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

Tobacco Category Digest 2020


Kessler Elected CEO of UST

Gierer to serve as nonexecutive chairman


The Lights Go Back On

Appeals Court orders stay on cigarette labeling ruling in DOJ lawsuit

U.S. Supreme Court uncertain about punitive damages

Alternative smokeless product rolling out in Texas

Big Tobacco, Big Oil raise $144 million to oppose tax hikes; supporters kick in bucks, too

Damage limits at stake in tobacco appeal

Like RJR and PM USA before it, cigarette maker to develop smokeless products

Cigarette maker not out of woods yet on out-of-stock issue

Jury: trademark violations against Altadis, General Cigar

Settles with 38 state attorneys general

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