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

Tobacco Category Digest


Pilot to Offer Ruyan Smoking Alternatives

Knoxville, Tenn.-area Food Marts to stock disposable "E-cigar"


Va. Gov to Propose Cigarette Tax Hike

Governor Timothy M. Kaine will propose doubling Virginia's 30 cents-per-pack cigarette tax in a rewritten budget that pares up to 1,500 state jobs.

Tribes threaten legal action over tax collection in New York state

Manufacturers, stamping agents accountable for untaxed sales by Indians to non-Indians

PM USA: "We continue to view these cases as manageable"


Cuts some, raises other allowances in some markets; federal tax increase could hit volumes

Cayuga Indian Nation had been forced to cease c-store sales over taxes

Stockdale, Bumbaco succeed retiring Rosson, Sanders

Smoke, smokeless sales continue strong track despite economic challenges

Deal expected to close by January 7 at latest

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