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[South Carolina] Discarded cigarette in flower pot displaces several families in condo blaze

the fire that damaged at least 10 units was the result of someone dropping a cigarette butt in a flower pot. Wilson explained, "A cigarette was disposed of in a flower pot which was sitting on the second floor deck area of the condo building - this was d
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added May 6, 2015 14:09
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[South Carolina] SC Tobacco Free Collaborative express the risk of Colon Cancer and smoking

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
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:46

[South Carolina] Birth of a Freedom Anthem

“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
New York Times
added Mar 14, 2015 17:56

[South Carolina] Plan to ban smoking at Rock Hill city parks fails

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
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Mar 10, 2015 11:28

[South Carolina] Conway smoke ban fizzles

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.
WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Feb 18, 2015 10:31

[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] Proposal wouldn't allow for smoking areas in Rock Hill parks

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.
Columbia (SC) State
added Feb 11, 2015 05:03

[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Designate a smoking area in city’s public parks

People who use parks should be allowed to smoke in designated areas as long as they aren’t exposing others to their smoke.
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Feb 10, 2015 23:18

[South Carolina] Conway leaders not likely to ban smoking in private businesses

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
Myrtle Beach (SC) Sun News
added Feb 2, 2015 23:32

[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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