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

Drug-store giant feeling shareholder heat, may follow CVS into tobacco void

DEERFIELD, Ill. -- If CVS’ departure from tobacco sales more than two years ago is any indicator, a potential exit of Walgreens from the category would be another lucrative windfall for convenience-store operators. But will the Deerfield, Ill.-based drug-store giant, which is in merger talks with...

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Examining hot buttons to target a generation of consumers

New data brings some clarity—and surprising conclusions—to the category
Herzog details key drivers of industry consolidation
Devices may cause low-risk youth to adopt nicotine habits, study says
Texas, Washington consider raising legal age to purchase tobacco
Vegas conference features educational sessions, trade show

House bill seeks to remove high-end product from ‘deeming’ umbrella