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[Tennessee] Tobacco grant geared toward improving children’s health

a new program to raise awareness of the dangers of secondhand smoke in families is already having a positive impact. Made possible by a grant of almost $250,000 from the Tennessee Department of Health, the Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure
Jonesborough (TN) Herald & Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 13:52
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[Tennessee] E-Cigarette business moving too fast for regulations ($$)

Vapor shops selling e-cigarettes are among the fastest-growing businesses in East Tennessee, thanks to a mostly unregulated and untaxed market.
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Jul 6, 2014 21:53
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Tennessee Health Officials Strengthen Stance on E-Cigarettes

In a sign that the state is hardening its stance on electronic cigarettes, health departments throughout Tennessee are putting up posters in their buildings warning about the potential harm of the devices. The notices caution users about e-cigs, the nicot
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jun 21, 2014 14:24
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[Tennessee] LETTER: Smoking bans should not include e-cigarettes

those who would impede smokers’ access to them—or to truthful information about them—are, in fact, killing smokers. -- Dimitris Agrafiotis Executive director, Tennessee Smoke Free Association
Nooga.com
added Jun 3, 2014 12:13
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[Tennessee] About TSFA - TN Smoke Free Association

TSFA was formed in 2014 to provide support and education regarding alternative methods of THR after seeing many years of failed attempts by our public health agencies to reduce smoking rates in the region.
Tennessee Smoke Free Association
added Jun 3, 2014 12:11
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Tennessee Smoke Free Association

is an advocacy group and trade organization with a focus on Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) through the use of personal vaporizers (electronic cigarettes) and other smokeless tobacco products shown to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with smokin
Tennessee Smoke Free Association
added Jun 3, 2014 12:10
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[Tennessee] To vape or not to vape? Locals debate e-cigarettes

Depending on whom you ask, e-cigarettes are either a relatively healthy alternative to traditional tobacco products or—as the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently said—potentially as harmful as other options. They are eithe
Nooga.com
added May 28, 2014 23:48
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[Tennessee] Report: Tobacco fields poisoning kids

in Tennessee children as young as 9 are working in tobacco fields and suffering symptoms consistent with acute nicotine poisoning, according to a report by an international human rights group. In most cases, there is nothing illegal about the practice. S
The Tennessean
added May 15, 2014 09:41
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[Tennessee, Virginia] Cities That Take Your Breath Away

World Asthma Day comes in May ... Richmond is Top 2014 Asthma Capital Richmond, VA, is in the number one spot for the second year in a row. Memphis, TN, came in at #2, followed by #3 McAllen, TX, #4 Oklahoma City, OK, and #5 Philadelphia, PA. The ranking
PR Newswire
added May 6, 2014 10:51
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[Tennessee] Where there's smokes: Cigarette fires plague Chattanooga this year

With three residential fires since April 1 tied to cigarettes and another two started by cigarette lighters, Chattanooga fire officials have a message for smokers: Extinguish your smokes properly by wetting them and keep the lighters away from children.
WRCB TV Channel 3 (Chattanooga, TN)
added May 6, 2014 08:29
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