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A collection of news, articles and other featured content about Tobacco.

Navigating the Winding Road of Tobacco

A Convenience Store News virtual Retailer Roundtable explored the category's performance and how retailers can face critical challenges.

PDI Offering Free Tobacco Scan Data Package to Small & Independent C-store Operators

The package is part of PDI's CStore Essentials solution.

The retailer's c-store network benefits as consumers consolidate shopping trips.

FDA Center for Tobacco Products logo

As of Aug. 31, the agency received submissions for roughly 2,000 vapor and other newly deemed products.

New logo and corporate identity for Swisher

The moves are part of the company's efforts to focus on the adult consumer lifestyle.

OCB Bamboo Rolling Papers

The bamboo is responsibly harvested, leaving the roots in the ground to regrow.

Tobacco sales at retail

The law, which goes into effect Jan. 1, excludes loose-leaf tobacco, tobacco that is smoked in water pipes, and premium cigars.

Tobacco 21 sign

Localities vote to bring tobacco buying age in compliance with federal regulations.

Midyear Report Card shows most in-store product categories were negatively impacted.

FDA headquarters

NACS joins with other associations to get operators help to know which products they can legally sell as of Sept. 10.

Logo for the Food and Drug Administration

Altria, E-Alternative Solutions, Fontem US and Reynolds American are among those that have submitted applications to the FDA.

shopping at a convenience store

Of the top five in-store categories, only beer was in the black during the two-week period ended Aug. 9.

IQOS tobacco device

Charlotte, N.C., marks the heat-not-burn product's third market.

The variance indicates that consumers are purchasing more expensive category products, on average.

Legislation definition

Lawmakers take up legal buying age, flavors and tobacco taxes.

Cigarettes and packaged beverages — the two largest categories on a per-dollar basis — contracted during the two-week period ended July 26.

Republic Tobacco OCB Virgin Unbleached Cone Packs

The rolling papers are pre-rolled and equipped with a tip, offering an easier way to pack.

FDA headquarters sign

Despite suspending in-person inspections, the agency has been monitoring online sales.

Asheville Hemp Pre-Rolled Cigarettes

The hemp cigarettes contain less than 0.3 percent THC each, making them legal under federal law.

Total merchandise contribution margin was up about $13 million in its second quarter.

Alexandria Deal

First step includes the appointment of Alexandria Deal to the newly created role of manager of inclusion, diversity & transformation.

Tobacco Plus Expo 2021

Show management is designing a safe event with lower fees and a new refund policy.

Scripto Hybrid Lighter

The product is designed to be the perfect crossover of a multi-purpose lighter and a pocket lighter.

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