Tue., May 27, 2014 7:40am
A 1950’s cigarette ad shows two doctors lighting up smokes over a cup of coffee. “You know, this night shift is kind of rough, isn’t it?” says one...
Tue., November 19, 2013 3:09pm
Fifteen years ago this month, tobacco companies agreed to pay states billions of dollars in the largest civil litigation settlement in US history....
Fri., October 4, 2013 9:00am
Six former surgeons general gathered Thursday at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta to discuss the job of being the nation’s doctor and their...
Fri., November 23, 2012 9:27am
State lawmakers are considering whether to seek an estimated $15 million in improved tax collections by changing how cigars are taxed. Some Georgia...
Thu., September 6, 2012 9:27am
State health officials say nearly half of Georgia's school districts have implemented a 100 percent tobacco-free policy. Under the policy, no...
Tue., July 3, 2012 9:13am
The Norcross city council has voted to rescind the citywide tobacco ban. CBS Atlanta reports that the ban was supposed to go into effect Monday. But...
Mon., July 11, 2011 4:50am
Georgia’s tobacco acreage is expected to hold steady this year, thanks to a new buyer in the state and high demand in Asia. Tobacco acreage has been...
Tue., January 4, 2011 1:00am
Voters might have resuscitated the push for increased tobacco taxes when they rejected increased car tag fees this November. The car tag fees were on...
Mon., March 8, 2010 4:40pm
With polls showing more than 75 percent of Georgians willing to accept $1 t
Fri., October 9, 2009 5:07am
Net revenue collections for September were about $1.3 billion, compared to