Headlines Tagged with South Carolina — 2,258 headlines found
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
Aug 18, 2013 Columbia (SC) State
added Aug 18, 2013 11:43
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.
May 18, 2013 Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added May 18, 2013 22:51
[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.
Jan 9, 2013 Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jan 9, 2013 11:47
Within 30 days by law the owners of Wolf Track Inn off Highway 61 will have to implement a new no smoking policy, post no smoking signs, and tell customers who want to smoke to go outside. Wolf Track says they'll spend the time before the smoking ban goe
Sep 5, 2012 WCSC Television (Charleston, SC)
added Sep 6, 2012 07:07
Smokers who want to light up will have to step outside the boundaries of the Labor Day Family Fun Festival in Simpsonville.
Aug 24, 2012 Greenville (SC) News
added Aug 25, 2012 04:42
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.
Jun 5, 2017 Greenville (SC) News
added Jun 5, 2017 15:06
“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
Jan 25, 2017 WLTX-TV 19 (COLUMBIA, SC)
added Jan 25, 2017 18:17
A proposal to require all public housing properties in the nation to become smoke-free indoors in 2017 is receiving mixed reviews from Spartanburg residents. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development rule would require a ban on all lit smokin
Sep 29, 2016 Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Sep 29, 2016 18:46
is now marketing its low-priced LD cigarette brand at retail stores in North Carolina and South Carolina, according to The Wall Street Journal. The market area puts it squarely in the backyards of the No. 2 and No. 3 players. Reynolds America Inc. (RAI)
Jul 19, 2016 Convenience Store News
added Jul 22, 2016 23:45
[South Carolina, Texas] WorldVentures Employees to Breathe Easy, Company Announces Tobacco-Free Workplace Starting July 18
ranked 25 Healthiest Employers in North Texas as named by the Dallas Business Journal and Healthiest Employers... Employees will no longer be able to use any traditional, vapor or chewing tobacco products at any of the three U.S. buildings (two in Plano,
Jun 24, 2016 PR Newswire
added Jun 25, 2016 15:46