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

Bills to Raise Tobacco Buying Age May Miss Mark, NATO Says

Federal, state and local efforts to increase age of purchase intensify


Republic Tobacco Takes Actions Against Counterfeit Products

Manufacturer works with law enforcement, lawsuits to deter abuses

E-cigarettes helped retailers recover from losses in traditional combustibles, webinar speaker says

Majority leader follows through on promise of federal legislation

Distributor Eby-Brown’s Midwest trade show offered up range of options

Vacates previous agency guidance and requires new product deadlines

Two separate developments could change tobacco landscape

Joins 13 other states in making move

Gross-profit percentage increases 30%

The strongest retailers move away from declining or highly competitive categories

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