Thomas A. Briant

NATO Executive Director ...


Thomas A. Briant is executive director of the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO). He can be reached at (866) 869-8888 or

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FDA details tobacco product applications received so far under the 3 pathways


How Doubling the Minimum Wage Would Hurt Retailers

Congress considering raising federal rate from $7.25 to $15 by 2025

July hearing to focus on part of 1999 lawsuit against major cigarette manufacturers

Move marks first set of warnings issued to firms that did not submit PMTAs, continue to sell products

Graphic cigarette warnings, flavor bans top the list

Administration asks retailers to submit cigarette health warning plans by March 16, 2021

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

Courts agree ordinance preempted by Pennsylvania state law

Phoenix, Kansas City, Mo., and Missoula, Mont., among municipalities contemplating bans

Measures affect cigarette, vaping, other nicotine products

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., Philip Morris USA among plaintiffs

Virginia only state this season to increase tax on cigarettes, other tobacco products

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