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

FDA Extends Comment Period for Substantial Equivalence

Requests from public prompt agency to push deadline to July 17


Social Media Becomes New Focus for FDA on Vaping

Agency issues warning letters to companies for using ‘influencers’

Kutz replaces Carr at third-largest U.S. tobacco maker

Finalized guidelines provide road map for new vaping devices to receive agency authorization

San Francisco moves one step closer to prohibiting sales of e-cigarettes

Law raising purchase age from 18 to 21 will begin Sept. 1; Connecticut may follow

Marlboro maker buys 80% of group that produces tobacco-derived nicotine delivery products

Applies to c-stores, but exempts hotels and certain lounges

New York convenience association, retailers express concern over county measure

‘Struck wrong balance’ on e-cigs, former FDA chief says

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