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

Federal Minimum Age to Buy Tobacco May Rise

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduces legislation to raise legal age to 21


Dunn of Swisher to Retire

Tobacco veteran has more than 45 years of experience in CPG business

Analyst sees potential for cannabidiols to replace losses from flavored e-cigarettes

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

Asks c-store, gasoline, other retailers to submit written plan to address youth access to e-cigs, other products

Drugstore chain will also begin selling CBD products this month

Manufacturers, associations appear to support conflicting arguments

Air- and fire-cured tobacco adds to user experience

Offering this smoking cessation product can be a boon for profit—as long as customers know it’s there.

Manufacturer of blu brand supports FDA but cites smokers’ rights