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[Tennessee] PARIS TN: Health Department lauded for anti-smoking drives

The Henry County Health Department recently received an award from Tennessee Commissioner of Health John Dreyzehner for making improvements towards its three-year goals for reducing smoking. Rachel Matlock, health educator with the Henry County Health D
Paris (TN) Post-Intelligencer
added Aug 9, 2017 15:18
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[Tennessee] UT to review alcohol and smoking policies on campus

The task force will provide updates to the process and request community feedback... "This process will give us all an opportunity to collect broad-based input and to have informed conversations about this complicated and multifaceted matter," Thursday's
WVLT Volunteer TV Ch 8 (Knoxville, TN)
added Jun 30, 2017 13:40
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[Tennessee] UTHSC Faculty Members Get Almost $4M In Funding for Military Research Projects

A trio of University of Tennessee Health Science Center professors has won almost $4 million in grant funding to pursue studies...one focused on a look at tobacco use by military recruits. Two of the three faculty members are working on that one.
Memphis (TN) Daily News
added Jun 22, 2017 17:45
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Tennessee Tobacco Mark-Up on Tap

The law, enacted in three phases, raises retailers’ minimum mark-up on cigarettes by 35 cents per pack in three stages over a two-year period, increasing the minimum markup from 8% to 15%. The last phase of singular tobacco policy known as the Unfair Cig
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 9, 2017 22:36
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[North Carolina, Tennessee] Escaped Lee County prison inmates captured in Mexico

Qazah was sentenced in the Western District of North Carolina in 2012 to 18 years in prison for his role in a cigarette smuggling ring spanning two years and two states — North Carolina and South Carolina from August 2009 to November 2011.
WJHL-TV (Johnson City, TN)
added May 27, 2017 03:08
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Former Tennessee Sheriff Sentenced on Federal Corruption Charges

sentenced today to 50 months in prison for operating a private electronic cigarette company in the county jail for personal gain and the concealment and misrepresentation of their involvement with the business, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 11, 2017 14:56
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Former Tennessee Sheriff Sentenced on Federal Corruption Charges

sentenced today to 50 months in prison for operating a private electronic cigarette company in the county jail for personal gain and the concealment and misrepresentation of their involvement with the business, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 11, 2017 14:56
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[Georgia, Tennessee] Marietta man’s involvement in jail e-cigarette scam awaiting sentencing

A Marietta man is facing federal charges involving an e-cigarette business he ran with a former Tennessee sheriff...Arnold admitted to allowing county employees to distribute JailCigs products in the Rutherford County (Tenn.) Jail as non-contraband, accor
Marietta (GA) Daily Journal
added May 9, 2017 21:15
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[Tennessee] 23% of Bradley residents are tobacco users

The Bradley County Health Council focused on the effects of tobacco in the county as part of a Tennessee Tobacco Settlement community engagement meeting. Across the state, tobacco claims at least 30 lives per day and results in $2.67 billion in annual he
Cleveland (TN) Banner
added Apr 30, 2017 15:07
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[Tennessee] Health Organizations 'Outraged' by Big Tobacco Sponsor at Academies of Nashville Event

“It is appalling that Altria, the nation’s largest tobacco company and parent company of Philip Morris, is sponsoring a high school-focused event. To make matters worse, the event is being held at Rocketown which is the city’s largest entertainment venue
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Apr 24, 2017 19:38
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