Tennessee Cancer Action Center


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January 24, 2023

NASHVILLE, TN – January 24, 2022 Even as tobacco use remains the number one cause of preventable death in the United States and youth e-cigarette use remains at high levels, a new report highlights how too many states continue to shortchange programs designed to prevent kids

November 17, 2022

KNOXVILLE, TN – November 17, 2022 – Cancer patients and survivors are marking the American Cancer Society's 47 th annual Great American Smokeout® today by shining a spotlight on the dangers of secondhand smoke and the importance of smoke-free laws in protecting the health of Knoxville residents. A recent

October 5, 2022

NASHVILLE, TN – October 5,2022 – Late last night, the Nashville Metro City Council advanced a weakened ordinance to make age-restricted venues like bars and restaurants smoke-free that creates a loophole to exempt establishments that sell hookah or cannabis. The below is a statement on behalf of Maddie Bushnell, Tennessee

August 16, 2022

NASHVILLE, TN — August 16, 2022 — Tonight, the Metro Council of Nashville and Davidson County will hear a comprehensive smoke-free ordinance in the Health and Public Safety Committee. The ordinance was introduced earlier in the month in an effort to close a gap that has left workplaces for the

State Contacts

Maddie Bushnell
Government Relations Director
Nicole Lallatin
Grassroots Manager
Taylor Hall
Senior Regional Media Advocacy Manager

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