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6:22 am on Saturday March 2, 2013

Smoking ban near downtown hospitals is in effect

Image by Flickr user pietroizzo March 1 has passed an the City of Charleston rule is in effect: you're no longer allowed to smoke in the immediate vicinity of downtown Charleston two hospitals, the Medical University of South Carolina or Roper St....
3:23 am on Wednesday January 9, 2013

City of Charleston council approves outdoor smoking ban near downtown hospitals

Image by Flickr user pietroizzo Starting March 1 you'll no longer be able to smoke in the immediate vicinity of downtown Charleston two hospitals, the Medical University of South Carolina or Roper St. Francis.
2:54 am on Wednesday January 9, 2013

Goose Creek council to vote on smoking ban (Update: Banned)

Image by stock.xchang user anYone- Update: Goose Creek Town Council voted in the ban on Tuesday night — it goes into effect July 1. The vote was split 4 to 3. First reporting: Today, January 8, Goose Creek Town Council is expected to vote on a...
4:17 am on Sunday September 16, 2012

Profiling the rekindled North Charleston smoking ban debate

Image by stock.xchang user anYone- Update: The smoking ban was rejected. With Charleston County voting to ban smoking in the unincorporated areas of the county, it looks likely that the debate will heat up around a rekindled North Charleston smoking...
4:32 am on Wednesday September 5, 2012

Charleston County smoking ban making progress (Update: Banned)

Image by Flickr user eisenrah (Updates at the bottom.) At its first reading before Charleston County Council, a ban on indoor smoking pased 8-1 on Tuesday night. Councilman Elliott Summey was the only member to vote against it, writing on Twitter at...
5:09 am on Saturday August 18, 2012

Talk of a smoking ban is back in North Charleston

Image by stock.xchang user anYone-The last time North Charleston's council voted on a smoking ban, it shot it down 6-4 in 2008. And now a draft ordinance is once again in the works, and with five new members on the council the vote could well go...
2:53 am on Tuesday March 27, 2012

Charleston's last cigar bar is on the verge of losing its lease, smoking exemption

Image by Flickr user Sybren A. Stüvel Updates at the bottom. Downtown Charleston's only legal cigar bar, Club Habana, is in danger of losing its lease as well as its smoking exemption. Situated at 177 Meeting Street above the Tinder Box tobacco...
11:41 am on Sunday March 11, 2012

Myrtle Beach, a smokers safe haven?

TheDigitelMYR The City of Myrtle Beach looks to be the lone wolf when it comes to a citywide smoking ban, a good percentage of bars and restaurants have no smoking or offer smoking only in outside patios. Surfside Beach was the first to go smoke-...
5:25 am on Wednesday March 7, 2012

No Smoking in North Myrtle Beach starts today

TheDigitel One month ago yesterday the City of North Myrtle Beach passed their public smoking ban, which takes effect today, Wednesday, March 7, 2012.  Many establishments are preparing for the ban, including bars, restaurants, hotels, city...
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...