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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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[South Carolina] “Baby & Me Tobacco-Free” program launched in the Upstate

Department of Health and Environmental Control and the March of Dimes are launching a program to help pregnant tobacco users quit smoking and using other tobacco products. “Baby & Me Tobacco Free” is a grant-funded, research-based program to help pregnan
WSPA News Channel Seven (Spartanburg, SC)
added Aug 30, 2016 02:20
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[South Carolina] Cancer Institute awards MUSC Hollings $15 million to lead studies on tobacco

Do government policies geared toward reducing smoking tobacco really work? If so, will those policies drive more people to use vaporized nicotine products, such as “e-cigs?” And is that necessarily a good thing from a public health standpoint? Those are
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jun 2, 2016 17:01
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[South Carolina] Old SC tobacco town not quite ready to extinguish the smoke

The old South Carolina tobacco town of Conway, where for decades tobacco auctions were held, is not quite ready to pass a smoking ban. Media outlets report that city council was expected to give final approval to a public smoking ban Tuesday. But council
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 21, 2015 10:32
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[South Carolina] Staff and students at CCU prepare for launch of tobacco-free policy

Coastal Carolina University is gearing up for the official launch of its tobacco-free initiative Aug. 1, but the new policy began changing lives soon after it was announced in January.
Myrtle Beach (SC) Sun News
added Jun 19, 2014 10:50
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[South Carolina] From the Archives: Ness Motley Has Money to Burn

Ness Motley is the law firm whose partnership will collect the most in tobacco fees. For these lawyers who already had just about everything they wanted, what has the tobacco money bought?
AmericanLawyer.com
added Aug 23, 2013 01:55
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[South Carolina] Scoppe: The myth of business-busting no-smoking laws

AS MORE AND more of the nation has acted to protect employees from being poisoned on the job, our Legislature has steadfastly refused to adopt smoke-free workplace laws. Lawmakers argue that whether to ban smoking should be left to business owners — and i
Columbia (SC) State
added Aug 18, 2013 11:43
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[South Carolina] LETTERS: Smoke gets in neighborhood's eyes

As a 20-year resident of Halsey Street and a graduate of MUSC, I feel sad that MUSC and Roper Hospital have elected to turn Cannon Park and its adjacent streets into an ashtray for their employees and contractors who smoke.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added May 18, 2013 22:51
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[South Carolina] Charleston approves outdoor smoking ban for streets and sidewalks in the hospital district

When Charleston's downtown hospital campuses went smoke-free, smokers took to the streets, but now those public spaces will be off-limits as well.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jan 9, 2013 11:47
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