Tobacco

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

Most American disapprove of new tobacco regulations, Gallup poll says

WASHINGTON -- Although President Barack Obama signed the Family Smoking Prevention & Tobacco Control Act into law yesterday (see related story in this issue of CSP Daily News ), placing tobacco under the authority of the federal Food & Drug Administration, FDA tobacco control does not...

President Obama signs bill giving Food & Drug Administration control over tobacco

WASHINGTON -- As expected, President Barack Obama signed the Family Smoking Prevention & Tobacco Control Act into law yesterday in a Rose Garden ceremony, placing tobacco under the authority of the federal Food & Drug Administration. As reported yesterday in a CSP Daily News Flash , the...

Reorganization aims to improve product freshness, merchandising, promotions

RICHMOND, Va. -- With three tobacco companies coming together, Altria Group is taking advantage of synergies and cost savings by consolidating the sales and distribution arms of Philip Morris USA, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co. and John Middleton into the new Altria Sales & Distribution Services. "...

Reynolds American, others ready to challenge restrictions in pending tobacco bill
Jury rules in favor of RJR over Star Scientific in patent suit; Star to stay in ring
New test has tobacco manufacturer entering yet another new OTP category
Reynolds American supporters to protest proposed N.C. cigarette tax hike
Smoker Friendly sees reasons for optimism as FDA tobacco regulation nears
FDA tobacco control bill heads to president, who is expected to sign it into law
Senate passes legislation giving FDA control of cigarettes, other products

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