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7:00 am on Thursday March 29, 2012

Grant money spent on t-shirts to promote a smoke-free lifestyle

photo by flickr user Call it Crazy Please note that this is not a photo of the Surfside Beach t-shirt. We do not have a graphical representation of or any information about the design. The residents of Surfside Beach were thrilled to get an $8000...
4:02 am on Friday March 2, 2012

City of Conway wants to go smoke free

Photo by TheDigitel Myrtle Beach City of Conway administrators will be seeking public input on an ordinance proposal to ban smoking for indoor public spaces. All of the current council members are in favor of the ordinance and will hold a public...
4:35 pm on Monday February 6, 2012

North Myrtle Beach passes public smoking ban; E-cigs exempt

Update February 6, 2012: Passed. The official statement is below. During their February 6 meeting, the North Myrtle Beach City Council passed second and final reading of an ordinance to regulate smoking within the city limits of North Myrtle Beach....
10:30 am on Tuesday January 17, 2012

Patrick Reynolds leading anti-smoking advocate to talk at HGTC

Flickr user ell brown Horry Georgetown Tech with Smoke Free Horry and The Foundation for a SmokeFree America will be hosting Patrick Reynolds one of the nation's best known tobacco-free advocates.  Patrick Reynolds, a grandson of R.J. Reynolds,...
7:15 am on Saturday December 17, 2011

City of Myrtle Beach not interested in smoking ban; NMB close to vote

TheDigitel Myrtle Beach Ah yes, the ban of smoking in public places debate. Depending on who you ask, it's either a slippery slope of infringing on civil liberties that will kill small businesses or it's a long overdue ordinance that will please our...
4:48 am on Wednesday November 30, 2011

Myrtle and North Myrtle Beach both consider smoking bans

Flickr user Nufkin Two of the biggest cities along the Grand Strand are both considering a smoking ban in bars and restaurants.  Next month Smoke Free Horry plans to present to the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce their findings and data that,...
10:24 am on Monday October 31, 2011

Florence goes smoke-free this week

Flickr user winnie's human Starting tomorrow, November 1st, smoking in public places in the City of Florence will be prohibited. Private designated smoking areas are excluded from the ordinance including open air areas like patios and decks. Someone...
6:15 am on Wednesday October 26, 2011

Grand Strand tourists prefer smoke-free experiences

photo by flickr user MoneyBlogNewz Not surprisingly, Smoke Free Horry revealed study results that show a clear tourist preference for smoke-free environments, such as hotels and restaurants. The results listed in this WPDE story came from interviews...
6:21 am on Friday September 9, 2011

Faiths United Against Tobacco to meet at Conway Church

Flickr user khawkins04 On Saturday, September 10th at 10:45 a.m. the Mason Temple Church of God in Christ will host, along with Smoke Free Horry, an anti-smoking event aimed at promoting churches in going smoke-free. Faiths United Against Tobacco...
12:46 pm on Monday August 1, 2011

Smoking ban proposal prompts debate about individual liberty

William A. Clark Both sides of the "smoke free" discussion have valid points. Not a lot of coverage has been given to the other side of the debate. Some residents feel like it less of a debate over smoking and more of a debate of government taking...

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