Grand Strand tourists prefer smoke-free experiences

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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 with 812 visitors.  They indicate that folks feels as if second-hand smoke is a real health hazard and that it's important to dine in and stay at smoke-free establishments.  They also said they were more likely to book vacations in cities with a smoke-free laws.  Smoke Free Horry is urging Horry county to adopt them.

In this WBTW story, there is a clear connection made between these survey results and how implementing smoke-free laws and policies could impact our tourism business for the better in the Grand Strand. 

Smoke Free Horry also works to help Horry county residents quit smoking with counseling and a toll-free hot-line, 1-800-QUIT-NOW.

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