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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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[South Carolina] Lawmakers mull tax on e-cigarettes

Lawmakers in the state 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 said. “I have my life s
Columbia (SC) State
added May 16, 2013 14:37
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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: County right to consider expanded smoking ban

Beaufort County administrator Gary Kubic is on the right track with his proposal to ban smoking on all county-owned property -- inside and outside. ... people will adjust their behavior, and it almost certainly will make it easier and cheaper to maintain
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Apr 26, 2013 12:22
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[South Carolina] Beaufort County mulling tobacco-free properties, parks

Tobacco use may soon be banned on Beaufort County-owned property, including parks, parking lots and areas around buildings. County administrator Gary Kubic, who offered the proposal this week, said the goal is to promote healthier lifestyles for county
Beaufort (SC) Gazette
added Apr 26, 2013 11:47
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[South Carolina] Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation of the Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex Reduces Nicotine Cue Craving

One session of high-frequency rTMS (10 Hz) of the left DLPFC significantly reduced subjective craving induced by smoking cues in nicotine-dependent participants. Additional studies are needed to explore rTMS as an aid to smoking cessation.
Biological Psychiatry
added Apr 17, 2013 08:19
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