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[Tennessee] To vape or not to vape? Locals debate e-cigarettes

Depending on whom you ask, e-cigarettes are either a relatively healthy alternative to traditional tobacco products or—as the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently said—potentially as harmful as other options. They are eithe
added May 28, 2014 23:48

[Tennessee] Report: Tobacco fields poisoning kids

in Tennessee children as young as 9 are working in tobacco fields and suffering symptoms consistent with acute nicotine poisoning, according to a report by an international human rights group. In most cases, there is nothing illegal about the practice. S
The Tennessean
added May 15, 2014 09:41

[Tennessee, Virginia] Cities That Take Your Breath Away

World Asthma Day comes in May ... Richmond is Top 2014 Asthma Capital Richmond, VA, is in the number one spot for the second year in a row. Memphis, TN, came in at #2, followed by #3 McAllen, TX, #4 Oklahoma City, OK, and #5 Philadelphia, PA. The ranking
PR Newswire
added May 6, 2014 10:51

[Tennessee] Where there's smokes: Cigarette fires plague Chattanooga this year

With three residential fires since April 1 tied to cigarettes and another two started by cigarette lighters, Chattanooga fire officials have a message for smokers: Extinguish your smokes properly by wetting them and keep the lighters away from children.
WRCB TV Channel 3 (Chattanooga, TN)
added May 6, 2014 08:29

[Tennessee] Rutherford, Sumner, other jails allow e-cigarettes

Jails in Tennessee — including Sumner and Rutherford counties — are allowing inmates to smoke electronic cigarettes behind bars to help pacify what can be a rowdy population, but also as a revenue source. These disposable e-cigarettes, which usually cost
The Tennessean
added May 5, 2014 21:55

[Tennessee] County gets $36K in tobacco funds

Bedford County Health Department has received $36,611 from the state's tobacco settlement money to help reduce preschoolers' exposure to second-hand smoke. Dr. David Reagan, chief medical officer for Tennessee Department of Health, made the presentation o
Shelbyville (TN) Times-Gazette
added Apr 24, 2014 11:32

[Tennessee] East TN jails say e-cigarettes help keep order

At least two East Tennessee jails have started allowing inmates to smoke electronic cigarettes, saying they cut down on disturbances and a contraband trade in regular cigarettes.
WRCB TV Channel 3 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Apr 6, 2014 12:25

East Tennessee jails trying out e-cigarettes for inmates ($$)

The sheriff’s office recently made electronic cigarettes available to the jail population at $10 each.
Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel
added Apr 6, 2014 12:24

[Tennessee] Putnam putting tobacco settlement funds to use

Ready to put $58,000 — Putnam County's share of the national Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement of 1998 ... “It’s been used by different states in different ways, but this year the state of Tennessee has decided to turn this money back into prevention
Cookeville (TN) Herald Citizen
added Mar 23, 2014 11:43

[Tennessee] Young Tennesseans to protest tobacco

Maury County youngsters will join thousands of peers across the country taking part in Kick Butts Day on Thursday. This national day of activism empowers children and teenagers to be leaders in efforts to stop youth tobacco use. The theme for Kick Butts
Columbia (TN) Daily Herald
added Mar 20, 2014 13:46
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