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What today’s actions mean for tobacco in three years and beyond

N.Y. recommendation would change model from percentage to per-cigar fee

ALBANY, N.Y. -- A recommendation in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget could pit premium cigars against value brands by changing the state’s taxing method from a percentage basis to a per-cigar model, according to a state convenience-store association. The New York Association of...

Jump through legal loophole has Indiana legislators promising action

ANDERSON, Ind. -- Indiana retailers have a long history of fighting regulations that prevent them from selling cold beer. Now, a recent effort by one retailer has state lawmakers promising to make those restrictions tougher by closing a loophole that has allowed Ricker's convenience stores to sell...

Sugar confectionary market expected to continue steady growth through 2022

Despite a drop in sales for certain stalwart brands, healthier products are on the rise

Quincey creates two new positions: chief growth officer and chief innovation officer
UL accepting devices for battery evaluation, testing
Says soda tax makes such package sizes too expensive
San Francisco Style Sourdough Eatery maps out national growth plans
New campaign pits the two sides against each other by giving each its own packaging