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[New York, Tennessee] NYC sues FedEx for illegally delivering cigarettes

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.
WMC-TV Channel 5 (Memphis, TN)
added Dec 31, 2013 06:06

[Tennessee] VIDEO: Electronic cigarettes: The culture and the future

Tennessee already prohibits sales to minors. At the vape meet, several vendors said federal regulations would be good thing for their industry, especially in the interest of children. In fact, many of them feel new laws wouldn't drastically change their
WBIR NBC (Knoxville, TN)
added Nov 5, 2013 19:06

[Tennessee] PAYKAMIAN: Stricter smoking ban is overzealous, unnecessary

It would be even better to help keep our campus cleaner by putting ashtrays scattered in different places across the campus. Not only will students find the current system arbitrary, they will utterly refuse to comply and find other places to hoard ciga
The East Tennessean (East Tennessee State University)
added Sep 11, 2013 10:31

[Tennessee] New Fairview park signs remind all 'Young Lungs at Play'

If you have been to Bowie Nature Park's Treehouse playgrounds recently, you may have noticed the new signage reading "Young Lungs at Play." The signs are posted as a reminder, encouraging those in and around the playground to refrain from smoking.
The Tennessean
added May 28, 2013 07:34

[Tennessee, Virginia] Va.-Tenn. health care system to stop hiring tobacco users, says it’s to set good example

Media outlets report that Mountain States Health Alliance announced the new policy Wednesday. It’s effective March 1.
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 10, 2013 23:32

[Tennessee] Man pleads guilty in Goodlettsville contraband cigarettes sting

A Ukrainian man with ties to Chicago pleaded guilty Tuesday to receiving and possessing about 350,000 contraband cigarettes -- avoiding more than $60,000 in taxes -- as well as to distribution and possession of cocaine after being caught in a federal stin
The Tennessean
added Oct 11, 2012 07:47

[Tennessee] Cop Fired for Smoking in Police Precinct

Tennessee police officer James Bishop was fired last week for smoking inside the precinct. Bishop had been a veteran of the force for about 17 years.
FindLaw blogs
added Jun 2, 2012 22:15

[Tennessee] Cooper: Smokers, not state, should decide

A bill in the Tennessee Senate to do just that narrowly missed passing Wednesday and is likely dead for the year. However, given its one-vote failure, it's likely to come back in the next General Assembly.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added Apr 20, 2018 17:20

[Tennessee] Ramsey sponsors bill to allow local governments to curb secondhand smoke

Local governments would have the option to regulate smoking more strictly than state law under a new bill sponsored by Rep. Bob Ramsey, R-Maryville. “As written today, state law is ignoring the will of the people in local communities who desire smoke-fr
Maryville (TN) Daily Times
added Feb 10, 2018 02:27

[Tennessee] The trial must go on

Charges include conspiracy, obstruction of justice, extortion, bribery, wire fraud, mail fraud and honest services fraud. Prosecutors say they all made tens of thousands of dollars from the formation, marketing and operation of JailCigs, LLC and tried to
Murfreesboro (TN) Post
added Dec 21, 2016 22:49
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