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

Regs may pose risks to tobacco industry, change competitive landscape

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama's signing in mid-June of the Family Smoking Prevention & Tobacco Control Act giving the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) oversight of the U.S. tobacco industry is likely to have broad effects on the industry but no immediate rating impact on the...

Retailer adds MST accessory to East Coast tobacco sets

DUBLIN, Calif. -- DipTops LLC, maker of the DipTops Personal Spittoon, has announced that 7-Eleven Inc., Dallas, will soon begin merchandising DipTops' patented moist smokeless tobacco (MST) accessory in at least 600 7-Eleven stores in Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia...

Agency sets up forum for industry, citizens to offer comment

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it is seeking public input on the implementation of its new authority overseeing tobacco products in the United States. The agency is inviting the public to provide information and share views on a variety of topics,...

Asks N.Y. governor "to stop Ignoring $1.1 billion in new revenue" from tobacco, fuel.
UST integration progressing smoothly, company says
Economic study offers details on convenience retailing in Atlantic Canada
Purchase of convenience store-focused producer helps increase firm's U.S. presence.
FDA control over tobacco brings mixed reactions from convenience retailers
Most American disapprove of new tobacco regulations, Gallup poll says
President Obama signs bill giving Food & Drug Administration control over tobacco