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[Tennessee] STOLLINGS: More information about the newest trend of electronic cigarettes

Tennessee Department of Health issued a health advisory on electronic cigarettes and similar devices. This was released in February 2014. Here they are and in case you my column missed last week, I will add those as well. » There is inadequate scientific
TriCities.com (Bristol (TN) Herald Courier/WJHL-TV)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:29
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[Tennessee] Gate City students file lawsuit against assistant principal

Qualls' lawsuit alleges that during the game Roberts angrily and intentionally and with actual malice confronted both Gillespie and Qualls, accusing them of drinking alcohol and using smokeless tobacco.
Kingsport (TN) Times-News
added Oct 2, 2014 19:14
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[Tennessee] Local Lieff Cabraser attorneys hit $27M verdict in Florida tobacco case

The 14 cents tacked onto the award — which included approximately $20.76 million in punitive damages — represented the age at which plaintiff Judith Berger began smoking. By age 16, she had a pack-a-day habit. Berger and her now-deceased twin sister deve
NashvillePost.com
added Sep 20, 2014 13:36
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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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