

“Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in our nation, and 19.7 percent of South Carolina residents currently smoke,” said Martha C. Bogdan, President & CEO of the American Lung Association of the Southeast. “We know what works
WLTX-TV 19 (COLUMBIA, SC)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:17
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