Tobacco

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

States are circumventing more than 30 years of tobacco industry opposition to federal safe cigarette legislation by passing their own laws.

WASHINGTON -- States are circumventing more than 30 years of tobacco industry opposition to federal safe cigarette legislation by passing their own laws that require the sale of self-extinguishing cigarettes, according to a report in USA Today. The list of states with such laws on the books will...

John Middleton Co. joined other cigar companies in asking a Maryland circuit court to overturn a recently enacted law that bans the sale of single cigars.

RICHMOND, Va. -- John Middleton Co. joined other cigar companies in asking a Maryland circuit court to overturn a recently enacted Prince George County's law that bans the sale of single cigars. In its filing, the companies are asking the court to enjoin enforcement of the law and ultimately...

Federal attorneys have filed suit against a tobacco wholesale company for failing to pay $18.4 million in federal tobacco settlement assessments.

GOWANDA, N.Y. -- Federal attorneys have filed suit against a tobacco wholesale company owned by Arthur "Sugar" Montour, a former Seneca tribal councilor, for failing to pay $18.4 million in federal tobacco settlement assessments, according to a report in the Buffalo News. Montour's company, Native...

Judge issues restraining order against Indian cigarette law
Supreme Court ruling reignites old, sparks new cases
As oil falls below $40, analyst predicts it could dip below $30
Knoxville, Tenn.-area Food Marts to stock disposable "E-cigar".
Governor Timothy M. Kaine will propose doubling Virginia's 30 cents-per-pack cigarette tax in a rewritten budget that pares up to 1,500 state jobs.
Tribes threaten legal action over tax collection in New York state
Manufacturers, stamping agents accountable for untaxed sales by Indians to non-Indians

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