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[Tennessee] Chattanooga landlords move to ban smoking in rental units amid growing concerns of 'third hand' smoke

with about 1,400 new apartments in the pipeline for Chattanooga, it's a trend that could soon sweep through the Scenic City. "Secondhand smoke is more than a nuisance, it is a health hazard," Frick said. "And in an apartment building, there is shared air
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Jul 21, 2013 05:02
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[Tennessee] PAUL: Smoke-free housing is life saver

Owners and managers of rental housing can benefit from going smoke-free. First, most people don't smoke and renters want smoke-free housing. Second, cleaning costs are lower when you do not have to scrub, paint and replace items that smell like smoke or
The Tennessean
added May 31, 2013 12:11
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[Tennessee] Fire Marshal: Cigarette Is Unofficial Cause Of Fire That Killed Couple

Fire investigators believe a cigarette started the fire that killed a husband and wife in Henry County.
NewsChannel 5 (Nashville, TN)
added Mar 2, 2013 01:13
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[Tennessee] $50K in tobacco stolen from farmer

About $50,000 in tobacco and a $10,000 trailer were stolen from Balthrop's farm on Thomasville Road in Chapmansboro during the early morning hours of Jan. 8. Authorities have charged Terry Stewart, 55, and Michael Gupton, 32, who both live on Highway 12
The Tennessean
added Jan 16, 2013 05:32
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[Tennessee] East Ridge city council ready to snuff out tobacco

East Ridge council members is expected to vote tonight on a total tobacco ban on its property, including Camp Jordan and other parks, City Hall and fire and police facilities.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Jun 28, 2012 13:37
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[Tennessee] LETTER: Dodging The Smokers

Re" Roy Exum column on smoking bans: . . . How do you or any other smoker feel that it is your right to determine when and how much smoke is to be inhaled by others around you?
Chattanoogan.com
added Jun 18, 2012 09:33
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[Tennessee] Well, that changes things: Nashville Farmers' Market's no-smoking policy comes as a surprise to new overseers

The Tennessean
added May 28, 2012 14:52
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[Tennessee] Students seek broader policy on tobacco use at schools

Townsend was one of four local high school students who recently met with Hamilton County Commissioners Sabrena Smedley and Chester Bankston to show their support for a more comprehensive tobacco-free policy for all Hamilton County schools. "I was very
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Feb 25, 2018 16:38
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[Tennessee] National smoking rates decline, local challenges remain

The current smoking rate in Tennessee — 22.1 percent of adults use cigarettes — gives it the eighth highest rate of smoking prevalence in the nation. In Alabama and Georgia, 21.5 percent and 17.9 percent of adults, respectively, are smokers.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Feb 11, 2018 19:03
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[Tennessee] Ramsey sponsors bill to allow local governments to curb secondhand smoke

Local governments would have the option to regulate smoking more strictly than state law under a new bill sponsored by Rep. Bob Ramsey, R-Maryville. “As written today, state law is ignoring the will of the people in local communities who desire smoke-fr
Maryville (TN) Daily Times
added Feb 10, 2018 02:27
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