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[Tennessee] Family tobacco farmers are dying breed

The transformation of the tobacco industry has largely removed the job of raising tobacco from family farms and consolidated production into the hands of large-scale agribusiness enterprises, where successful tobacco growers harvest hundreds or even thou
The Tennessean
added Sep 8, 2014 06:08

[Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Across tobacco country, crops wilt from rain

Fields all over tobacco country have been soaked, and without a good stretch of dry weather in coming weeks, Elliott's predicament could play out many times over. In Kentucky alone, the nation's second-leading producer, the toll could hit as much as $100
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 13, 2013 22:12

[Indonesia] Court: Tennessee can't sue foreign tobacco company

The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled in a split opinion that the state could not sue an Indonesian cigarette manufacturer to collect payments as a part of a 1998 settlement with the nation's largest tobacco manufacturers. The state of Tennessee sued NV Suma
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 30, 2013 18:34

[Tennessee] Possible roll-your-own cigarettes tax could put shops out of business

WBIR NBC (Knoxville, TN)
added May 5, 2012 09:32

Skits titled 'Smoke Choke Croak' are part of anti-tobacco campaign Wednesday in Tennessee

AP - Associated Press
added Mar 22, 2012 00:00

Tennessee Tobacco Mark-Up on Tap

The law, enacted in three phases, raises retailers’ minimum mark-up on cigarettes by 35 cents per pack in three stages over a two-year period, increasing the minimum markup from 8% to 15%. The last phase of singular tobacco policy known as the Unfair Cig
Convenience Store Decisions
added Jun 9, 2017 22:36

[Tennessee] Health Organizations 'Outraged' by Big Tobacco Sponsor at Academies of Nashville Event

“It is appalling that Altria, the nation’s largest tobacco company and parent company of Philip Morris, is sponsoring a high school-focused event. To make matters worse, the event is being held at Rocketown which is the city’s largest entertainment venue
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Apr 24, 2017 19:38

[Tennessee] CASEY: I don't want to smell or see your butts

I’m not sure how it came about, but apparently, smokers are under the impression that their cigarettes are completely natural. Paper surrounding the tobacco comes from trees, the tobacco is farmed from the ground just like the filter which — I once was t
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Mar 26, 2015 09:54

[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

[Indonesia] Tennessee Supreme Court Finds No Jurisdiction Over Foreign Manufacturer

In March 2013, the Supreme Court of Tennessee held, in a 3-2 decision, that the State of Tennessee lacks personal jurisdiction over NV Sumatra Tobacco Trading Company, an Indonesian cigarette manufacturer.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 25, 2013 16:45
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