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[South Carolina] Bluffton officials may allow 'cigar bars' under smoking ban change

Town Council tentatively approved a provision for "cigar bars," tobacco shops that would be allowed to sell beer and wine while patrons smoked. The amendment would allow only cigars -- not cigarettes. The proposal was made at the request of Councilman Te
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Jun 16, 2013 12:16
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[South Carolina] Smoke Free Florence used federal dollars for lobbying

A government report confirms that Smoke Free Florence, the organization behind implementing the city’s controversial smoking ordinance in 2011, illegally used funds to lobby local elected officials. Though disciplinary action was taken, a government watc
WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Jun 12, 2013 18:38
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[South Carolina] Florence leaders claim no wrongdoing in Smoke Free lobbying case

Former officials with Smoke Free Florence are saying they and members of the Florence City Council did nothing wrong during a campaign to pass a city wide smoking ordinance two years ago and are blaming a state agency’s heavy handedness for raising legal
WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Jun 12, 2013 18:25
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[South Carolina] USC considers campus-wide smoking ban

The state’s flagship university is contemplating a campus-wide tobacco ban that would cover nearly 40,000 students, faculty and staff as well as thousands of football fans tailgating in school-owned parking areas around Williams-Brice Stadium.
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added May 21, 2013 12:28
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[South Carolina] Will USC and Clemson Ban Tobacco on Campuses?

Both the University of South Carolina and Clemson are considering banning tobacco completely from their campuses. USC has a 40 member committee and Clemson has a task force, both of which are working out the details of the policies.
WLTX-TV 19 (COLUMBIA, SC)
added May 21, 2013 12:24
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[South Carolina] USC eyes campus-wide tobacco ban

Cigarettes could go up in smoke on the University of South Carolina campus soon. The state’s flagship university is contemplating a campus-wide tobacco ban that would cover nearly 40,000 students, faculty and staff as well as thousands of football fans t
Columbia (SC) State
added May 19, 2013 18:57
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[South Carolina] E-cigarettes: No tobacco? Sure. Safe alternative? Nobody knows, but market growing

He felt so strongly about the health benefits of the products that he started his own business making refill cartridges for the devices. Many people feel the way Sena does about the health benefits of e-cigarettes, claiming they can notice the differenc
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added May 19, 2013 18:47
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[South Carolina] Hospital-area ban brings cigarette litter to Cannon Park

Ten weeks have passed since smoking was banned around the Medical University and Roper Hospital campuses, and it's apparent the smoking crowd has moved their habit a few blocks away.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added May 18, 2013 23:10
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[South Carolina] LETTERS: Smoke gets in neighborhood's eyes

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.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added May 18, 2013 22:51
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[South Carolina] Tax writers chasing smokers, even fake ones

Lawmakers in the House, though, want a piece of the action and are moving ahead with a bill that would levy a tax in addition to sales taxes on e-cigarettes for the first time. "It's really going to mess up my business," he told GreenvilleOnline.com. "I
Greenville (SC) News
added May 16, 2013 14:47
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