Headlines Tagged with Tennessee — 2,037 headlines found
Tennessee lawmakers can help put the brakes on rising health care costs in this state by putting more money into smoking- cessation programs. The cigarette markup increase that Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law last week was short-sighted and unproductive
May 26, 2015 Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 26, 2015 11:27
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
Dec 17, 2014 The Tennessean
added Dec 23, 2014 22:02
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
Dec 22, 2014 Johnson City (TN) Press
added Dec 22, 2014 13:15
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.
Nov 30, 2014 Cleveland (TN) Banner
added Dec 1, 2014 18:30
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.
Nov 9, 2014 The Tennessean
added Nov 9, 2014 19:22
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.
Oct 29, 2014 Nooga.com
added Oct 31, 2014 12:06
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
Oct 28, 2014 News 12 Chattanooga, TN
added Oct 29, 2014 09:32
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
Jul 22, 2014 Jonesborough (TN) Herald & Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 13:52
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.
Apr 5, 2014 WRCB TV Channel 3 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Apr 6, 2014 12:25
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
Sep 17, 2013 The Tennessean
added Oct 14, 2013 05:51