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[Tennessee] LETTER: COMMENTARY: New FDA rule impossible for tobacco farmers

The new rule being proposed by the FDA restricts NNN (referred to as a nitrosamine) levels in dark smokeless tobacco, which is the type of tobacco we grow here in Tennessee. NNN is a naturally occurring component of the tobacco-growing process. This new
Clarksville (TN) Leaf Chronicle
added Mar 24, 2017 20:31
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Tennessee Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 15

On Kick Butts Day, kids encourage their peers to be tobacco-free, reject tobacco companies' devious marketing and urge elected officials to help make the next generation tobacco-free. This year, Kick Butts Day is focusing attention on how tobacco compan
PR Newswire
added Mar 10, 2017 23:40
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[Tennessee] Tobacco-using moms get incentive to quit

She signed up for the Baby and Me Tobacco Free program through the Putnam County Health Department. The program not only helps smoking mothers to quit, but also rewards those who successfully kick the habit with free diapers every month for up to 12 mont
Cookeville (TN) Herald Citizen
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24
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[Tennessee] Cigarette Giant to Sponsor Schools Gala (Updated)

For as long as the Nashville Chamber of Commerce has been holding its annual Academies of Nashville gala, which honors teachers, principals and recognizes partnerships between the businesses and schools in the academies, Altria has been a sponsor.
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Feb 20, 2017 16:06
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[Tennessee] MICHAEL: Show your family some love by not smoking around them

Gov. Bill Haslam has proclaimed this week as “It’s Quittin’ Time in Tennessee,” and as part of the effort, the Tennessee Department of Health is joining with partners across the state to encourage tobacco users to give up the habit. If you or someone you
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Feb 19, 2017 16:16
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Tennessee Teens Talk Tobacco program

The Tennessee Teens Talk Tobacco (T4) is a program to empower teens to use their influence to create social change, educate peers and influence younger youth on the dangers of tobacco. The program equips teams to utilize peer-to-peer education to encoura
Athens (TN) Daily Post-Athenian
added Feb 16, 2017 15:18
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FRIST: Tackling Tobacco Use In The Volunteer State: Let's Start With Tennessee Quit Week

In the last six weeks, two critical reports have shined a spotlight on Tennessee’s high levels of tobacco use and inadequate prevention efforts. In December, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and other public health organizations published a report tha
Forbes
added Feb 14, 2017 19:36
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[Tennessee] Dyer Co. Health Council discusses updates, announcements

Burns provided board members with various updates concerning programs within the organization such as the Baby and Me Tobacco Free program... Burns also pointed out a new ‘Children prefer the non-smoking section -- keep your car free’ billboard that is lo
Dyersburg (TN) State Gazette
added Jan 12, 2017 14:59
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SIEGEL: Tennessee Department of Health: E-Cigarettes Create the Threat of Date Rape, Cause Popcorn Lung, and are as Addictive as Heroin

Of course, the TDOH is telling a tall tale. The truth – and the rest of the story – is that there is no evidence that e-cigarettes are associated with any of these outcomes... I am today demanding that the Tennessee Department of Health immediately retrac
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 10, 2017 18:59
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[Tennessee] Tenn. Department of Health updates e-cigarettes advisory

Several risks are cited in the new advisory, including liquid nicotine, a primary ingredient in many e-cigarettes and similar devices that can be fatal if ingested or absorbed through the skin. The new update also cites the the U.S. Dept. of Transportat
WKRN-TV Ch. 2 (Nashville, TN)
added Jan 9, 2017 22:27
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