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

What his voters will likely think of any new FDA regulation

Chicago skyline

Exhibitors to light up the show floor with product enhancements, innovation

American Spirit cigarettes

Brand keeps ‘natural’ in name, updates other wording

SANTA FE, N.M. -- Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. will update its packaging for Natural American Spirit cigarettes after a revision of the terms that can legally be used to describe tobacco products. Beginning this month, packaging and advertising for Natural American Spirit (NAS) cigarettes will no...

The tobacco category's mixed bag of unit expansion and constriction.
Lawmakers across the country impose new taxes, increase legal age of purchase
Newport Platinum cigarettes
New cigarette adds ‘smooth menthol taste’ to product line
Menthol cigarettes
Ordinance covers cigarettes, blunt wraps and vaping
Other cigarette manufacturers expected to follow suit
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Online study will poll 1.2 million youth and adults; will not include graphic images

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Minneapolis becomes the poster child for retail regulations