Headlines Tagged with Tennessee — 1,910 headlines found
The county denies the allegations of three former female inmates in the Sumner County Jail who say they were forced to expose their genitals to a male correctional officer in 2013. Elizabeth Rhyne of Robertson County, Regina Carpenter of Smith County an
Jan 27, 2015 The Tennessean
added Jan 27, 2015 00:15
Until full testing of the safety of the countless chemicals used in e-cigarettes is completed, the FDA should raise red flags about their use by anyone. At present, e-cigarettes serve mainly the profit motives of their manufacturers and distributers.
Jan 8, 2015 Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Jan 8, 2015 11:06
The latest report on how well states are funding tobacco prevention and cessation efforts has Tennessee ranked in the back of the pack at 36th in the nation.
Jan 2, 2015 Lebanon (TN) Democrat
added Jan 2, 2015 21:11
The Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Smoke Free Association are still at arms with each other on whether electronic cigarettes have health implications. Six months have passed since the Health Department issued a public health advisory a
Dec 17, 2014 The Tennessean
added Dec 23, 2014 22:02
A researcher at East Tennessee State University says a 1994 state law has tied the hands of local government officials when it comes to regulating tobacco products. The law prevents cities, towns and counties from going beyond smoking regulations already
Dec 22, 2014 Johnson City (TN) Press
added Dec 22, 2014 13:15
There are pre-emption laws on the books that basically state that local municipalities — on the city and county level — can’t go further than pre-existing state laws....Mamudu said in his article “Tennessee’s Smokefree Policy: It’s Time for Local Control
Dec 15, 2014 Johnson City (TN) Press
added Dec 15, 2014 00:47
The smoking ban already in place for City of LaFollette buildings was updated to include electronic cigarettes by a unanimous vote at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
Dec 4, 2014 La Follette (TN) Press
added Dec 4, 2014 20:08
Knox County will get to spend $327,041 per year on tobacco use prevention. But that's a fraction of the money it could save, said Michael Thomas, program manager with Knox County Health Department. "Based on 2011 data, if we reduced the number of pregna
Dec 3, 2014 Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Dec 3, 2014 19:10
The Bradley County Health Council reviewed a PowerPoint presentation on e-cigarettes created by the Tennessee Department of Health at a recent meeting. The presentation listed a series of “unknowns” yet to be discovered about the new fad.
Nov 30, 2014 Cleveland (TN) Banner
added Dec 1, 2014 18:30
not having any hospital employees smoke sets an example for the community. Health care workers who value the health of their patients need to value their own health by not smoking.
Nov 9, 2014 The Tennessean
added Nov 9, 2014 19:22