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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
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[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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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] TOBACCO-CONTROL POLICIES IN TOBACCO-GROWING STATES: WHERE TOBACCO WAS KING

tobacco companies prioritized blocking tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states and partnered with tobacco farmers to oppose tobacco-control policies. The 1998 Master Settlement Agreement..., the 2004 tobacco-quota buyout, and the companies’ inc
Milbank Quarterly
added Sep 13, 2015 13:35
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[Tennessee] Sullivan health department launches anti-smoking campaign

Sullivan County health officials are targeting middle school youth countywide with an anti-smoking, pro-health campaign. The #UNSMOKEABLE campaign kicked off May 15 with the distribution of about 4,600 backpacks with information and incentives to all cit
Kingsport (TN) Times-News
added May 28, 2015 07:47
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[Tennessee] EDITORIAL: Money is needed to help Tennesseans kick the habit

Tennessee lawmakers can help put the brakes on rising health care costs in this state by putting more money into smoking- cessation programs. The cigarette markup increase that Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law last week was short-sighted and unproductive
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 26, 2015 11:27
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