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

Other cigarette manufacturers expected to follow suit

UPDATE: Since the initial posting of this story, Reynolds American Inc. followed Altria Group in taking a wholesale, list-price increase of 10 cents per pack on its key cigarette brands, a move that includes its Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. subsidiary. These move will affect orders billed after...

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Minneapolis becomes the poster child for retail regulations

Part 2 of a 7-part report MINNEAPOLIS -- "I’m honestly confused at this point,” testified a retailer before the Minneapolis City Council as it considered restricting the sale of menthol-flavored tobacco products. “We are your first line of defense for keeping tobacco from underagers.” “Don’t make...

Tobacco products

CSProducts annual list reveals category’s draw

Reynolds American
Innovation a critical focus for reducing harm, executive says
Tobacco ID
Time to train, refresh employees on tools for age verification
iQOS store

Sustainability report outlines company transformation

Zig Zag
National Tobacco Co. wins injunction, payment from Indiana retailers
San Francisco
San Francisco puts proposed sales ban on June ballot
Smoker Friendly Tobacco Festival and Conference

Tobacco exhibition shows off what's new in e-cigarettes, accessories

Smoker Friendly Conference 2017

Smoker Friendly conference brings together big retail names