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[South Carolina] Denmark considers ban on smoking in public places

proposed ordinance establishing regulations governing smoking in enclosed public spaces and buildings was discussed during a special called Denmark City Council luncheon meeting on March 14. With barely a quorum present, Mayor Gerald Wright said the prop
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Mar 18, 2014 15:47

[South Carolina] E-cigarettes gain fans, critics as ‘vaping' spreads

The Carolina Vapor Mill, owned by Upstate businessmen Bruce Rowland and Darren Poe, is where Roberts was first schooled about vaping after her boyfriend encouraged her to try it. She felt so good about it that she bought several starter kits and brought
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Mar 9, 2014 22:25

[South Carolina] E-cigarettes gain fans, critics as ‘vaping' spreads

Electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes), the devices that simulate the experience of smoking and deliver doses of nicotine to the user in an aerosol, range in size and efficiency. The liquids come in a variety of exotic flavors, such as cotton candy, bub
Spartanburg (SC) Herald-Journal
added Mar 9, 2014 22:24

[South Carolina] Anti-smoking groups press state for more money

Tobacco companies paid South Carolina $68 million last year, but the state did not spend any of that money on smoking-prevention programs. Anti-smoking groups are upset, saying that omission violates the spirit of the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement
Columbia (SC) State
added Feb 23, 2014 13:48

[South Carolina] Greenville pharmacy beats CVS to pull cigarettes

Stone Plaza Pharmacy in Greenville stopped selling tobacco products back in 2010. Its owner and pharmacist, Ken Rogers, said he didn't want to be a cause of harm for health when his job is to get people healthier.
WHNS Fox21 (Greenville, SC)
added Feb 6, 2014 12:40

[South Carolina] USC anti-smoking effort earns spot at White House ceremony

When health officials gather Friday at the White House to tout 50 years of progress against cigarette smoking, the higher education representative on the dais will be from the University of South Carolina. Gene Luna, associate vice president for student
Columbia (SC) State
added Jan 17, 2014 01:42

[South Carolina] CCU Board of Trustees approves tobacco-free campus initiative

Coastal Carolina University Board of Trustees approved an initiative that will make its campus smoke and tobacco-free. This will include support programs and educational campaigns that will promote healthy living in general.
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added Dec 16, 2013 21:00

[South Carolina] Coastal Carolina University to go smoke-free in 2014

Coastal Carolina University trustees approved an initiative to make the campus smoke-free and tobacco free Friday, according to a release from the university.
Myrtle Beach (SC) Sun News
added Dec 14, 2013 18:30

[South Carolina] E-cigarettes raise concerns of teen addiction

Carol Reeves, executive director of Greenville Family Partnership, said many youths who never smoked before are using e-cigarettes. "They think it's cool and pleasurable. And they love the term 'vaping.' There's a whole culture around it," she said. "Wi
Greenville (SC) News
added Dec 11, 2013 15:33

[South Carolina] Editorial: Smoking keeps declining in state

South Carolina's cigarette tax was 7 cents per pack ... there is recent, concrete data we can point to that show real, positive and expected effects from the cigarette tax increase; and that lend credibility to the other predicted effects.
Greenville (SC) News
added Dec 3, 2013 12:34
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