Tobacco

Tobacco, cigarette and e-cig category news for the convenience store retail industry.
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C-stores have long been the top retail channel for cigarette sales, but for many retailers the real growth opportunity is selling products designed to help consumers quit smoking.

Brought to you by Lil’ Drug Store Products. Convenience stores have long been the top retail channel for cigarette sales, but for many c-store retailers the real growth opportunity is selling products designed to help consumers quit smoking. According to the FDA, more than 22 million smokers each...

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Reactions support initiatives to keep underage youth from vaping

SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Major manufacturers and a consumer-products group reacted to recent moves by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to curb underage use of electronic cigarettes. In general, e-cigarette makers support the overall goals set forth by the FDA, which on April 24 announced a...

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E-cigarette maker announces $30 million initiative to combat underage use amid federal scrutiny

tobacco legislation
Association executive offers legislative update on category-related issues
e-cig
Forty retailers cited, ‘blitz’ to continue through end of April
Topeka

Why Topeka’s age-purchase ordinance was ruled unconstitutional, plus the latest in state and local legislation

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Recent supplier rollouts touch on vaping, LTOs and wraps

cigarette taxes
Legislators override governor's veto to pass 50-cent-per-pack levy.
e-cig brands
Commissioner promises action soon to curb use by teenagers
vaping

Cigarettes continue downward trend

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