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

NATO reminds retailers to participate, reveals what it told agency regarding tobacco flavors

LAKEVILLE, Minn. -- With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) July 25 deadline for public comment on potential new standards for premium cigars fast approaching, officials with the tobacco-retailing association NATO called on retailers to make their thoughts known and, in a separate matter...


Executive comments on cigar growth, cigarette-brand repositioning


Aug. 10 deadline pushed back in court ruling

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge pushed back a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) deadline requiring cigar companies to place warning labels on boxes beginning Aug. 10, according to . U.S. District Court Judge Amit Mehta ruled that requirements for cigar boxes and advertisements to...


Parent of blu e-cigarettes taking on Juul with new vaping pods

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NATO reminds retailers to reach out to FDA on nicotine levels in cigarettes
July 1 start date sets off numerous issues for retailers, association says
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Retail association calls St. Paul move ‘arbitrary and capricious’
World Trade Organization report sets ominous tone for tobacco manufacturers and other categories
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Advisory group announces date to review products for modified-risk status

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Country could set standard for how a legal marijuana market might develop at retail