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Tobacco Filings of Interest


Scales of justice, gavel, and law bookCircle K

Tennessee, along with 38 other states and the District of Columbia, entered into a settlement with Circle K Stores, Inc and Mac’s Convenience Stores, LLC in an effort to reduce youth access to tobacco. Circle K has 43 corporate stores and 9 franchises in Tennessee. The agreement requires training of retail personnel and independent compliance checks to monitor tobacco sales. Circle K and Mac’s Convenience Stores will make a total payment of $225,000 to all of the settling states...Circle K filings.

Kroger

These companies allegedly sold cigarettes to underage persons in violation of the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act. This was a multistate case...Kroger filings.


Motiva Enterprises, Shell Oil

These companies allegedly sold cigarettes to underage persons in violation of the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act. This was a multistate case...Motiva, Shell filings.


Single Sale Cigarettes

These retailers have agreed to abide by a number of measures designed to keep customers from purchasing single cigarettes also referred to as “loosies.” As part of the agreements, each of the tobacco sellers will instruct clerks that selling single cigarettes is against the law and instruct them to check identification for all tobacco customers. The assurances further require that they implement a test shopping program to prevent single cigarette sales from occurring in the future...single sale cigarette filings.


Valero Retail Holdings, Inc., Valero Marketing and Supply Company d/b/a Valero, Beacon, Diamond, Shamrock, Ultramar, Corner Store, and Stop N Go

These companies allegedly sold cigarettes to underage persons in violation of the Tennessee Consumer Protection Act. This matter was a multistate case involving 39 states...Valero filings.