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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

[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 "I
Greenville (SC) News
added May 16, 2013 14:47

[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

[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

[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

[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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[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 (
added Apr 17, 2013 08:17

[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

[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

[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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