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

Analysts’ talk of PMI buying Altria gets specific

Single question on snus application gets modified-risk verdict

SILVER SPRING, Md. – The FDA is starting to move on submitted applications, with Swedish Match North America recently getting a partial ruling on its modified-risk submission regarding a line of its snus products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Md., recently took action on...

New guidance resource includes latest labeling decisions

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Retailers wanting the latest interpretations of revised federal “deeming” rules can now access an updated Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guide, which includes a U.S. District Court ruling that modifies new-product definitions. The document, titled Demonstrating the...

Mayor endorses rollback of 2013 rules regarding sales near schools

New study shows rates down for first time since 2011

Law sets population-density limits on retailing
Report calls for no-smoking policies, age limit, marketing regulation

2016 proved an ominous year for the tobacco category

Takes step toward iQOS heat-not-burn tobacco product in United States
Subsidiary U.S. Smokeless goes in opposite direction for one brand