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10:07 am on Friday August 1, 2014

CCU campus now smoke-free and tobacco-free

Coastal Carolina University is now smoke-free and tobacco-free. This comes after the board of trustees approved the measure following in the footsteps of more than 1,100 other campuses nationwide. This includes 20 higher education institutions in...
11:34 am on Sunday July 20, 2014

Local group petitions to make Conway smoke-free

The Wellness Council for South Carolina and Breathe Clean Conway have started a petition to make the City of Conway smoke-free.
10:44 am on Monday December 30, 2013

CCU begins move to be tobacco-free by next fall

Coastal Carolina University will launch a new initiative in January to help students and staff quit smoking as CCU transitions to a tobacco-free campus by next fall. The move was approved earlier this month by the university’s board of trustees and...
8:36 am on Monday April 29, 2013

Revolutions going smoke free on May 1st

Revolutions, one of Broadway at the Beach's most popular nightspots with locals and tourists for 18 years, is going smoke free as of May 1. “It’s a bold move,” says club owner and spokesperson, Craig Smith, ‘but one that we think is in the best...
5:14 am on Tuesday January 15, 2013

Crocodile Rocks goes smoke free

Flickr User: mrjorgen While the music might be ‘smokin, the crowds at Crocodile Rocks won’t be.  Crocodile Rocks has taken a stand against smoking, making it one of only a handful of smoke-free nightspots in Myrtle Beach, and the only establishment...
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...
8:38 am on Monday February 27, 2012

Dirty Don's Oyster Bar & Grill goes smoke free

Flickr user Swamibu CarolinaLive reported a few days ago that Myrtle Beach landmark, Dirty Don's Oyster Bar & Grill has gone smoke-free.  While the city of Myrtle Beach has said no to a smoke-free ordinance, that's not stopping business owners...
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....
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...