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

Tobacco Category Digest 2021


Tobacco Tax Deep Sixed

Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen rejected a bill that would have added 50 cents to the price of a pack of the lowest-priced cigarettes in the state.


When We Get Behind Closed Doors

Kessler calls meeting of Big Tobacco, Justice Department

Seek level playing field with tribal stores

More than 80% refuse to sell tobacco to minors

U.S. Justice Dept. to investigate reduction of tobacco fine

DOJ defends slashed penalty; case disappearing, Big Tobacco says

Stop-smoking program price tag becomes tobacco trial focus

Price of smokes in Minn. could go up whatever you call it

Tobacco group points finger at R.J. Reynolds for increased costs; RJR plays equity card

Feds reduce demand to $10 billion from original amount sought in tobacco lawsuit

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