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

Potential tax reform may hinder British American’s bid for RAI, analyst says

NEW YORK -- The dawn of a new Republican administration may have slowed the bidding process for British American Tobacco’s potential acquisition of Reynolds American, according to at least one analyst. Recounting the course of events in a recent newsletter, Nik Modi, managing director of tobacco,...

What to expect from the FDA regarding tobacco retailing

Cole-Bishop fight expected to morph but still continue

WASHINGTON – The fight to ease looming FDA requirements over e-cigarette and vaping manufacturers were put on hold at least until spring, with the so-called Cole-Bishop Amendment failing to get into federal budget legislation passed last month. The bill from U.S. Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and...

Schumer attacks ‘exploding’ incidences, cites safety issues
Four companies named as allegedly selling flavored cigarettes as cigars

Analysts’ talk of PMI buying Altria gets specific

Single question on snus application gets modified-risk verdict
New guidance resource includes latest labeling decisions
Mayor endorses rollback of 2013 rules regarding sales near schools

New study shows rates down for first time since 2011