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