Headlines Tagged with Tennessee — 2,040 headlines found
The conference is called Creating a Healthier Community One Home at a Time. The focus will be on radon and lung cancer... Secondhand smoke causes around 3,000 lung cancer deaths per year, officials said. Radon is responsible for roughly 21,000 cancer de
Jan 12, 2016 Cleveland (TN) Banner
added Jan 13, 2016 06:42
[Tennessee] Nashville Apartment Staffers Forced To Stub Out Cigarettes With Residents In Smoking Ban
The first private apartment complexes to accept the Metro Health Department’s challenge to ban smoking say it’s going pretty well. No one has packed up and left yet. But going smoke-free has been hard for those trying to quit. “Oh it’s rough. It’s rough
Jan 11, 2016 WPLN Nashville (TN) Public Radio
added Jan 11, 2016 18:47
With several fellow Republican lawmakers reporting embattled House Majority Whip Jeremy Durham is trying to curry favor with colleagues days before House Republicans decide his fate, one fellow GOP lawmaker is returning a gift given by Durham this week..
Jan 8, 2016 The Tennessean
added Jan 17, 2016 16:28
Sullivan County Representative Lon Lundberg said he is introducing a bill that would give cities the ability to ban smoking on city property.
Jan 8, 2016 WJHL-TV (Johnson City, TN)
added Jan 11, 2016 18:02
Fallbrook Apartment Community and Riverwood Tower Apartment Community implemented the policies as part of Metro Public Health Department's Breathe Easy Campaign. In a press release, Tobacco Coordinator for Metro Public Health Department Lillian Maddox-W
Jan 6, 2016 WZTV Fox 17 (Nashville, TN)
added Jan 6, 2016 18:33
Tennessee collected $400 million last year from its tax on tobacco and the settlement made with cigarette companies in the 1990s, and spent only $5 million of that, a little more than 1 percent, on tobacco prevention programs.
Dec 21, 2015 Public News Service (PNS)
added Dec 21, 2015 14:40
House Majority Leader Gerald McCormick has filed legislation inspired by state Rep. Joe Armstrong’s reported dealings in state cigarette tax stamps — allegations that led to the Knoxville lawmaker’s indictment on federal tax fraud charges.
Dec 20, 2015 Knoxville (TN) News Sentinel blogs
added Dec 21, 2015 14:38
[Tennessee] House Republican Leader Sponsoring Bill to Stop Tobacco Sellers from Profiting Off Tax Hikes
McCormick (R-Chattanooga) today announced that he has filed legislation to strengthen current tobacco tax laws. House Bill 1440 is aimed at deterring individuals from profiting from future increases in the rate of a per unit tax. The legislation calls for
Dec 17, 2015 TNReport.com
added Dec 17, 2015 21:31
"The number of people who remember when Greeneville smelled like a tobacco warehouse this time of year also seems to be getting smaller all the time," Bob wrote. And he recounted telling a friend: " ... tobacco still smells like family and the good old d
Dec 5, 2015 Greeneville (TN) Sun
added Dec 5, 2015 18:30
our take Tobacco addiction begins almost exclusively among youth and young adults, making community colleges a critical target for tobacco use prevention. The implementation of these kinds of smoke-free campus policies has the potential to save thousands
Dec 3, 2015 Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 4, 2015 21:19