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[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

[Tennessee] WHITTEN: Hatred for habit leads to more smoke

Managing Editor Christopher Whitten smokes outside the Edward J. Meeman journalism building Thursday. He said while the new limited-use tobacco policy might mean well, little has been accomplished by it.
The Daily Helmsman (TN)
added Oct 12, 2012 10:36

[Tennessee] Reynolds American expands Memphis smokeless tobacco operations

Memphis (TN) Commercial Appeal
added May 28, 2010 00:00

[Tennessee] EDITORIAL: Lawmakers should protect children from secondhand smoke

Preventing a lifetime of health problems for unsuspecting children isn’t an attack on personal freedoms or parental authority. It’s a commonsense solution to a problem that has plagued the state for decades. We urge our lawmakers to take the lead in the
Johnson City (TN) Press
added May 19, 2018 19:01

[UK, Tennessee] AGRAFIOTIS: Vape advocate: Scientific evidence clears the air on vaping as tobacco harm reduction

John Newton, Director for Health Improvement at PHE said, “It would be tragic if thousands of smokers who could quit with the help of an e-cigarette are being put off due to false fears about their safety.”
added Mar 31, 2018 14:12

[Tennessee] Area vape shop owners and tobacco experts at odds over FDA e-cig regulations

James Puffenbarger, who manages the Johnson City-based Iron Horse Vapors and More, said the regulations are too heavy-handed and will likely put Iron Horse and its business peers out of operation in the upcoming years. “They’re pretty much trying to shu
Johnson City (TN) Press
added Aug 15, 2016 01:19

[Georgia, Tennessee, Texas, Utah] Should airports snuff out smoking rooms?

“Given all the science that we have and the fact that so many cities and states are working towards going smoke-free, the fact that airports aren’t going in that direction more quickly is disconcerting,” said Cynthia Hallett, executive director of Americ
USA Today
added Aug 31, 2015 13:44

[Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Tobacco-control policies in tobacco-growing States: where tobacco was king.

The environment has changed in the tobacco-growing states, following a fracture of the alliance between the tobacco companies and their former allies. To continue this progress, health advocates should educate the public and policymakers on the changing r
National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:39

[Tennessee] BROWN: E-cigarettes need strong regulation

The American Heart Association recently issued new policy recommendations on the use of electronic cigarettes and their impact on tobacco control efforts. Based on the current evidence, our position is that e-cigarettes containing nicotine are tobacco pr
The Tennessean
added Sep 9, 2014 05:24
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