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[Tennessee] MNPS Awards Sponsored by Biggest U.S. Cigarette Manufacturer (Updated)

Metro Nashville Public Schools* will host its fifth annual Academies of Nashville Awards on Monday...sponsored by Altria....Marc Hill, of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce, tweets that "Academies of Nashville Awards is a Nashville Chamber event, not
Nashville (TN) Scene
added May 15, 2015 09:44

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

VIDEO: Smokers, pony up or kick the habit as Tennessee law will boost cigarette prices over three years

Tennessee smokers will begin paying more for cigarettes on July 1 under a bill signed into law last week by Gov. Bill Haslam. The 15 cents-per-pack increase is the first of three that will total 35 cents by July 1, 2017.
Chattanooga (TN) Times & Free Press
added May 14, 2015 09:55

[Tennessee] Breathe eCig Corp. Announces Initial Purchase Order From Knoxville Based Retail & Distribution Partner

Ampa, inclusive of its affiliate companies, owns and operates over 30 retail locations, a hospitality portfolio and has a distribution alliance that reaches over 300 unique retailers in the East Tennessee region spanning from Johnson City to Chattanooga.
PR Newswire
added Apr 29, 2015 13:25

[Tennessee] Sheriff's Office suspends partnership with Georgia e-cigarette company

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office has suspended business operations with a Georgia-based electronic cigarette retailer, according to a RCSO spokeswoman. As of Tuesday, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office suspended JailCigs from conducting business wi
Murfreesboro (TN) News-Journal
added Apr 14, 2015 01:24

[Tennessee] Sheriff's family, deputy tied to company selling e-cigs to jail

Channel 4 has learned that the Rutherford County sheriff's family members own a company that sells e-cigarettes to the county jail.... Inmates in the Rutherford County Jail are allowed to mail order e-cigarettes from a company called JailCigs. JailCigs i
WSMV-TV NBC-4 (Nashville, TN)
added Apr 8, 2015 12:51

[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

[Florida, Tennessee] Analysis: How Kenneth Kerrivan Struck a Blow Against Big Tobacco

with their apparent advantage now gone in federal court and at least 12 new cases on the docket through the spring, Big Tobacco blinked. With more than $100 million in federal judgements already on appeal, another $100 million was a relatively cheap pric
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Feb 25, 2015 16:39

[Tennessee] Judge announces $100M settlement in Florida federal tobacco cases / Local office of Lieff Cabraser played key role in first major settlements by companies since '90s

judge on Wednesday morning stayed all of the so-called Engle Progeny tobacco lawsuits in the Florida federal courts after being notified of a settlement agreement....Young, who was overseeing hundreds of plaintiff suits in the Middle District of Florida,
added Feb 25, 2015 11:35

[Tennessee] In a Florida courtroom, Nashville attorneys are fighting in the last great tobacco war | Cover Story

he's facing adversaries with virtually unlimited resources ...What the defendants don't want in Kerrivan is for Byrd, in full-on preacher mode, to characterize them the way he did the month before... "They have killed grandmothers and grandfathers," Byrd
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Feb 5, 2015 11:16
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