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Announcement caps established succession plan

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- In the culmination of a planned succession strateg y, Dan Carr has been named president and CEO of ITG Brands, succeeding David Taylor, who is retiring Jan. 31, 2018. In a statement, Taylor said ITG recruited Carr for the position based on his extensive leadership experience in...

Cigarette sales

Nielsen all-channel data shows increases for smokeless and e-cigs in quarterly update

FDA This Is Our Watch

6 components of the retailer training curriculum

Lady smoking
CDC study shows one in five U.S. adults used tobacco in 2015
Analyst shares doubts about overseas success of heat-not-burn cigarette alternative
Agency finalizes guidance on what retailers, manufacturers can give or receive
Man smoking
Action to coincide with raising of legal purchase age to 21
Briant of NATO calls attention to resource in battle against proposed restrictions
Tobacco ID age
Educational materials provide retailers with resources to prevent sales to minors
Menthol cigarettes
Minnesota city joins Minneapolis in plans to take products off c-store shelves