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Columbia County Board of Education | The Augusta Chronicle

...employers, they're being encouraged by tradesmen and ... As public school districts across Georgia continue to ban tobacco products, Richmond and Columbia County officials say their long-running bans have become ?a normal part? of school life...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/education/columbia-county-board-education
Richmond, Columbia county schools tobacco bans 'normal part of life' now

...across Georgia continue to ban tobacco products, Richmond and Columbia County...O'Conner said. "Exposure to tobacco products increases the risk of heart disease...over time in response to new tobacco products and health advisories. Students...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-18/richmond-columbia-county-
CVS dropping tobacco products

...kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores...how can you continue to sell tobacco products?'" he said. "There's...the legal age someone can buy tobacco products.On the flip side, discounters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-02-05/cvs-dropping-tobacco-product
As Georgia colleges ban tobacco, some schools still considering options

...universities adopt a ban on all tobacco products, colleges in and near Augusta...will prevent anyone from using tobacco products while on campus property, according...disability and death, which tobacco products cause," O'Meara said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-02/georgia-colleges-ban-toba
Burglar might have hit same Freds store twice

...a man who burglarized a North Leg Road store for tobacco products Monday could be the same thief who broke into the...a.m. Monday to find glass doors shattered and tobacco products littering the floor, according to a sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-14/burglar-might-have-hit
SC prisons fight drone drops

...was arrested in July In connection with an attempt to use a drone to fly over the fence and drop off cellphones, tobacco products and marijuana. Officials found the drone and material in bushes outside the prison.The man's name has not been...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/sc-prisons-fight-drone-drops
Man sentenced for sending drone to prison

...Institution in Bishop ville. Officers also found materials that inmates are not supposed to have, including phones, tobacco products, marijuana and synthetic marijuana.The drone never made it inside the 12-foot-high razor wire fence. At the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-20/man-sentenced-sending-drone-p
Smoking affects millions in Ga.

...successful in promoting tobacco-free school districts. And the University System of Georgia has banned smoking and tobacco products on all its campuses.Deen also noted that Georgia expanded coverage of smoking cessation medications and individual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-22/smoking-affects-millions-ga
Cuban cigar boom? Not yet, stores and customers say

...soon be able to return home with up to $400 of merchandise, of which $100 combined can be spent on alcohol or tobacco products. Experts say that's three to 20 cigars, depending on size, brand and quality.In Miami, the average customer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-19/cuban-cigar-boom-not-yet-s
Local tobacco shop owners share mixed feelings on prospect of Cuban cigar sales

...however, allow licensed U.S. travelers to import $400 worth of goods from Cuba. But only $100 can consist of tobacco products or alcohol, or a combination of the two, for personal use. That would equate to eight to 10 cigars at most, Wilder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-01-05/local-tobac