Headlines Tagged with Tennessee — 2,037 headlines found
The Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee Smoke Free Association are still at arms with each other on whether electronic cigarettes have health implications. Six months have passed since the Health Department issued a public health advisory a
Dec 17, 2014 The Tennessean
added Dec 23, 2014 22:02
A researcher at East Tennessee State University says a 1994 state law has tied the hands of local government officials when it comes to regulating tobacco products. The law prevents cities, towns and counties from going beyond smoking regulations already
Dec 22, 2014 Johnson City (TN) Press
added Dec 22, 2014 13:15
There are pre-emption laws on the books that basically state that local municipalities — on the city and county level — can’t go further than pre-existing state laws....Mamudu said in his article “Tennessee’s Smokefree Policy: It’s Time for Local Control
Dec 15, 2014 Johnson City (TN) Press
added Dec 15, 2014 00:47
The smoking ban already in place for City of LaFollette buildings was updated to include electronic cigarettes by a unanimous vote at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
Dec 4, 2014 La Follette (TN) Press
added Dec 4, 2014 20:08
Knox County will get to spend $327,041 per year on tobacco use prevention. But that's a fraction of the money it could save, said Michael Thomas, program manager with Knox County Health Department. "Based on 2011 data, if we reduced the number of pregna
Dec 3, 2014 Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Dec 3, 2014 19:10
The Bradley County Health Council reviewed a PowerPoint presentation on e-cigarettes created by the Tennessee Department of Health at a recent meeting. The presentation listed a series of “unknowns” yet to be discovered about the new fad.
Nov 30, 2014 Cleveland (TN) Banner
added Dec 1, 2014 18:30
not having any hospital employees smoke sets an example for the community. Health care workers who value the health of their patients need to value their own health by not smoking.
Nov 9, 2014 The Tennessean
added Nov 9, 2014 19:22
When they met, Phil was a chain smoker, but he eventually quit in 2001. "Seven years of nagging, I finally got through to him," she said. "That's a long time to be nagged."...Genetics and smoking are often causes of COPD, but the disease can and does occ
Oct 27, 2014 The Tennessean
added Oct 31, 2014 20:58
Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department and the Tennessee Department of Health Southeast region have launched anti-tobacco billboards to inform area residents about the effects of second- and thirdhand smoke.
Oct 29, 2014 Nooga.com
added Oct 31, 2014 12:06
Both Hamilton County and state health officials have launch an anti-tobacco campaign aimed at educating the public about the effects of secondhand smoke on children. The campaign involves the use of large billboards that are being placed throughout South
Oct 28, 2014 News 12 Chattanooga, TN
added Oct 29, 2014 09:32