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[Tennessee] County gets $36K in tobacco funds

Bedford County Health Department has received $36,611 from the state's tobacco settlement money to help reduce preschoolers' exposure to second-hand smoke. Dr. David Reagan, chief medical officer for Tennessee Department of Health, made the presentation o
Shelbyville (TN) Times-Gazette
added Apr 24, 2014 11:32
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[Tennessee] East TN jails say e-cigarettes help keep order

At least two East Tennessee jails have started allowing inmates to smoke electronic cigarettes, saying they cut down on disturbances and a contraband trade in regular cigarettes.
WRCB TV Channel 3 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Apr 6, 2014 12:25
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East Tennessee jails trying out e-cigarettes for inmates ($$)

The sheriff’s office recently made electronic cigarettes available to the jail population at $10 each.
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Apr 6, 2014 12:24
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[Tennessee] Putnam putting tobacco settlement funds to use

Ready to put $58,000 — Putnam County's share of the national Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement of 1998 ... “It’s been used by different states in different ways, but this year the state of Tennessee has decided to turn this money back into prevention
Cookeville (TN) Herald Citizen
added Mar 23, 2014 11:43
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[Tennessee] Young Tennesseans to protest tobacco

Maury County youngsters will join thousands of peers across the country taking part in Kick Butts Day on Thursday. This national day of activism empowers children and teenagers to be leaders in efforts to stop youth tobacco use. The theme for Kick Butts
Columbia (TN) Daily Herald
added Mar 20, 2014 13:46
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[Tennessee] DeSoto Supervisors Outlaw E-Cigarettes in County Buildings

Many people in office settings want to be able smoke while they work. Monday, DeSoto County Supervisors turned thumbs down to the newfangled smokes in County buildings. ”We had some requests from people who want to smoke those, I guess it’s a vapor, at t
WREG-TV (Memphis, TN)
added Mar 18, 2014 02:09
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[Tennessee] Murfreesboro businessman discontinued tobacco sales more than 30 years before CVS Caremark

Fayne Haynes, who ran Haynes Bros. Candy Co.... said he stopped selling cigarettes at the family candy shop in 1982. "I had employees dying with lung cancer, and my brother-in law-died with lung cancer," Haynes said during a Thursday telephone interview
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Feb 23, 2014 15:21
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[Tennessee] CVS Stores Closing Doors to Tobacco Products; Local Impact on Farmers--Mikayla Lewis

Corbin has continued to farm tobacco after three generations in his family in Robertson County. Corbin says the number of tobacco farmers dropped after the tobacco buyout nearly a decade ago. He says CVS's decision should not impact his business directly.
WZTV Fox 17 (Nashville, TN)
added Feb 6, 2014 12:31
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[Tennessee] HANCE: Cigarette tax hike could be big saver

The last time the cigarette tax was raised in Tennessee was 2007, when it went from 20 cents to 62 cents. The American Cancer Society tells us “tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the U.S., yet more
The Tennessean
added Jan 31, 2014 15:29
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[Tennessee] Georgia university system to consider tobacco ban on campuses

With the exception of the smoking hut Wilson visits, Dalton State is a tobacco-free campus. In a 2008 survey at the school, 67 percent of participants voted for the ban, which includes smokeless forms of tobacco.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Jan 21, 2014 03:14
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