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

Tobacco Category Digest


Justice Department Seeks $14 Billion in Tobacco Penalties

Asks for fine, cessation program, education campaign, more


Marlboro Rebate Cut 50 Cents

Most retailers in Philip Morris USA's Retail Leader program will be getting less back from the country's biggest cigarette producer beginning today.

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.

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

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