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Tennessee ranks 34th for smoking prevention funding nationwide

The state spends a little more than $6 million annually to prevent people from picking up the habit and convincing current smokers to drop it... State funding also pales in comparison to the whopping $428.7 million generated in total revenue from tobacco
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Dec 17, 2017 12:50
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[Tennessee] Say goodbye to smoking on Memphis UT Health Science campus Jan. 1

The policy is sweeping, covering 55 acres of the medical district campus, including sidewalks and parking lots adjacent to university buildings. Also prohibited is smoking, as well as e-cigarettes, in personal vehicles...bans advertising, selling and off
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added Dec 16, 2017 15:36
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[Tennessee] Public housing to go smoke-free

The Shelbyville Housing Authority board, complying with a new federal rule, has voted to make all of its public housing smoke-free. Failure to comply will be considered a violation of the lease agreement, and after four violations, the lease agreement c
Shelbyville (TN) Times-Gazette
added Dec 13, 2017 04:16
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[Tennessee] UTHSC banning all smoking on campus

New Year’s Day kicks off the year-round tobacco ban on University of Tennessee Health Science Center campus. It’s an idea that students pushed to have the university put into action. The days are numbered for students, faculty, and staff to enjoy a smo
WMC-TV Channel 5 (Memphis, TN)
added Dec 6, 2017 17:22
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[Tennessee] Vanderbilt researchers test nicotine patches to treat early memory loss

Researchers are trying to treat early stage memory loss with nicotine patches to prevent those diagnosed from moving into full-blown Alzheimer's. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is collaborating with the University of Southern California on a two-
The Tennessean
added Nov 30, 2017 06:33
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[Tennessee] Herbicide spraying faulted for dead tobacco crops

Daniels alleges that herbicide spraying by the Powell Valley Electric Cooperative killed dozens of acres of his crops and has caused him to lose millions of dollars in profits. RJ Reynolds, a large tobacco company that Daniels usually sells his product
WBIR NBC (Knoxville, TN)
added Nov 28, 2017 20:21
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[Tennessee] Editorial: Tobacco free campus proposal and its effects on students

we agree that there are extreme negative side effects that come with tobacco use and secondhand smoke. We believe individuals have the right to use the substances if they wish, but whether they can be used on campus is to be determined.
University Echo (UT at Chattanooga, TN)
added Nov 9, 2017 04:39
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[Tennessee] Smokers Turn to e-Cigarettes in Attempt to Quit

e-cigarette smokers are highly likely to use the alternative nicotine product as part of their effort to quit smoking tobacco, according to results from a new survey on e-cigarette usage. In the Tennessee-based study, current cigarette smokers were seven
Medical Tribune
added Nov 8, 2017 17:20
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Miss Tennessee and Harlem Globetrotter encourage students to stay away from drugs, tobacco and alcohol

The messages delivered by Davis and Williams are a good fit for Carter County Drug Prevention's "Starters Never Start" campaign to encourage students not to use drugs, tobacco or alcohol so they can be at their best on and off the field. Davis delivered
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Oct 15, 2017 11:16
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Tennessee program to help pregnant women stop smoking considered 'gold standard'

Beth Bailey, a professor at East Tennessee State University who researches, among other topics, rural health disparities and the effects of prenatal environments, said the statewide maternal smoking rate only tells part of Tennessee's story. In some rur
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Oct 2, 2017 13:51
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