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[Tennessee] JAIN: Is it acceptable to deny employment to smokers?

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.
The Tennessean
added Nov 9, 2014 19:22
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[Tennessee] Phil Everly's widow shares the pain of his COPD death

When they met, Phil was a chain smoker, but he eventually quit in 2001. "Seven years of nagging, I finally got through to him," she said. "That's a long time to be nagged."...Genetics and smoking are often causes of COPD, but the disease can and does occ
The Tennessean
added Oct 31, 2014 20:58
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[Tennessee] Health department launches anti-tobacco billboard campaign

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department and the Tennessee Department of Health Southeast region have launched anti-tobacco billboards to inform area residents about the effects of second- and thirdhand smoke.
Nooga.com
added Oct 31, 2014 12:06
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[Tennessee] Local billboards targeting secondhand smoke

Both Hamilton County and state health officials have launch an anti-tobacco campaign aimed at educating the public about the effects of secondhand smoke on children. The campaign involves the use of large billboards that are being placed throughout South
News 12 Chattanooga, TN
added Oct 29, 2014 09:32
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[Florida, Tennessee] Nashville attorney wins second verdict against tobacco companies

Kenneth Byrd, a Nashville attorney from Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, has won a $41.4 million judgement against tobacco giants Philip Morris USA and R.J. Reynolds. Byrd was the lead counsel in a liability suit that spun out of a Florida class-act
NashvillePost.com
added Oct 24, 2014 15:35
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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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