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5:27 am on Tuesday July 1, 2014

College of Charleston is now cigarette smoke free

The college joins MUSC with a smoke free campus, but you'll still be able to smoke on puff on city streets and sidewalks.
2:26 am on Thursday April 25, 2013

Smoking could soon be banned at all Beaufort County properties

Beaufort County's administrative buildings, parking lots, and other facilities may soon join the Beaufort County School District and the three area hospitals in an outright ban on smoking.
10:19 am on Saturday March 2, 2013

Smoke free rules now in effect for Charleston hospital district

Smoking is now banned by the City of Charleston on sidewalks and streets near MUSC and Roper St. Francis.
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....
8:45 am on Monday January 21, 2013

College of Charleston campus-wide smoking ban thwarted by faculty

Image by Flickr user Ferran. The College of Charleston Student Government Association voted 14-8 for the abolition of tobacco-smoking on campus last week.  On the same day C of C's SGA moved to abolish of smoking tobacco on campus, the university's...
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...

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