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[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

[South Carolina] Bluffton council approves 'cigar-bar' measure

If you are interested in a fine cigar accompanied by a glass of beer or wine, Bluffton is now the place to be. Town Council on Tuesday amended its smoking rules to allow tobacco stores to sell beer and wine but not liquor.
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Jul 17, 2013 16:18

[Missouri, South Carolina] LAUDERDALE: One of these days, we, too, will have smoke-free parks and beaches

A good idea went up in smoke Tuesday night in Beaufort. City Council said no to a suggestion from town staff that smoking be banned in city parks. ... But someone has already taken his alleged right to smoke cigarettes in a public park all the way to th
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Jul 12, 2013 08:30

[South Carolina] Smoking in Goose Creek illegal starting today

City Council in January passed a ban on smoking in public places and places of employment, giving businesses until today to get ready for the new law.
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jul 1, 2013 14:35

[South Carolina] Goose Creek smoking ban now in effect

The ordinance prohibits smoking in any place of employment in the city, to include any vehicles used to transport the public. It does not include vehicles where the only person who uses the vehicle is a smoker.
WCBD-TV2 (Mt. Pleasant, SC)
added Jul 1, 2013 14:21

[South Carolina] Electronic cigarette market expected to surpass conventional market in 10 years

There are at least four e-cigarette stores in the Charleston area: Ecigs Charleston, with two locations, Pleasant Ecigs and Charleston Electronic Cigarettes. The latter two opened in the past month in Mount Pleasant and West Ashley, respectively. Two sto
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Jun 30, 2013 11:54

[South Carolina] Possible new park regulations take aim at smoking, care of pets

The city of Beaufort is considering tightening up rules for public parks, including banning smoking and clarifying how pets and their owners should behave.
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Jun 27, 2013 14:18

[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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