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

E-cigarette maker outlines history, financial woes in court documents

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- In pioneering the electronic-cigarette category, NJOY helped retailers understand the developing category and secured more than 20 issued patents and 60 nonprovisional patent applications to bring a number of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) to market. One of the...

Lessons surrounding the rise and fall of one of the first e-cig companies

Check out the results of four tobacco efforts from across the country

Former House speaker wants to help 'transform the tobacco industry'.
Retailers allegedly sold e-cigarettes, OTP to minors

From smoking to plastic bags, California has a reputation for setting the regulatory agenda across the country

Could proposed $2-per-pack increase ripple to other municipalities?

5 states, including two big ones, placing marijuana measures on ballot

Former state legislator named executive director of SFATA
$2 per pack proposed for cigarettes and 'equivalent increases' for OTP, e-cigarettes.