Tobacco, cigarette and e-cig category news for the convenience store retail industry.

Agency interviewed lawmakers, e-liquid manufacturer about controversial legislation

INDIANAPOLIS -- The FBI is reportedly interviewing individuals about Indiana’s controversial vaping law that requires suppliers of e-liquids be approved through essentially one firm, The Indianapolis Star reported. According to the report , agents with the FBI have interviewed at least two...

District court strikes down FDA move to define packaging changes as new product

WASHINGTON -- A federal district court judge struck down a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rule that would have considered a tobacco product new if it underwent a label change, thus subjecting it to a complicated FDA approval process. However, Judge Amit Mehta of the U.S. District Court for the...

MSU latest to start prohibiting tobacco, e-cigarettes amid rising wave of bans at colleges, universities

EAST LANSING, Mich. — As Michigan State University (MSU) went tobacco-free this week, the number of colleges and universities banning tobacco products, including e-cigarettes and vaporizers, has tripled since 2010, according to reports. Starting in 2012 with the emergence of the Tobacco-Free...

Loosening of rule may not translate to further decriminalization, experts say
Decision restricts federally funded research, but rules may be loosening, report says
Online magazine picks among brands to survive ‘deeming’ rules

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Convenience stores good for tobacco, not so convenient for e-cigarettes, accessories

Enacted ‘deeming’ rules put new e-cig, vapor, OTP into ‘complex’ FDA approval process
Aug. 8 cutoff date means no new e-cig, vapor products sold without FDA approval