Headlines Tagged with South Carolina — 2,262 headlines found
With March being Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, concerns have risen about smoking and secondhand smoke exposure that can lead to cancer. “Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death in South Carolina behind lung cancer,” American Cancer Society
Mar 17, 2015 WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:46
“Dear Brothers,” one miner entreated in 1909, “let us not drop that old song"...decades later in Charleston, S.C., when 1,100 black and white employees of the American Tobacco Company cigar factory struck for higher pay and better working conditions. For
Mar 15, 2015 New York Times
added Mar 14, 2015 17:56
A measure that would have restricted their ability to light up in Rock Hill city parks failed Monday after the City Council deadlocked on whether to move forward with the idea. After discussing whether and how to best regulate smoking in the city’s 21 pa
Mar 9, 2015 Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Mar 10, 2015 11:28
A proposal that would have outlawed smoking in nearly all of the city’s private businesses failed Monday night, ending a months-long debate about secondhand smoke, worker safety, business owners’ freedoms and public health.
Feb 18, 2015 WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Feb 18, 2015 10:31
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
Feb 16, 2015 Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Feb 16, 2015 19:49
A proposed smoking ban would allow Rock Hill to stamp out cigarettes in city parks, precluding even the option of a dedicated smoking area, members of the City Council were told on Monday.
Feb 10, 2015 Columbia (SC) State
added Feb 11, 2015 05:03
People who use parks should be allowed to smoke in designated areas as long as they aren’t exposing others to their smoke.
Feb 10, 2015 Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Feb 10, 2015 23:18
After months of discussions and meetings, including a favorable vote on Jan. 5, a majority of city leaders said they just can’t support outlawing smoking in private businesses — at least not now. “The world is moving toward smoke free,” said City
Feb 2, 2015 Myrtle Beach (SC) Sun News
added Feb 2, 2015 23:32
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
Jan 21, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Jan 21, 2015 10:32
City Council decided 4-0 to postpone taking any action on a proposed citywide smoking ban...The ban would prohibit smoking, including the use of electronic cigarettes, at any workplace and within 15 feet of entrances.
Jan 13, 2015 Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Jan 16, 2015 17:57