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[South Carolina] Should town ban smoking in Bluffton parks?

Bluffton officials are considering developing an ordinance that could restrict smoking in the town's public parks. Melanie Harris, who was pushing her young son on the swings at Dubois Park last week, said she supports the idea.
(Hilton Head, SC) Island Packet
added Sep 18, 2015 17:52
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Tobacco-Control Policies in Tobacco-Growing States: Where TobaccoWas King [FREE FULL TEXT]

Master Settlement Agreement,...the 2004 tobacco-quota buyout, and the companies’ increasing use of foreign tobacco led to a rift between the companies and tobacco farmers.  In 2003, the first comprehensive smoke-free local law was passed in a major tobac
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 13, 2015 13:40
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] TOBACCO-CONTROL POLICIES IN TOBACCO-GROWING STATES: WHERE TOBACCO WAS KING

tobacco companies prioritized blocking tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states and partnered with tobacco farmers to oppose tobacco-control policies. The 1998 Master Settlement Agreement..., the 2004 tobacco-quota buyout, and the companies’ inc
Milbank Quarterly
added Sep 13, 2015 13:35
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[South Carolina] The man behind Ben Carson

He grew up wealthy on a tobacco farm in South Carolina and first met Thurmond when he was 16. Thurmond told him to look him up if he wanted to work for him and did just that, becoming an adviser, helping the long-time senator get reelected at a time when
The Hill
added Aug 21, 2015 14:07
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[South Carolina] Man accused of church killings spoke of attacking college

Scriven said Roof confided that he was unhappy, bouncing between the homes of his divorced parents. He would stay for days at the mobile home park, smoking American Spirit cigarettes and drinking hard, Scriven said. Then he would go home for a day or two
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 21, 2015 14:53
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing States: where tobacco was king.

The environment has changed in the tobacco-growing states, following a fracture of the alliance between the tobacco companies and their former allies. To continue this progress, health advocates should educate the public and policymakers on the changing r
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:39
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] GLANTZ: New paper, "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king," shows why progress is happening there

Amanda Fallin and I just published "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king" in Millbank Quarterly that explains why, after years of lagging the rest of the country, progress on tobacco control is now taking place there
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:37
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[South Carolina] 56-year-old man gets life for stealing $900 of cigarettes

A 56-year-old man who acted as his own attorney has been sentenced to life in prison in Sumter County for stealing $900 worth of cigarettes. David Duren Jr. fell under South Carolina’s three-strikes law, which allows a life sentence when someone is convi
AP - Associated Press
added May 25, 2015 22:50
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[South Carolina] Discarded cigarette in flower pot displaces several families in condo blaze

the fire that damaged at least 10 units was the result of someone dropping a cigarette butt in a flower pot. Wilson explained, "A cigarette was disposed of in a flower pot which was sitting on the second floor deck area of the condo building - this was d
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added May 6, 2015 14:09
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[South Carolina] SC Tobacco Free Collaborative express the risk of Colon Cancer and smoking

With March being Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, concerns have risen about smoking and secondhand smoke exposure that can lead to cancer. “Colon cancer is the second leading cause of death in South Carolina behind lung cancer,” American Cancer Society
WMBF News (Myrtle Beach, SC)
added Mar 18, 2015 14:46
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