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 info@natocentral.com.

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Thomas A. Briant

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Major U.S. City Considers E-Cig Ban

San Francisco moves one step closer to prohibiting sales of e-cigarettes


Bills to Raise Tobacco Buying Age May Miss Mark, NATO Says

Federal, state and local efforts to increase age of purchase intensify

Two separate developments could change tobacco landscape

State, local lawmakers loop in OTP, menthol

Public has 15 additional days to speak out on proposed guidance on e-cigarettes, cigars

Association hoping to give public more time with modifications for flavored e-cigarettes, cigars

Coming year critical for retailers, NATO says

Legislation to raise legal age of purchase being heard across the country

NLAA business partners launch outreach effort on legislative alerts

New network of business groups seeks to improve communication, launches website

Tobacco retailing group submits comments on reduced-risk claims during FDA process

Agency sits down with NATO, asks for more meetings with five manufacturers