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[Tennessee] Vol State campus going tobacco-free in 2016

Volunteer State Community College will become a completely tobacco and electronic-cigarette-free campus next year. Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, the school will prohibit the use of tobacco and electronic cigarettes/vaping on any campus property for all studen
The Tennessean
added Dec 4, 2015 21:23
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[Tennessee] Lung Cancer, The Deadliest Cancer In The United States[

there is a screening test available for those at high risk of developing lung cancer and as of February 5, certain Medicare recipients gained coverage for the annual benefit. Specifically, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has reco
Chattanoogan.com
added Nov 29, 2015 05:09
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[Tennessee] 'Long, intensive recovery' for man injured in e-cigarette accident

The injuries a college student sustained when an electronic cigarette exploded in his face could have been prevented if the man had been taught to use the e-cigarette properly, a smoke shop employee told WPXI sister station FOX13. Meanwhile, the man's fam
WPXI (Pittsburgh, PA)
added Nov 25, 2015 17:00
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[Tennessee] Questions grow about safety of e-cigarettes

Dr. Turner said there’s some uncertainty with e-cigarettes since the long term effects aren’t known. They currently aren’t regulated by the FDA like regular cigarettes. He said Galvin, a mother of two, should be somewhat cautious using an e-cigarette ar
WATE 6 (Knoxville, TN)
added Nov 24, 2015 21:12
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[Tennessee] Memphis native in hospital after an e-cigarette exploded

Family members say a Kangertech e-cigarette exploded. Caples neck was broken, his teeth were knocked out, and he had facial fractures and cuts. FOX13's Kristin Leigh spoke with Caples' sister, Colessia Porter, who is from Memphis. On FOX13 News at 9 and
WHBQ-TV FOX13 (Memphis, TN)
added Nov 23, 2015 00:04
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[Tennessee] Editorial: Pregnant women and students who smoke targeted

The council's recommendations and the support it receives from local governments, civic organizations and businesses can go a long way toward making Knox County a healthier place to live for everyone.
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Nov 22, 2015 23:49
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[Tennessee] VIDEO: Man seriously injured when e-cig explodes in his face

WARNING: SOME OF THESE INJURIES ARE GRAPHIC Caples is in critical condition with a shattered vertebrae. He have to have surgery to give himself a chance to walk again. He also has multiple fractures, a hole in his mouth, and a broken neck.
KPHO CBS 5 News (Phoenix, AZ)
added Nov 23, 2015 16:28
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[Tennessee] VIDEO: HUD proposes smoking ban in public housing

The rule would require more than 27,000 public homes in West Tennessee to implement smoke-free policies. "You can't stop nobody from smoking because you never know what they got going on. You never know what they issues is (sic),” Foote Homes resident C
FOX6 WBRC-TV (Birmingham, AL)
added Nov 14, 2015 14:48
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[Tennessee] VIDEO: Nationwide Proposal Could Ban Smoking On Public Housing Property

Something - Chattanooga Director of low income public housing Mike Sabin says would be tough to enforce. “We'd have to of course get specific details of the final rule that they issue, and we'd have to sit down with our staff and our residents and our b
WTVC NewsChannel 9 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Nov 14, 2015 14:58
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[Tennessee] Nashville targets apartments in smoke-free campaign

One smoker in a multi-unit home affects the other residents, too. That's why the Metro Public Health Department launched the Breathe Easy Nashville campaign Thursday, detailing the consequences of smoking in those multi-unit homes to property managers.
The Tennessean
added Oct 31, 2015 15:03
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