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[Tennessee] Vaping ban in the works for Williamson County Schools

The Williamson County School Board is looking to beef up its tobacco-free school policy by adding electronic cigarettes to the list of banned tobacco-related products. The policy, which was introduced at a board policy meeting Aug. 6, would rewrite the
The Tennessean
added Aug 8, 2018 19:39
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[Tennessee] AUDIO: Nashville Public Housing Won’t Enforce New National Ban On Smoking

many residents have been under the impression the blanket ban applies to them. And for good reason. They recently signed leases clearly saying smoking is prohibited, which some were unhappy about. "I don't see how they're going to detect if you're smoki
WPLN Nashville (TN) Public Radio
added Aug 3, 2018 22:02
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[Tennessee] Former sheriff convicted in e-cig scheme asks for pardon

A former Tennessee sheriff sentenced to about four years in prison for charges related to profiting from the sale of electronic cigarettes to inmates has sent a letter to President Donald Trump asking for a pardon. The Daily News Journal reports former R
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 25, 2018 15:10
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[Tennessee] Local public housing residents respond to U.S. government's ban on smoking indoors

Smokers are upset about the policy because not only can you not smoke inside, but they also can't smoke on their porches. They have to be several feet away from the home and for some, that means being on the street. Signs are popping up in public housi
WTVC NewsChannel 9 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Jul 18, 2018 15:21
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[Tennessee] Nashville exempt from public housing smoking ban, MDHA says

But MDHA has converted almost all of its public housing to Section 8 housing — which exempts Nashville from this smoke-free rule, according to Jamie Berry, communications director for MDHA. Berry said 18 of their 20 housing facilities have been converte
The Tennessean
added Jul 16, 2018 12:50
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[Tennessee] Housing Authority Bans Smoking In Its Buildings

A smoke-free policy was approved Tuesday by the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, which will go into effect next month. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is requiring the implementation of the policy. According to HUD, the pol
Greeneville (TN) Sun
added Jun 28, 2018 21:45
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[Tennessee] EDITORIAL: Lawmakers should protect children from secondhand smoke

Preventing a lifetime of health problems for unsuspecting children isn’t an attack on personal freedoms or parental authority. It’s a commonsense solution to a problem that has plagued the state for decades. We urge our lawmakers to take the lead in the
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 19, 2018 19:01
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[Tennessee] ETSU researcher urges repeal of tobacco-friendly law

Tennessee General Assembly kill legislation last last month that would have banned smoking in cars when children are present. Hadii Mamudu, whose research focuses on public policy and the harmful effects of smoking, said the narrow defeat of the bill on
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 11, 2018 21:59
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[Tennessee] Local teens spearhead historic tobacco policy for Hamilton County schools

A youth-led, anti-tobacco group mentored by local leaders inspired Hamilton County schools to scrap the system's outdated tobacco policy and go nicotine-free. Although the old policy prohibited smoking inside or near buildings, it allowed smoking on sch
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added May 4, 2018 17:10
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[Tennessee] Cooper: Smokers, not state, should decide

A bill in the Tennessee Senate to do just that narrowly missed passing Wednesday and is likely dead for the year. However, given its one-vote failure, it's likely to come back in the next General Assembly.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Apr 20, 2018 17:20
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