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[Tennessee] WHITTEN: Hatred for habit leads to more smoke

Managing Editor Christopher Whitten smokes outside the Edward J. Meeman journalism building Thursday. He said while the new limited-use tobacco policy might mean well, little has been accomplished by it.
The Daily Helmsman (TN)
added Oct 12, 2012 10:36

[Tennessee] Reynolds American expands Memphis smokeless tobacco operations

Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added May 28, 2010 00:00

[UK, Tennessee] AGRAFIOTIS: Vape advocate: Scientific evidence clears the air on vaping as tobacco harm reduction

John Newton, Director for Health Improvement at PHE said, “It would be tragic if thousands of smokers who could quit with the help of an e-cigarette are being put off due to false fears about their safety.”
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12

[Tennessee] Area vape shop owners and tobacco experts at odds over FDA e-cig regulations

James Puffenbarger, who manages the Johnson City-based Iron Horse Vapors and More, said the regulations are too heavy-handed and will likely put Iron Horse and its business peers out of operation in the upcoming years. “They’re pretty much trying to shu
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Aug 15, 2016 01:19

[Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, Utah] Should airports snuff out smoking rooms?

“Given all the science that we have and the fact that so many cities and states are working towards going smoke-free, the fact that airports aren’t going in that direction more quickly is disconcerting,” said Cynthia Hallett, executive director of Americ
USA Today
added Aug 31, 2015 13:44

[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing States: where tobacco was king.

The environment has changed in the tobacco-growing states, following a fracture of the alliance between the tobacco companies and their former allies. To continue this progress, health advocates should educate the public and policymakers on the changing r
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:39

[Tennessee] BROWN: E-cigarettes need strong regulation

The American Heart Association recently issued new policy recommendations on the use of electronic cigarettes and their impact on tobacco control efforts. Based on the current evidence, our position is that e-cigarettes containing nicotine are tobacco pr
The Tennessean
added Sep 9, 2014 05:24

[Tennessee] LETTER: Smoking bans should not include e-cigarettes

those who would impede smokers’ access to them—or to truthful information about them—are, in fact, killing smokers. -- Dimitris Agrafiotis Executive director, Tennessee Smoke Free Association
added Jun 3, 2014 12:13

[Tennessee] CVS Stores Closing Doors to Tobacco Products; Local Impact on Farmers--Mikayla Lewis

Corbin has continued to farm tobacco after three generations in his family in Robertson County. Corbin says the number of tobacco farmers dropped after the tobacco buyout nearly a decade ago. He says CVS's decision should not impact his business directly.
WZTV Fox 17 (Nashville, TN)
added Feb 6, 2014 12:31

[New York, Tennessee] NYC sues FedEx for illegally delivering cigarettes

FedEx issued the following statement: Through its contracts with customers, FedEx prohibits the shipment of tobacco direct to consumers and believes the claims made by the city are overstated and not founded in law.
WMC-TV Channel 5 (Memphis, TN)
added Dec 31, 2013 06:06
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