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[Tennessee] Public health series takes on e-cigarettes

While they are safer than traditional tobacco-filled cigarettes, according to East Tennessee State University public health professor Dr. Hadii Mamudu, that doesn’t necessarily mean they are 100 percent safe. “The evidence on its impact on health is not
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Apr 15, 2018 17:59
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[Tennessee] FLOMBERG: Living the Dream: A (qualified) defense of smoking on campus

Banning smoking on campus would just force them to smoke in their cars and homes more. It will not help them quit. It won’t help students quit either. This is because a smoking ban solves NOTHING. It does not get at the root of the issue. If these senato
Daily Beacon (University of Tennessee)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:16
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Former Tennessee Sheriff Sentenced on Federal Corruption Charges

sentenced today to 50 months in prison for operating a private electronic cigarette company in the county jail for personal gain and the concealment and misrepresentation of their involvement with the business, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 11, 2017 14:56
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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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[Tennessee] CTS unveils bus wrapped in anti-smoking messages

a CTS bus wrapped in several huge anti-smoking messages. The “rolling billboard” offers slogans and graphics of athletes that are targeted at teen-agers, and make the case that tobacco use is a losing game. One side of the bus proclaims, “Don’t Let Toba
Clarksville (TN) Leaf Chronicle
added Nov 21, 2016 23:46
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[Tennessee] Highlands Residential looking at smoke-free policy

Complaints about secondhand smoke and previous incidents involving smoking and oxygen tanks has led officials with Highlands Residential Services to look at implementing a smoke-free policy. The agency’s board of directors will be looking at a rough draf
Cookeville (TN) Herald Citizen
added May 20, 2016 18:35
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[Tennessee] When the smoke clears ($$)

more than two dozen vapor and e-cigarette retailers have sprung up in Memphis over the last 3 years. But will this hot new industry get snuffed out by new government regulation?
Memphis (TN) Business Journal
added Mar 5, 2016 03:38
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[Tennessee] Cigarette tax idea sparks talk at Hamilton County Commission

Graham had multiple objections — from the proposal initially being made in a private meeting to the unfairness of taxing cigarettes but not other tobacco products, to the harm the tax would do to people and small merchants in his district and his constit
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Oct 15, 2015 09:13
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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] Young Tennesseans to protest tobacco

Maury County youngsters will join thousands of peers across the country taking part in Kick Butts Day on Thursday. This national day of activism empowers children and teenagers to be leaders in efforts to stop youth tobacco use. The theme for Kick Butts
Columbia (TN) Daily Herald
added Mar 20, 2014 13:46
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