Tobacco

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

Independent cigarette manufacturer-wholesaler HBI international has spun off its manufacturing and distributor division into a new company, Allied Tobacco.

PHOENIX -- Independent cigarette manufacturer-wholesaler HBI international, Phoenix,said it has spun off its manufacturing and distributor division into a new company, Allied Tobacco. HBI started off as a small, direct-to-store (DTS) distributor of tobacco items. In the past 10 years, HBI made a...

PM USA says it supports institute's call for FDA regulation

RICHMOND, Va. -- The Institute of Medicine's (IOM) latest report on tobacco use in the United States demonstrates the critical importance of effective regulation of tobacco products by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA), said Philip Morris USA. Legislation introduced by senators Edward...

RJR says it complies with AG agreement on flavored Sigs

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids' press release alleging R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. is circumventing its 2006 agreement with state attorneys general on flavored cigarettes is grossly inaccurate, Reynolds America Inc. said in its own press release. The company requests that...

Judge wants to reopen case against PM USA
Brion Gillett has been promoted from national chain account manager at cigar maker Altadis USA Inc. to vice president of national chain accounts.
Will serve as head of tobacco, candy distributors' group.
Consumers helped create line extensions
Claim brand is aimed at teenage girls
Discontinuing Medium Filter, Ultra Light Filter soft packs
NOCO's Newman in tobacco Q&A.

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