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

Cigarette maker develops new shelf display

SANTA FE, N.M. -- Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co., makers of Natural American Spirit, has introduced a new cigarette pack shelf display that it said is versatile, simple to use and can fit into most retail situations. This new display unit is already a huge hit with retailers around the country who...

The board of the Altria Group will meet on Wednesday to decide whether to spin off the international arm of its cigarette business.

NEW YORK-- The board of the Altria Group, the parent company of Philip Morris USA and Philip Morris International (PMI), will meeting on Wednesday to decide whether to spin off the international arm of its cigarette business as part of a restructuring plan to increase shareholder value, according...

Legitimate sales not licensed

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles City Attorney Rockard J. Rocky Delgadillo said yesterday that his Tobacco Enforcement Unit has filed criminal charges against the owner of three gas stations for selling tobacco products without a tobacco permit and possessing black market cigarettes for sale. Jafar...

Philip Morris to test new moist tobacco in Atlanta market beginning in October
Advisory group sends recommendations to White House
Retailers slow to conform with display restrictions
Imperial Tobacco Group Plc investors almost unanimously approved the company's $17 billion bid for Altadis SA, parent company of Altadis USA.
Bill would allow collar counties to follow
Swedish Match has introduced Red Man Premium Moist Snuff. Swedish Match is headquartered in Sweden with a North American division based in Richmond, Va.
Association's poster helps get word out on Ga. law.