Tobacco

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

Urges immediate passage by the full Senate

WASHINGTON -- The Coalition to Stop Contraband Tobacco applauded the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee for its passage of S. 1147, the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act of 2009. The PACT Act will close the gaps in current federal law and will help combat the illegal sales of cigarettes and...

Philip Morris USA has filed lawsuits against 10 retailers selling counterfeit versions of the company's Marlboro brand cigarettes in New York and New Jersey.

RICHMOND, Va. -- Philip Morris USA has filed lawsuits against 10 retailers selling counterfeit versions of the company's Marlboro brand cigarettes in New York and New Jersey. "The New York metropolitan area continues to be a lucrative market for counterfeit and contraband cigarette smugglers," said...

Groupscall on Senate to pass bill preventing tax-evading online cigarette trafficking

WASHINGTON -- Representatives of law enforcement groups, public health organizations and trade associations gathered on Capitol Hill Tuesday to urge the Senate to pass S. 1147, the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act of 2009 (PACT Act). This legislation will help combat online cigarette sales...

Deal for Swedish company Niconovum reportedly in works
Food & Drug Administration enforcing ban, notifies offenders
No preliminary injunction for Family Smoking Prevention & Tobacco Control Act
State, local lawmakers move to restrict new tobacco products
Convenience retailers say majors have altered how they spend promotional dollars
Reynolds American and Lorillard join Philip Morris in wholesale price hikes
CSP/Modi survey of retailers shows Marlboro, Camel battling market pressures

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