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[Tennessee] Former Sumner inmates sue over strip search

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
The Tennessean
added Jan 27, 2015 00:15
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[Tennessee] Cleaveland: Too early to say that e-cigarettes are safe

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.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Jan 8, 2015 11:06
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[Tennessee] Tobacco-prevention spending falls far short

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.
Lebanon (TN) Democrat
added Jan 2, 2015 21:11
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Tennessee groups at odds over effects of e-cigarettes

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
The Tennessean
added Dec 23, 2014 22:02
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Should Tennessee cities have greater control over tobacco?

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
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Dec 22, 2014 13:15
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Smokefree advocates fight pre-emption laws that limit regulations on tobacco use in Tennessee

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
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Dec 15, 2014 00:47
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[Tennessee] Electronic cigarettes added to city smoking ban

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.
La Follette (TN) Press
added Dec 4, 2014 20:08
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[Tennessee] Tobacco pact funds earmarked for local prevention programs

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
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Dec 3, 2014 19:10
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[Tennessee] Local Health Council reviews e cigarette risks

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.
Cleveland (TN) Banner
added Dec 1, 2014 18:30
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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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