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[Tennessee] Dyer Co. Health Council discusses updates, announcements

Burns provided board members with various updates concerning programs within the organization such as the Baby and Me Tobacco Free program... Burns also pointed out a new ‘Children prefer the non-smoking section -- keep your car free’ billboard that is lo
Dyersburg (TN) State Gazette
added Jan 12, 2017 14:59
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SIEGEL: Tennessee Department of Health: E-Cigarettes Create the Threat of Date Rape, Cause Popcorn Lung, and are as Addictive as Heroin

Of course, the TDOH is telling a tall tale. The truth – and the rest of the story – is that there is no evidence that e-cigarettes are associated with any of these outcomes... I am today demanding that the Tennessee Department of Health immediately retrac
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 10, 2017 18:59
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[Tennessee] Tenn. Department of Health updates e-cigarettes advisory

Several risks are cited in the new advisory, including liquid nicotine, a primary ingredient in many e-cigarettes and similar devices that can be fatal if ingested or absorbed through the skin. The new update also cites the the U.S. Dept. of Transportat
WKRN-TV Ch. 2 (Nashville, TN)
added Jan 9, 2017 22:27
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[Tennessee] UPDATED ADVISORY CONCERNING ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES AND OTHER ELECTRONIC NICOTINE DELIVERY PRODUCTS (ENDS) (PDF)

. The short-term and long-term health effects of using ENDS remain unclear and are concerning. . The rate of youths initiating use of ENDS has increased dramatically. . Because of significant concerns, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced
Tennessee Department of Health
added Jan 9, 2017 22:24
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[Tennessee] U.S. attorneys oppose dismissal of charges against Arnold

opposing efforts to have seven criminal counts dismissed against Sheriff Robert Arnold and two co-defendants...a 14-count indictment stemming from an unauthorized plan to sell e-cigarettes to Rutherford County jail inmates through a company co-owned by Ru
Murfreesboro (TN) Post
added Jan 3, 2017 21:59
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[Tennessee] The trial must go on

Charges include conspiracy, obstruction of justice, extortion, bribery, wire fraud, mail fraud and honest services fraud. Prosecutors say they all made tens of thousands of dollars from the formation, marketing and operation of JailCigs, LLC and tried to
Murfreesboro (TN) Post
added Dec 21, 2016 22:49
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[Tennessee] UTHSC Faculty Members Get Almost $4M In Funding for Military Research Projects

A trio of University of Tennessee Health Science Center professors has won almost $4 million in grant funding to pursue studies...one focused on a look at tobacco use by military recruits. Two of the three faculty members are working on that one.
Memphis (TN) Daily News
added Jun 22, 2017 17:45
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[Tennessee] How Retailers Can See Eye to Eye With Lawmakers

says work with his local trade association on a seemingly innocuous bill made a huge difference...health organizations began to back the bill because higher prices could dampen tobacco sales—something they could get behind, LeRoy says. While raising price
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Dec 13, 2016 23:32
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[Tennessee] CTS unveils bus wrapped in anti-smoking messages

a CTS bus wrapped in several huge anti-smoking messages. The “rolling billboard” offers slogans and graphics of athletes that are targeted at teen-agers, and make the case that tobacco use is a losing game. One side of the bus proclaims, “Don’t Let Toba
Clarksville (TN) Leaf Chronicle
added Nov 21, 2016 23:46
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[Tennessee] Jackson Sun Smoking & drinking at the Fairgrounds

eighth annual Cigar and Beer Fest welcomes approximately 100 commercial breweries...chance to sample and purchase beers as well as buy cigars. There will also be a live demonstration of cigar rolling from a Cuban cigar vendor who goes by “Cigar Willy,” ac
Jackson (TN) Sun
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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