Tobacco

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

Imperial Tobacco to bring brands to the U.S.

BRISTOL, England -- Imperial Tobacco Group Plc, the maker of Davidoff cigarettes, won approval to introduce its European brands in the United States, the industry's most profitable market. The Bristol, England-based company said Wednesday that it joined the Master Settlement Agreement, the accord...

Smoker Friendly International LLC announced several changes in the management structure of the company and its Cigarette Store Corp. effective immediately.

BOULDER, Colo. -- Smoker Friendly International LLC announced several changes in the management structure of the company and its Cigarette Store Corp. effective immediately. The changes were instituted to better define points of contact and streamline communication within the company and its...

"Light" cigarette ruling before appeals court

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government asked a federal appeals court to uphold a ruling that Altria Group Inc.'s Philip Morris USA and other U.S. cigarette-makers violated anti-racketeering laws by marketing low-tar cigarettes as healthier alternatives to full-flavored brands. U.S. District Judge Gladys...

New $350 million research center focuses on reduced risk tobacco products
Senate bans cigarette sales at Capitol c-stores; more tax proposals, scrutiny in pipeline
Second veto promised; GOP proposal has no tobacco tax
PM USA parent acquires John Middleton in "strategically compelling and financially attractive" deal.
President won't accept health bill with tobacco tax increase, officials say.
New York Governor Eliot L. Spitzer is backing away from a promised effort to collect taxes on the sale of cigarettes and gasoline by Native American retailers.
Includes $1-per-pack increase

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