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

Cuts some, raises other allowances in some markets; federal tax increase could hit volumes

RICHMOND, Va. -- Philip Morris USA, the largest U.S. cigarette maker, raised prices on some of its brands and made adjustments in its promotional spending that could result in higher prices for top-selling Marlboro in some markets, said Reuters. As reported yesterday in a CSP Daily News Flash , the...

Stockdale, Bumbaco succeed retiring Rosson, Sanders

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) has announced the appointment Bryan K. Stockdale and Nicholas A. Bumbacco as new chief executive officers for the company's Conwood Co. LLC and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. Inc. subsidiaries, respectively. The current chief executives of those two...

Cayuga Indian Nation had been forced to cease c-store sales over taxes

AUBURN, N.Y. -- A request by the Cayuga Indian Nation to resume selling tax-free cigarettes has been rejected by a state judge, reported the Associated Press. The central New York tribe was seeking an injunction barring Cayuga and Seneca counties from enforcing state tax laws regulating cigarette...

Smoke, smokeless sales continue strong track despite economic challenges
Deal expected to close by January 7 at latest
Supreme Court reviews award to smoker's widow.
Wants to resume selling cigarettes in Seneca, Cayuga counties
16 Delta locations in Alabama, one Wallace Oil site in La Junta, Colo.
Deputies seize $500,000 worth of untaxed cigarettes
Major manufacturers face price-fixing charges