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Around the block

...922-8338. University Health Care System will hold a Beat the Pack Cessation Program to help people quit all tobacco products.Four-week sessions are offered each month. The next session starts Aug. 4.Registration is required.For...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-07-21/around-block
Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center becomes tobacco-free June 30

...is removing its designated smoking area, and military and civilian health care workers are prohibited from using tobacco products during their work shifts or while in uniform to align with a new Army regulation, Eisenhower spokesman Wesley Elliott...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-10/dwight-d-eisenhower-army-med
Man sentenced to 15 years in 2013 Augusta homicide

...On June 6, 2013, Williams went to the Milledgeville Road home of Larry Elam Jr. to buy cigars. Elam would buy tobacco products in bulk in South Carolina and sell individual cigars and cigarettes at his home, said Assistant District Attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-06-11/man-sentenced-15-years
Following Ike's example

...the Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center will prohibit all its military and civilian employees from using any tobacco products during work or while in uniform.What could be more logical? It's an environment dedicated to improving people's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-06-12/following-ikes-exampl
Make work smoke-free

...I have come to be very passionate about the serious health risks of both direct use of tobacco products and indirect exposure to the use of tobacco products.Anything we can do to prevent young people from starting to smoke and to reduce overall...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-19/make-work-smoke-free
Richmond, Columbia county schools tobacco bans 'normal part of life' now

...across Georgia continue to ban tobacco products, Richmond and Columbia County...districts to adopt complete tobacco product bans on their properties, including...Jean O'Connor said complete tobacco product bans were "absolutely essential...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-03-18/richmond-columbia-county-
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
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
'Haunted' pillar legend was manufactured - but what do I know?

...attract customers to Theodore Eye's Broad Street grocery. It is painted with advertising, including Bull Durham tobacco products.For the next several decades, the column and its legend seems to be forgotten. There is a 1908 anecdote that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-29/haunted-pillar-legend-was-man
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...have adhered to smoking and tobacco product bans for several years. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-10-02/georgia-colleges-ban-toba