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[Tennessee] DeSoto Supervisors Outlaw E-Cigarettes in County Buildings

Many people in office settings want to be able smoke while they work. Monday, DeSoto County Supervisors turned thumbs down to the newfangled smokes in County buildings. ”We had some requests from people who want to smoke those, I guess it’s a vapor, at t
WREG-TV (Memphis, TN)
added Mar 18, 2014 02:09
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[Tennessee] Murfreesboro businessman discontinued tobacco sales more than 30 years before CVS Caremark

Fayne Haynes, who ran Haynes Bros. Candy Co.... said he stopped selling cigarettes at the family candy shop in 1982. "I had employees dying with lung cancer, and my brother-in law-died with lung cancer," Haynes said during a Thursday telephone interview
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Feb 23, 2014 15:21

[Tennessee] CVS Stores Closing Doors to Tobacco Products; Local Impact on Farmers--Mikayla Lewis

Corbin has continued to farm tobacco after three generations in his family in Robertson County. Corbin says the number of tobacco farmers dropped after the tobacco buyout nearly a decade ago. He says CVS's decision should not impact his business directly.
WZTV Fox 17 (Nashville, TN)
added Feb 6, 2014 12:31

[Tennessee] HANCE: Cigarette tax hike could be big saver

The last time the cigarette tax was raised in Tennessee was 2007, when it went from 20 cents to 62 cents. The American Cancer Society tells us “tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause of disease and premature death in the U.S., yet more
The Tennessean
added Jan 31, 2014 15:29

[Tennessee] Georgia university system to consider tobacco ban on campuses

With the exception of the smoking hut Wilson visits, Dalton State is a tobacco-free campus. In a 2008 survey at the school, 67 percent of participants voted for the ban, which includes smokeless forms of tobacco.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Jan 21, 2014 03:14

[Tennessee] Board may add 'no vaping' to tobacco-free schools policy

A quick trip through the parking lots of area high schools will reveal that many of those there have the electronic cigarette devices on a chain or holder around their necks or in their hands. But parents who purchase the devices for their teens or busin
Tullahoma (TN) News
added Jan 17, 2014 10:45

[Tennessee] Healthiness of e-cigs debated

MURFREESBORO -- Local business owner Amanda Cesnick touts electronic cigarettes as a healthier alternative to traditional tobacco as insitutions enact policies limiting their use. "It's just a healthier way to deliver nicotine," said Cesnick, who co-owns
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Jan 8, 2014 23:16

[New York, Tennessee] NYC sues FedEx for illegally delivering cigarettes

FedEx issued the following statement: Through its contracts with customers, FedEx prohibits the shipment of tobacco direct to consumers and believes the claims made by the city are overstated and not founded in law.
WMC-TV Channel 5 (Memphis, TN)
added Dec 31, 2013 06:06

[Tennessee] E-Cigarettes Become Popular Holiday Gifts

But while these customers puff up, some federal agencies aren't so sure about the new devices. The FDA's website explains that the safety of e-cigarettes have not been fully studied. Consumers of e-Cigarette products currently have no way of knowing: "
WTVC NewsChannel 9 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Dec 20, 2013 19:07

[Tennessee] Country singer shot dead in Nashville bar after owner catches him smoking

A country music singer was shot dead inside a Tennessee bar after the owner spotted the man lighting a cigarette in a non-smoking section over the weekend, authorities said.
New York Daily News
added Nov 25, 2013 12:13
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