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[Tennessee, Utah] Cooper: Public smoking initiative is off to a polite start

Since the initiative is only at the ask stage, we commend its goals and its parameters and will be delighted to breathe fresher air in more places. If it ever gets to the stage where smoking is forbidden in public areas, another look may be necessary to
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Oct 14, 2015 12:53

[Tennessee] Area mayors unite in campaign against smoking in public

So Coppinger and 10 other Hamilton County mayors are banding together to launch a campaign against smoking in public. And he said he will ask the area's legislative delegation to give local towns the authority to ban smoking in public parks and open spac
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Oct 13, 2015 10:09

[Tennessee] JOHNSON: I Learned Something Today: I'm not just blowing smoke, either

I do not see a reason why the University of Tennessee doesn’t just adopt a smoke-free campus policy. Today, there are at least 1,620 smoke-free campuses in the United States, and seeing as how now the majority of the U.S. population does not smoke, creat
Daily Beacon (University of Tennessee)
added Oct 7, 2015 12:26
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[Tennessee] Toddler unharmed after puffing from e-cigarette

ELIZABETHTON — A 3:30 a.m. medical emergency involving a 2-year-old boy ended well Friday when paramedics determined the child seemed unharmed after inhaling nicotine from an electronic cigarette.
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Sep 19, 2015 19:55

[Tennessee] Vapor boom could go up in smoke

In Tennessee, sales of e-cigarettes and nicotine vapor to minors is not a crime, though most local outlets have prominent signs saying they refuse to sell to minors.... Once the rule becomes final, FDA will be able to issue age restrictions and begin the
Memphis (TN) Business Journal
added Aug 31, 2015 20:16

[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

[Tennessee] LaFollette city leaders hope to ban smoking at parks

A proposed ordinance could do away with smoking in the city’s ball fields, skate park and playgrounds. “I think it would be nice to get rid of it. Especially when there are children around because their lungs are still forming and growing,” said Gray. T
WATE 6 (Knoxville, TN)
added Jul 14, 2015 10:46

[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

[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] GLANTZ: New paper, "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king," shows why progress is happening there

Amanda Fallin and I just published "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king" in Millbank Quarterly that explains why, after years of lagging the rest of the country, progress on tobacco control is now taking place there
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:37

[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Tobacco-Control Policies in Tobacco-Growing States: Where TobaccoWas King [FREE FULL TEXT]

Master Settlement Agreement,...the 2004 tobacco-quota buyout, and the companies’ increasing use of foreign tobacco led to a rift between the companies and tobacco farmers.  In 2003, the first comprehensive smoke-free local law was passed in a major tobac
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 13, 2015 13:40
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