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

RJR Alleges Fraud

Files suit against certain wholesalers, retailers, individuals over buydowns, coupons


Husky Prices Going Up

United States Smokeless Tobacco Co. is planning to increase the price on the brand early this week, according to a UBS Investment Research note.

Throws out Keweenaw Band suit

Want $4.8 billion-a-year anti-smoking program, more if feds win Big Tobacco racketeering case

Cites conflict with state's tobacco settlement agreement

Tax on pack of cigarettes would increase from 53 cents to $1.53

R.J. Reynolds offers new flavors, promotions for flagship brand

Illegal sales of tobacco to minors in California are now at their lowest level since the state first began monitoring these sales 10 years ago.

Man found not guilty of racketeering, guilty of unlawful distribution

Lower-court ruling appropriate, it says

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