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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] Herbicide spraying faulted for dead tobacco crops

Daniels alleges that herbicide spraying by the Powell Valley Electric Cooperative killed dozens of acres of his crops and has caused him to lose millions of dollars in profits. RJ Reynolds, a large tobacco company that Daniels usually sells his product
WBIR NBC (Knoxville, TN)
added Nov 28, 2017 20:21
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[Tennessee] Editorial: Tobacco free campus proposal and its effects on students

we agree that there are extreme negative side effects that come with tobacco use and secondhand smoke. We believe individuals have the right to use the substances if they wish, but whether they can be used on campus is to be determined.
University Echo (UT at Chattanooga, TN)
added Nov 9, 2017 04:39
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[Tennessee] Smokers Turn to e-Cigarettes in Attempt to Quit

e-cigarette smokers are highly likely to use the alternative nicotine product as part of their effort to quit smoking tobacco, according to results from a new survey on e-cigarette usage. In the Tennessee-based study, current cigarette smokers were seven
Medical Tribune
added Nov 8, 2017 17:20
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[Tennessee] Cigarette Giant to Sponsor Schools Gala (Updated)

For as long as the Nashville Chamber of Commerce has been holding its annual Academies of Nashville gala, which honors teachers, principals and recognizes partnerships between the businesses and schools in the academies, Altria has been a sponsor.
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Feb 20, 2017 16:06
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[Tennessee] UPDATED ADVISORY CONCERNING ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES AND OTHER ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY PRODUCTS (ENDS) (PDF)

. The short-term and long-term health effects of using ENDS remain unclear and are concerning. . The rate of youths initiating use of ENDS has increased dramatically. . Because of significant concerns, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced
Tennessee Department of Health
added Jan 9, 2017 22:24
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[Tennessee] How Retailers Can See Eye to Eye With Lawmakers

says work with his local trade association on a seemingly innocuous bill made a huge difference...health organizations began to back the bill because higher prices could dampen tobacco sales—something they could get behind, LeRoy says. While raising price
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:32
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Tennessee lawmaker convicted of felony tax fraud

convicted of tax fraud Monday after failing to declare a windfall of more than $300,000 he made buying and then reselling cigarette tax stamps after voting to hike their price. State Rep. Joe Armstrong faces up to three years in prison and a fine of up t
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 8, 2016 20:40
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Madvapes Opens First Franchise Store In Knoxville, Tennessee!

With goals to maintain a similar pace over the next 12 months and beyond, Madvapes plans to expand into several more states and Europe in the upcoming months. Madvapes positions itself in the market by providing the finest selection of products to a wide
PR Newswire
added Jul 15, 2016 15:59
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