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

Tobacco Category Digest 2020


How the FDA Is Prioritizing PMTA Review

Agency evaluating ENDS product applications first


FDA Provides Update on PMTA List

Agency posts data on tobacco applications received through EX REQ, SE pathways

CEO Billy Gifford notes changes in oral tobacco, e-cigarettes, more

Tobacco makers submitted most applications in August for fiscal year 2020

Retailers attribute category’s success to FDA’s flavored cartridge ban

C-store distributor supports about 25,000 retailers

Category experts look toward the future considering unknowns such as PMTAs, COVID-19, taxes and more

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

Natural leaf cigars come in 3 varieties

Product primarily distributed through Crown Distributing

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