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

Tobacco Category Digest 2020


Today’s the PMTA Deadline: What Do Retailers Need to Know?

After Sept. 9, c-store retailers need to pull certain tobacco products from shelves


Chicago Bans Flavored Vaping Product Sales

City Council voted 46-4 in support

Proposal needs more than 600,000 signatures to qualify

OTP supplier also reorganizes business lines, changes name

Information could hint at what tobacco products retailers may have to pull

Menthol cigarettes, most e-cigarette flavors included in ban

Cigarette volumes across all markets down at start of August

Show supports tobacco, vapor, alternative industries

Smaller tobacco brands saw above-average increases

Similar litigation ongoing in other areas of country

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