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

Tobacco Category Digest 2020


Altria Raises Cigarette Prices 14 Cents a Pack

Some brands will see a 17-cent increase


Republic Brands New President, CMO Explains Marketing Strategy

Company rebrands to better represent its portfolio of rolling papers, other products

Judge closes case due to lack of subject matter jurisdiction

Canadian distribution company will change its name within 90 days

FDA issues refuse to file letter to JD Nova Group

When the FDA begins making determinations on Premarket Tobacco Product Applications (PMTAs), it will be even more important for convenience-store retailers to have strong partnerships with suppliers who are serious about regulatory compliance and the vapor category’s long-term success.

Innovation and insights have been at the core of Swisher for 160 years and we will continue to embrace what makes us unique – serving the adult consumer through a suite of products that inspire connection and creative expression.

Data shows cigarette rebound, vape resilience and alternative vigor

A leading vaping lawyer discusses implications of e-cigarette maker agreeing to pay $40 million to North Carolina

7 tobacco/nicotine experts discuss the category’s biggest challenges and opportunities

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