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Tennessee groups at odds over effects of e-cigarettes

The Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Smoke Free Association are still at arms with each other on whether electronic cigarettes have health implications. Six months have passed since the Health Department issued a public health advisory a
The Tennessean
added Dec 23, 2014 22:02
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Should Tennessee cities have greater control over tobacco?

A researcher at East Tennessee State University says a 1994 state law has tied the hands of local government officials when it comes to regulating tobacco products. The law prevents cities, towns and counties from going beyond smoking regulations already
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Dec 22, 2014 13:15
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[Tennessee] Local Health Council reviews e cigarette risks

The Bradley County Health Council reviewed a PowerPoint presentation on e-cigarettes created by the Tennessee Department of Health at a recent meeting. The presentation listed a series of “unknowns” yet to be discovered about the new fad.
Cleveland (TN) Banner
added Dec 1, 2014 18:30
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[Tennessee] JAIN: Is it acceptable to deny employment to smokers?

not having any hospital employees smoke sets an example for the community. Health care workers who value the health of their patients need to value their own health by not smoking.
The Tennessean
added Nov 9, 2014 19:22
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[Tennessee] Health department launches anti-tobacco billboard campaign

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department and the Tennessee Department of Health Southeast region have launched anti-tobacco billboards to inform area residents about the effects of second- and thirdhand smoke.
Nooga.com
added Oct 31, 2014 12:06
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[Tennessee] Local billboards targeting secondhand smoke

Both Hamilton County and state health officials have launch an anti-tobacco campaign aimed at educating the public about the effects of secondhand smoke on children. The campaign involves the use of large billboards that are being placed throughout South
News 12 Chattanooga, TN
added Oct 29, 2014 09:32
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[Tennessee] Tobacco grant geared toward improving children’s health

a new program to raise awareness of the dangers of secondhand smoke in families is already having a positive impact. Made possible by a grant of almost $250,000 from the Tennessee Department of Health, the Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure
Jonesborough (TN) Herald & Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 13:52
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[Tennessee] East TN jails say e-cigarettes help keep order

At least two East Tennessee jails have started allowing inmates to smoke electronic cigarettes, saying they cut down on disturbances and a contraband trade in regular cigarettes.
WRCB TV Channel 3 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Apr 6, 2014 12:25
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[Tennessee] EDITORIAL: E-cigarette 'safety' is just vapor and mirrors

The assault on reality is back, courtesy of the tobacco industry. The weapon of choice this time is the electronic cigarette. ... With the studies coming in pretty quickly now showing that even the vapor contains toxic substances, the FDA should not hesi
The Tennessean
added Oct 14, 2013 05:51
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[Tennessee] FROM THE FARM: Tobacco GAP training and online resources

Attention tobacco growers, if you have not attended a GAP training program previously this year, this will likely be your last opportunity. GAP training will be offered on Wednesday, March 27 at 10 a.m. in Room 100A at the University of Kentucky Researc
Clarksville (TN) Leaf Chronicle
added Mar 22, 2013 12:48
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