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South Carolina: Bill would make smoking with a child in the car illegal

ABC 15 News spoke to smokers in our area to see how they felt about the idea. "Minors wouldn't really have a choice in the matter and it's bad for em. It's proven scientifically that second hand smoke will kill ya," said one person we talked to. Anothe
WPDE 15 (Conway, SC)
added Feb 10, 2018 18:36
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[South Carolina] SC bill could ban smoking in car with children

lawmakers have proposed a bill that would make it illegal to smoke in a car with children present. The bill, proposed on February 6, would prohibit "a person to smoke a tobacco product in a motor vehicle in which a minor is a passenger and provide a pena
NBC6  WCNC-TV (Charlotte, NC)
added Feb 9, 2018 17:26
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[Russia, South Carolina] Former U.S. Rep. John Jenrette discusses life after politics, new book

Most of his stories include Jenrette at the peak of a lucrative venture that comes crashing down. He spent the early '90s selling cigarettes for Phillip Morris in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, he said, until Boris Yeltsin, the first president of the fledg
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Feb 3, 2018 18:50
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ALA tobacco report: Georgia, South Carolina failing to make the grade

But for the 4th year in a row, no state passed smoke-free laws and only three states increased the tobacco tax. Take a look at our local report cards below. GEORGIA:
WSAV NBC Channel 3 (Savannah, GA)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:09
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[South Carolina] State leaders urged to pass policies on tobacco use

while South Carolina has taken significant steps to reduce tobacco use, with the increase in tobacco cessation coverage for Medicaid beneficiaries, elected officials must do more to save lives and ensure all South Carolina residents benefit.
WCIV-TV ABC-4 (Mount Pleasant, SC)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:06
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Smoking cost runs high in South Carolina

The news for South Carolina smokers is not good. The financial cost of smoking in South Carolina (1=lowest, 25=average): • Out-of-pocket cost per smoker – $92,517 (Rank: 6th) • Financial-opportunity cost per smoker – $777,180 (6th) • Health care cost
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Jan 25, 2018 01:06
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[South Carolina] Tobacco company expanding facilities in Longs, hiring 35 new employees

Laudisi Enterprises, Inc., the parent company of SmokingPipes.com, Laudisi Distribution, Cornell & Diehl, Inc, and Low Country Pipe and Cigar located in Longs, plans to invest $250,000 and hire an additional 35 full time employees over the next five year
WPDE 15 (Conway, SC)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:59
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[South Carolina] SC County Councilman Seeks Smoking Ban to Protect Customers and Employees

A Horry County, SC councilman is backing an ordinance that would eliminate smoking in parts of the county, saying it is needed to protect customers and employees from secondhand smoke. The ordinance would ban smoking in all public buildings including bar
WorkersCompensation.com
added Dec 20, 2017 03:10
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[South Carolina] SC county just flicked aside proposed smoking ban

Horry County Council flicked aside two smoking ordinances Tuesday night, but the proposals haven’t been completely extinguished yet. Council voted to send two proposals back to the council’s administration committee for a rewrite: one to ban smoking on
Columbia (SC) State
added Dec 13, 2017 23:53
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[South Carolina] Bars, restaurants looking at possible smoking ban in Horry County

Horry County Council flicked aside two smoking ordinances Tuesday night, but the proposals haven’t been completely extinguished yet. Council voted to send two proposals back to the council’s administration committee for a rewrite: one to ban smoking on
Myrtle Beach (SC) Sun News
added Dec 13, 2017 04:29
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