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[South Carolina] 'Loosie' cigarette sales may be banned in Columbia

City Council’s public safety committee on Tuesday asked a staff attorney to draft an ordinance that would outlaw the sales, which usually are made at convenience stores in low income neighborhoods. The request for a ban originated with Councilwoman Tamei
Columbia (SC) State
added Nov 19, 2013 17:38

[South Carolina] University seeks to ban tobacco use

The policy aims to prohibit “all forms of tobacco and smoke-related products, including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, water pipes (hookah), kreteks, bidis, [electronic cigarettes], smokeless tobacco, chewing tobacco, snuff and any non-FDA
The Tiger (Clemson U.)
added Oct 25, 2013 22:35

[South Carolina] 4 men plead guilty to conspiracy to traffic in $7.5 million in stolen cigarettes

Four South Carolina men have pleaded guilty in a conspiracy to traffic more than $7.5 million in stolen cigarettes. The guilty pleas were announced Tuesday by U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles. The four men are Moinuddin Patwary, 26, of Lexington; Syed Ahmed,
Greenville (SC) News
added Oct 3, 2013 03:44

2013 South Carolina Tobacco Festival Schedule of Events

8 Kids Zone and Petting Zoo 5 Arts & Crafts & Other Cool Stuff ... 1 8 – 9:30am Gospel Singers 2 8:15am Smokin’ Fast 5K Race ... 1 11am –12pm Heritage Games & Tobacco Demonstrations
WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:52

[South Carolina] Famed SC attorney Motley, ‘lion among lawyers,’ dead at 68

Motley’s legal work not only had a positive effect on Americans’ health — his tobacco lawsuits were in large part responsible for stiffer warnings on cigarette packages and acknowledgements by the tobacco industry that their products caused illness and d
Columbia (SC) State
added Aug 23, 2013 02:01

[South Carolina] From the Archives: Ness Motley Has Money to Burn

Ness Motley is the law firm whose partnership will collect the most in tobacco fees. For these lawyers who already had just about everything they wanted, what has the tobacco money bought?
added Aug 23, 2013 01:55

[South Carolina] Ronald Motley, famed asbestos and tobacco lawyer, dead at 68

Ronald L. Motley, the hard-charging Mount Pleasant trial attorney who spearheaded billion-dollar lawsuits against the asbestos and tobacco industries, then launched a daring legal crusade to identify al-Qaida’s financiers, died Thursday. He was 68. An o
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Aug 22, 2013 22:58

[South Carolina] Scoppe: The myth of business-busting no-smoking laws

AS MORE AND more of the nation has acted to protect employees from being poisoned on the job, our Legislature has steadfastly refused to adopt smoke-free workplace laws. Lawmakers argue that whether to ban smoking should be left to business owners — and i
Columbia (SC) State
added Aug 18, 2013 11:43

[South Carolina] USC to ban tobacco use effective next year, USC Beaufort considering simil

The University of South Carolina's Columbia campus will go tobacco-free Jan. 1, school president Harris Pastides announced last week, and its Beaufort branch might follow suit. The main campus will join at least 10 other schools in South Carolina -- the
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Aug 17, 2013 13:50

[South Carolina] Smoke free laws do not negatively affect the economy

Per the S.C. Tobacco Free Collaborative: "The Tobacco-Free Collaborative does not call for a statewide smokefree law at this time, nor at any time in the past. We do support individual community-based smoke-free efforts."
Columbia (SC) Star
added Aug 15, 2013 17:36
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