Tobacco, cigarette and e-cig category news for the convenience store retail industry.
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Commissioner promises action soon to curb use by teenagers

WASHINGTON -- The commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provided a stern if vague declaration this week to lawmakers on Capitol Hill of “vigorous enforcement steps” to curb teen use of electronic cigarettes, according to a report in the Washington Examiner. While addressing an...


Cigarettes continue downward trend

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Company reacts to consumer complaints about malfunctioning batteries

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- R.J. Reynolds Vapor Co. on April 13 voluntarily initiated a nationwide safety recall of all Vuse Vibe power units after receiving consumer complaints about malfunctioning batteries, which may cause the power unit to overheat and create a fire risk. The Winston-Salem, N.C.-...

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Agency publishes three new notices of proposed rulemaking
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Maker of blu e-cigarette takes equity stake in e-liquid manufacturer
Topeka ordinance raising age to purchase tobacco ruled unconstitutional in local court
QuikTrip voices concerns about $1-per-pack increase
Lawsuit claims agency, under new commissioner, exceeded its authority
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City mulls 'tobacco-free generation' ordinance.
Agency opens public-comment period for regulation of premium products