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[South Carolina] Stimulating the brain blunts cigarette craving

A new study published in Biological Psychiatry now reports that a single 15-minute session of high frequency transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) over the prefrontal cortex temporarily reduced cue-induced smoking craving in nicotine-dependent individu
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 17, 2013 08:17
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[South Carolina] Tobacco up, peanuts down on SC farms in 2013

The Pee Dee is flavor country for the state of South Carolina, and things are set to get much smoother this year with 25 percent more acres devoted to tobacco this season, according to crop estimates by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's recently relea
WSOC-TV Channel 9 (Charlotte, NC)
added Apr 15, 2013 07:39
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[South Carolina] Memories of King Tobacco

Eldred Prince and Benton Henry’s book “The Great Harvest: Remembering Tobacco in the Pee Dee” tells the story of the once golden crop and the people that grew it.
WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Apr 14, 2013 12:29
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[South Carolina] Bryant smoking bill snuffed out

State Sen. Kevin Bryant’s effort to give employers the right to refuse to hire and even to fire smokers was snuffed out Wednesday. A Senate subcommittee that is led by Bryant voted to delay taking any action on his bill, effectively killing it.
Anderson (SC) Independent-Mail
added Apr 11, 2013 12:53
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[South Carolina] Proposal would allow SC employers decline to hire smokers

Columbia (SC) State
added Apr 10, 2013 15:04
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[South Carolina] Senate bill would let employers light up smokers' private lives

Sen. Kevin Bryant of Anderson wants people to know he is not targeting smokers. But a bill of his being considered this week in a Senate subcommittee would allow businesses to take personnel action against workers who use tobacco away from the workplace.
Greenville (SC) News
added Apr 10, 2013 14:58
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[South Carolina] Proposal would allow SC employers decline to hire smokers

Does South Carolina have any laws governing smoking? Yes. The state bans employers from making hiring decisions based on whether a prospective employee smokes. But the S.C. Hospital Association wants the Legislature to repeal that law, allowing employers
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Apr 10, 2013 13:39
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[South Carolina] SC bill would treat electronic cigarettes like other tobacco in banning sale to juveniles

A House panel has advanced a bill designed to keep electronic cigarettes out of juvenile's hands. The bill approved Wednesday adds electronic cigarettes to the law barring the sale or distribution of tobacco products to anyone under 18.
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 9, 2013 20:28
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[South Carolina] Advocate warns York County students: Tobacco 'screwed up my life'

Smokeless tobacco tore into Gruen VonBehren’s face and split his tongue in half before he was old enough to vote.
Rock Hill (SC) Herald
added Mar 7, 2013 03:43
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[South Carolina] No more smoking in grandstands at Speedway, Dragway, or Dirt Track

Charlotte Motor Speedway has just announced that smoking would no longer be allowed in the grandstands or concourses areas on any of its property. "Smoking is still allowed at CMS, but for 2013 the grandstands and concourses will be smoke free," Speedway
WIS TV NBC (Columbia, SC)
added Feb 22, 2013 12:36
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