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[Tennessee] LaFollette city leaders hope to ban smoking at parks

A proposed ordinance could do away with smoking in the city’s ball fields, skate park and playgrounds. “I think it would be nice to get rid of it. Especially when there are children around because their lungs are still forming and growing,” said Gray. T
WATE 6 (Knoxville, TN)
added Jul 14, 2015 10:46
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing States: where tobacco was king.

The environment has changed in the tobacco-growing states, following a fracture of the alliance between the tobacco companies and their former allies. To continue this progress, health advocates should educate the public and policymakers on the changing r
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:39
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] GLANTZ: New paper, "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king," shows why progress is happening there

Amanda Fallin and I just published "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king" in Millbank Quarterly that explains why, after years of lagging the rest of the country, progress on tobacco control is now taking place there
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:37
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[Tennessee] Sullivan health department launches anti-smoking campaign

Sullivan County health officials are targeting middle school youth countywide with an anti-smoking, pro-health campaign. The #UNSMOKEABLE campaign kicked off May 15 with the distribution of about 4,600 backpacks with information and incentives to all cit
Kingsport (TN) Times-News
added May 28, 2015 07:47
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[Tennessee] EDITORIAL: Money is needed to help Tennesseans kick the habit

Tennessee lawmakers can help put the brakes on rising health care costs in this state by putting more money into smoking- cessation programs. The cigarette markup increase that Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law last week was short-sighted and unproductive
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 26, 2015 11:27
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[Tennessee] Dyer County campaign against secondhand smoke

This one focused on smokers who “light up” with children in their car. The Dyer County Health Department campaign, funded through a Tobacco Settlement Grant, is scheduled to run through May 2016. The Health Department’s unique approach was definitely g
WREG-TV (Memphis, TN)
added May 20, 2015 23:42
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[Tennessee] All About Abby: Why are many smokers so rude?

All About Abby Question of the Week: Do you think smokers need to be more respectful of others when smoking outside in public places? Why or why not?
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 19, 2015 14:48
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[Tennessee] County health dept. begins new anti-tobacco campaign

A billboard with the message "Children prefer the non-smoking section - keep your car smoke free," has popped up along Forrest Street and Highway 51. The billboard, which is sponsored by the Dyer County Health Department, targets individuals who are expo
Dyersburg (TN) State Gazette
added May 19, 2015 03:06
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[Tennessee] MNPS Awards Sponsored by Biggest U.S. Cigarette Manufacturer (Updated)

Metro Nashville Public Schools* will host its fifth annual Academies of Nashville Awards on Monday...sponsored by Altria....Marc Hill, of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, tweets that "Academies of Nashville Awards is a Nashville Chamber event, not
Nashville (TN) Scene
added May 15, 2015 09:44
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VIDEO: Smokers, pony up or kick the habit as Tennessee law will boost cigarette prices over three years

Tennessee smokers will begin paying more for cigarettes on July 1 under a bill signed into law last week by Gov. Bill Haslam. The 15 cents-per-pack increase is the first of three that will total 35 cents by July 1, 2017.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added May 14, 2015 09:55
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