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[Tennessee] EDITORIAL: FDA raises concerns in use of e-cigarettes

Although e-cigarettes offer a nicer package and the promise of a technological advance, parents, in particular, should be wary of efforts to market them as new, improved nicotine-delivery systems. They're still cigarettes and represent all the dangers o
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Sep 15, 2014 22:14
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[Tennessee] LETTER: Big tobacco farms exploit children

I grew up in Middle Tennessee each year working with my dad raising tobacco... We complain of garment factories in China and India working minors making our clothes. It is sad to say, but we do little to stop the abuse of minors in our fields here at home
The Tennessean
added Sep 10, 2014 06:52
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[Tennessee] Pets poisoned by e-cigarette liquids on rise

Pet Poison Helpline has encountered a sharp uptick in calls concerning cases of nicotine poisoning in pets that ingested e-cigarettes or liquid nicotine refill solution. Nicotine poses a serious threat of poisoning to dogs and cats and e-cigarettes back
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Sep 9, 2014 15:05
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[Tennessee] BROWN: E-cigarettes need strong regulation

The American Heart Association recently issued new policy recommendations on the use of electronic cigarettes and their impact on tobacco control efforts. Based on the current evidence, our position is that e-cigarettes containing nicotine are tobacco pr
The Tennessean
added Sep 9, 2014 05:24
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AFL-CIO seeks to unionize Tennessee farmworkers

Prompted by concerns about the conditions faced by Tennessee tobacco workers, the farm labor organizing arm of the AFL-CIO is coming to Tennessee later this month and plans a full union membership campaign by next summer.
The Tennessean
added Sep 8, 2014 06:09
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[Tennessee] Family tobacco farmers are dying breed

The transformation of the tobacco industry has largely removed the job of raising tobacco from family farms and consolidated production into the hands of large-scale agribusiness enterprises, where successful tobacco growers harvest hundreds or even thou
The Tennessean
added Sep 8, 2014 06:08
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Tennessee hasn't inspected tobacco farms since 2006

The lawsuit that an attorney for Alavez and six other teenage tobacco workers ultimately filed against Marty Coley Farms describes the accident. It also details deplorable living conditions in a three-bedroom home infested with vermin and roaches, where
The Tennessean
added Sep 8, 2014 04:45
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Kids work on Tennessee's tobacco farms with few protections

Luna represents the new face of Tennessee's centuries-old tobacco industry — a teenage migrant worker from Mexico unaccompanied by his parents, forgoing an education and laboring long hours for little pay to produce tobacco for the nation's big cigarette
The Tennessean
added Sep 8, 2014 04:44
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[Tennessee] LETTER: Company takes brave stand against tobacco products

I am transferring all my prescriptions to CVS Health, formerly CVS Caremark. Not because my pharmacy has done a bad job filling my prescriptions, but because my pharmacy is selling tobacco ...Everyone on my father’s side of the family who smoked died of l
The Tennessean
added Sep 6, 2014 11:13
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[Tennessee] FDA looks to regulate cigar shops

Rutherford County's favorite tobacco store is facing the toughest competition it's seen in the form of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Humidor owner Mike LaMure said the FDA is developing new regulations that could hinder his business.
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Aug 17, 2014 07:32
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