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

McConnell, Kaine Introduce Bill to Raise Tobacco Purchase Age

Majority leader follows through on promise of federal legislation


Court Ruling Upends FDA’s E-Cigarette Review Schedule

Vacates previous agency guidance and requires new product deadlines

Two separate developments could change tobacco landscape

Joins 12 other states in making move

Gross-profit percentage increases 30%

The strongest retailers move away from declining or highly competitive categories

Stores to also discontinue selling fruit- and dessert-flavored e-cigarettes

Industry associations respond to proposed FDA guidance on vaping sales

New program leading to consumer revelations, officials say

Bipartisan bill introduced in addition to Sen. McConnell’s plans