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

FDA to Ban Menthol?

Report cites senior officials in move that would significantly affect tobacco category


FDA E-Cig Restrictions in C-Stores Imminent

NATO says agency does not have authority to ban products from one class of trade

Pulling pod-based systems, some flavors may mirror agency’s direction, analyst says

Michigan legalizes recreational pot; two other states approve medicinal use

Association has submitted a proposal to work with the agency on a website for retail-related tobacco regulations

Gottlieb sets mid-November for ‘forceful’ steps

Agency, manufacturers discuss kid-appealing flavors, as well as raising the tobacco-purchase age

Forum panelists say focus on youth will lead to more action

Manufacturer responds to FDA’s efforts to prevent underage vaping

Health commissioner expresses concerns