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Drone carrying contraband crashes at Lee Correctional Institution in Bishopville, S.C.

...Givens said that officers also found materials that inmates aren't supposed to have, including the phones, tobacco products, marijuana and synthetic marijuana. One person has been arrested.Givens said officials aren't sure exactly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-30/drone-carrying-contraband-cra
Tobacco: Baseball's dangerous tradition

...teenagers were using smokeless tobacco products ? a higher percentage than adults...said Wednesday. Smokeless tobacco products now come in flavors to appeal...notes that nicotine in smokeless tobacco products is absorbed from the mouth or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-19/tobacco-baseballs-danger
Cigarette maker Reynolds to buy Lorillard in $25 billion deal; to sell some brands

...American Tobacco also agreed to share technology related to the development and commercialization of next-generation tobacco products, including cigarettes that heat tobacco rather than burning it, and other nicotine-delivery products.Lorillard's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-15/cigarette-maker-reynolds-b
Georgia tobacco might be rebounding from low point

...Everyone with a tobacco allotment got a buyout. The payments, funded by $10 million in assessments levied against tobacco product manufacturers and importers, began in 2004 and will end this year."We got a substantial buyout'' and invested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-21/georgia-tobacco-may-be-reb
E-cig smokers should be aware of danger to children, pets

...further research is needed to assess the potential public health benefits and risks of these cigarettes and other novel tobacco products.The owner of an Augusta store specializing in e-cigarettes said common sense and safety caps and should limit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-03/e-cigs-nicotine-prompt-rise-
FDA eases into regulating e-cigarettes

...of e-cigarettes and other tobacco products ? as well as who uses them and...director of the FDA's Center for Tobacco Products.But he said the proposed rules...consequences as these unregulated tobacco products have been marketed using tactics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-04-24/fda-eases-regulating-e-cig
Regulators: Stop treating 'e-cigs' like tobacco

...common with the traditional tobacco products governments like to regulate...from all those heavily taxed tobacco products? They'll be jonesin' for...point to use of conventional tobacco products." Regulators give credence to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/damon-cline/2014-04-27/regulators
Snuff already

...precisely what Regent Thomas Hopkins is proposing.Dr. Hopkins, an orthopedic surgeon, is calling for a ban of all tobacco products on every campus in Georgia. His reasoning isn't hard to figure out. Those chemicals we listed above are some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-12-14/snuff-already
Smoke shops fade as synthetic marijuana industry slips

...St. Pierre said he does not believe the people making paraphernalia products think that they are being used for tobacco products."That's part of the farce in all of this," he said. "The folks who make the products know who is using it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-07/smoke-shops-fade-synth
Commission did right thing

...those products are legal to purchase and use anymore. Cigarettes are. Eliminate the manufacture and selling of tobacco products and you solve the smoking problem. But that would mean taking on the tobacco companies, and they are much more capable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-12/commission-did-right-thi