Tobacco Regulatory Update

6 state, local and federal issues to watch in 2021


New England C-Store Association Condemns Menthol Ban

Organization says restriction has affected state excise tax, c-stores sales

Lawmakers likely to chase pandemic financial relief through tobacco product tax hikes

Drop in miles traveled creates deep trench in states’ funding for roads

Despite disruptive, regulatory and business threats, the channel has reason for hope

States test VMT programs, increase gas taxes and raise EV fees to cover road funding gaps

Initiative could raise gas prices by up to 17 CPG while boosting economic and public health indicators for states

Government and regulators had a heavy hand in forecourt developments, from E15 to IMO 2020

Report questions premium pricing at branded sites

Most states forcing electric-vehicle owners to pay more than gas-tax equivalent: report

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