BIC Wins Trademark Lawsuit

Competitor must stop production of ‘knockoff’ lighters


Reactions Vary to New Buying Age, Vape Rules

Stakeholders respond to new minimum age requirements, pulling of flavored pods

Editors review what led to change in tobacco buying age, FDA pulling flavored vaping pods

Vape, technology among common threads

Retailers must immediately comply with change in federal minimum buying age

Twists include Trump intervention and state attacks on e-cigarettes

It is now illegal for retailers to sell tobacco products to buyers younger than 21

Midwest chain elaborates on trends, new category initiatives

Measure becomes law as part of $1.4 trillion federal spending package

Chain treads water with cigarettes, sees ‘Lift’ from digital upselling in recent quarter

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