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Former Tennessee Sheriff Sentenced on Federal Corruption Charges

sentenced today to 50 months in prison for operating a private electronic cigarette company in the county jail for personal gain and the concealment and misrepresentation of their involvement with the business, announced Acting Assistant Attorney General
US Department of Justice (USDOJ)
added May 11, 2017 14:56
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[Tennessee] 23% of Bradley residents are tobacco users

The Bradley County Health Council focused on the effects of tobacco in the county as part of a Tennessee Tobacco Settlement community engagement meeting. Across the state, tobacco claims at least 30 lives per day and results in $2.67 billion in annual he
Cleveland (TN) Banner
added Apr 30, 2017 15:07
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[Tennessee] Health Organizations 'Outraged' by Big Tobacco Sponsor at Academies of Nashville Event

“It is appalling that Altria, the nation’s largest tobacco company and parent company of Philip Morris, is sponsoring a high school-focused event. To make matters worse, the event is being held at Rocketown which is the city’s largest entertainment venue
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Apr 24, 2017 19:38
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[Tennessee] LETTER: COMMENTARY: New FDA rule impossible for tobacco farmers

The new rule being proposed by the FDA restricts NNN (referred to as a nitrosamine) levels in dark smokeless tobacco, which is the type of tobacco we grow here in Tennessee. NNN is a naturally occurring component of the tobacco-growing process. This new
Clarksville (TN) Leaf Chronicle
added Mar 24, 2017 20:31
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Tennessee Kids to 'Kick Butts' on March 15

On Kick Butts Day, kids encourage their peers to be tobacco-free, reject tobacco companies' devious marketing and urge elected officials to help make the next generation tobacco-free. This year, Kick Butts Day is focusing attention on how tobacco compan
PR Newswire
added Mar 10, 2017 23:40
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[Tennessee] Tobacco-using moms get incentive to quit

She signed up for the Baby and Me Tobacco Free program through the Putnam County Health Department. The program not only helps smoking mothers to quit, but also rewards those who successfully kick the habit with free diapers every month for up to 12 mont
Cookeville (TN) Herald Citizen
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24
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[Tennessee] MICHAEL: Show your family some love by not smoking around them

Gov. Bill Haslam has proclaimed this week as “It’s Quittin’ Time in Tennessee,” and as part of the effort, the Tennessee Department of Health is joining with partners across the state to encourage tobacco users to give up the habit. If you or someone you
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Feb 19, 2017 16:16
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[Tennessee] Cigarette Giant to Sponsor Schools Gala (Updated)

For as long as the Nashville Chamber of Commerce has been holding its annual Academies of Nashville gala, which honors teachers, principals and recognizes partnerships between the businesses and schools in the academies, Altria has been a sponsor.
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Feb 20, 2017 16:06
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Tennessee Teens Talk Tobacco program

The Tennessee Teens Talk Tobacco (T4) is a program to empower teens to use their influence to create social change, educate peers and influence younger youth on the dangers of tobacco. The program equips teams to utilize peer-to-peer education to encoura
Athens (TN) Daily Post-Athenian
added Feb 16, 2017 15:18
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FRIST: Tackling Tobacco Use In The Volunteer State: Let's Start With Tennessee Quit Week

In the last six weeks, two critical reports have shined a spotlight on Tennessee’s high levels of tobacco use and inadequate prevention efforts. In December, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and other public health organizations published a report tha
Forbes
added Feb 14, 2017 19:36
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