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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

[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

[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

[Tennessee] STOLLINGS: More information about the newest trend of electronic cigarettes

Tennessee Department of Health issued a health advisory on electronic cigarettes and similar devices. This was released in February 2014. Here they are and in case you my column missed last week, I will add those as well. » There is inadequate scientific (Bristol (TN) Herald Courier/WJHL-TV)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:29

[Tennessee] Pets poisoned by e-cigarette liquids on rise

Pet Poison Helpline has encountered a sharp uptick in calls concerning cases of nicotine poisoning in pets that ingested e-cigarettes or liquid nicotine refill solution. Nicotine poses a serious threat of poisoning to dogs and cats and e-cigarettes back
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Sep 9, 2014 15:05

Tennessee Health Officials Strengthen Stance on E-Cigarettes

In a sign that the state is hardening its stance on electronic cigarettes, health departments throughout Tennessee are putting up posters in their buildings warning about the potential harm of the devices. The notices caution users about e-cigs, the nicot
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jun 21, 2014 14:24

[Tennessee] Report: Tobacco fields poisoning kids

in Tennessee children as young as 9 are working in tobacco fields and suffering symptoms consistent with acute nicotine poisoning, according to a report by an international human rights group. In most cases, there is nothing illegal about the practice. S
The Tennessean
added May 15, 2014 09:41

East Tennessee jails trying out e-cigarettes for inmates ($$)

The sheriff’s office recently made electronic cigarettes available to the jail population at $10 each.
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Apr 6, 2014 12:24

[Tennessee] West Knoxville restaurant fails for rodents, indoor smoking

The inspector writes that he found evidence of rodents at Lemon Grass. The restaurant manager was ordered to call his pest control service immediately. He did. When the inspector checked the employee restroom, he found cigarette butts and cigarette as
WATE 6 (Knoxville, TN)
added Feb 4, 2013 22:58

[Tennessee] East Ridge Stays With No Tax Increase Plus Yearly Garbage Charge; Passes Total Smoking Ban

The council also passed a total ban on tobacco use at all city property, including inside all buildings and vehicles and on the grounds of property such as City Hall and Camp Jordan Park.
added Jun 18, 2012 10:34
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