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Kids work on Tennessee's tobacco farms with few protections

Luna represents the new face of Tennessee's centuries-old tobacco industry — a teenage migrant worker from Mexico unaccompanied by his parents, forgoing an education and laboring long hours for little pay to produce tobacco for the nation's big cigarette
The Tennessean
added Sep 8, 2014 04:44
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[Tennessee] LETTER: Company takes brave stand against tobacco products

I am transferring all my prescriptions to CVS Health, formerly CVS Caremark. Not because my pharmacy has done a bad job filling my prescriptions, but because my pharmacy is selling tobacco ...Everyone on my father’s side of the family who smoked died of l
The Tennessean
added Sep 6, 2014 11:13

[Tennessee] FDA looks to regulate cigar shops

Rutherford County's favorite tobacco store is facing the toughest competition it's seen in the form of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Humidor owner Mike LaMure said the FDA is developing new regulations that could hinder his business.
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Aug 17, 2014 07:32

American Snuff Company's Memphis facility receives prestigious Tennessee Green Star Partnership Three-Star... -- MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

an indirect subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI), has been awarded the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation's (TDEC) highest award for sustainable business practices, the Tennessee Green Star Partnership Three-Star Certificatio
PR Newswire
added Aug 5, 2014 16:33

[Tennessee] Tobacco grant geared toward improving children’s health

a new program to raise awareness of the dangers of secondhand smoke in families is already having a positive impact. Made possible by a grant of almost $250,000 from the Tennessee Department of Health, the Clinical Effort Against Secondhand Smoke Exposure
Jonesborough (TN) Herald & Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 13:52

[Tennessee] E-Cigarette business moving too fast for regulations ($$)

Vapor shops selling e-cigarettes are among the fastest-growing businesses in East Tennessee, thanks to a mostly unregulated and untaxed market.
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Jul 6, 2014 21:53

Tennessee Health Officials Strengthen Stance on E-Cigarettes

In a sign that the state is hardening its stance on electronic cigarettes, health departments throughout Tennessee are putting up posters in their buildings warning about the potential harm of the devices. The notices caution users about e-cigs, the nicot
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jun 21, 2014 14:24

[Tennessee] LETTER: Smoking bans should not include e-cigarettes

those who would impede smokers’ access to them—or to truthful information about them—are, in fact, killing smokers. -- Dimitris Agrafiotis Executive director, Tennessee Smoke Free Association
added Jun 3, 2014 12:13

[Tennessee] About TSFA - TN Smoke Free Association

TSFA was formed in 2014 to provide support and education regarding alternative methods of THR after seeing many years of failed attempts by our public health agencies to reduce smoking rates in the region.
Tennessee Smoke Free Association
added Jun 3, 2014 12:11

Tennessee Smoke Free Association

is an advocacy group and trade organization with a focus on Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) through the use of personal vaporizers (electronic cigarettes) and other smokeless tobacco products shown to reduce the morbidity and mortality associated with smokin
Tennessee Smoke Free Association
added Jun 3, 2014 12:10
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