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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
Feb 22, 2014 Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Feb 23, 2014 15:21
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.
Feb 6, 2014 WZTV Fox 17 (Nashville, TN)
added Feb 6, 2014 12:31
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
Jan 31, 2014 The Tennessean
added Jan 31, 2014 15:29
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.
Jan 20, 2014 Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Jan 21, 2014 03:14
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
Jan 17, 2014 Tullahoma (TN) News
added Jan 17, 2014 10:45
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
Jan 8, 2014 Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Jan 8, 2014 23:16
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.
Dec 30, 2013 WMC-TV Channel 5 (Memphis, TN)
added Dec 31, 2013 06:06
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: "
Dec 20, 2013 WTVC NewsChannel 9 (Chattanooga, TN)
added Dec 20, 2013 19:07
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.
Nov 25, 2013 New York Daily News
added Nov 25, 2013 12:13
[Tennessee] Investigation continues in fatal shooting of country music singer Wayne Mills by downtown bar owner
Wayne Mills, 44, was shot by Pit and Barrel bar owner Chris Ferrell, police said. Ferrell told police he shot Mills in self-defense following an argument over Mills smoking in the bar. Mills later died at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Nov 24, 2013 The Tennessean
added Nov 25, 2013 12:04