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[Tennessee] TN lawmakers push to end tax break for 'roll-your-own' cigarettes

WBIR NBC (Knoxville, TN)
added May 7, 2012 20:24
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Cigarette prices in Tennessee to increase beginning July 1

The change is technically not a tax hike. What lawmakers have done is increase the minimum price markup over retailers' "cost of doing business" for buying and selling a 20-cigarette pack.
Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added May 11, 2015 22:44
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[Tennessee] Dollar General adding tobacco products to its stores

Cigarettes will be rolled out at most locations by mid-2013, company says
The Tennessean
added Dec 11, 2012 18:55
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[Kentucky, Tennessee] Tobacco farmers see rebound in leaf prices

Burley tobacco farmers in Kentucky and Tennessee are reaping some of their best paydays since plunging into the free market, capitalizing on tight leaf supplies and a quality crop that bounced back from an early-season drought.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 21, 2012 04:05
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[California] Tennessee women see rise in lung cancer deaths

Tennessee women who lit up Virginia Slims and other cigarette brands in the 1960s and 1970s as acts of liberation are dying of lung cancer more often than women of earlier generations.
The Tennessean
added Jul 16, 2012 06:35
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[Tennessee] LETTER: COMMENTARY: New FDA rule impossible for tobacco farmers

The new rule being proposed by the FDA restricts NNN (referred to as a nitrosamine) levels in dark smokeless tobacco, which is the type of tobacco we grow here in Tennessee. NNN is a naturally occurring component of the tobacco-growing process. This new
Clarksville (TN) Leaf Chronicle
added Mar 24, 2017 20:31
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SIEGEL: Tennessee Department of Health: E-Cigarettes Create the Threat of Date Rape, Cause Popcorn Lung, and are as Addictive as Heroin

Of course, the TDOH is telling a tall tale. The truth – and the rest of the story – is that there is no evidence that e-cigarettes are associated with any of these outcomes... I am today demanding that the Tennessee Department of Health immediately retrac
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Jan 10, 2017 18:59
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[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] GLANTZ: New paper, "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king," shows why progress is happening there

Amanda Fallin and I just published "Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing states: where tobacco was king" in Millbank Quarterly that explains why, after years of lagging the rest of the country, progress on tobacco control is now taking place there
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:37
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[Tennessee] LETTER: Big tobacco farms exploit children

I grew up in Middle Tennessee each year working with my dad raising tobacco... We complain of garment factories in China and India working minors making our clothes. It is sad to say, but we do little to stop the abuse of minors in our fields here at home
The Tennessean
added Sep 10, 2014 06:52
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[Tennessee] Dollar General says early tobacco sales returns promising

Tobacco sales have been running about a third higher than expected as the company continues to add cigarettes to its more than 10,500 stores, said Rick Dreiling, chairman and CEO, during an earnings conference call.
The Tennessean
added Mar 25, 2013 17:21
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