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Vapor regulations

Altria Joins NATO in Asking FDA to Extend PMTA Deadline

The agency would need court approval to push back the May 12 date.

FDA Issues Final Graphic Cigarette Warnings

FDA Issues Final Graphic Cigarette Warnings

The combination of text and images will be required for all packaging and advertising beginning in June 2021.

Food and Drug Administration HQ

The agency proposes Sept. 9 as the new date for applications.

Altria Group Inc. CEO Howard Willard

The company also suspends operations at its PM USA Manufacturing Facility as employees test positive for the virus.

IQOS heat not burn tobacco product

The expansion into Charlotte, N.C., is on track for April.

Tobacco legislation

At this time, a companion bill has not been introduced in the U.S. Senate.

Altria On! oral nicotine

Its plans for the on! brand call for an annualized capacity of 75 million cans by the end of the year.

Optimo Cognac

The limited-edition blend is available in a variety of market-driven price points.


The association says prohibition would give rise to a black market.

Altria Chairman and CEO Howard Willard

Chairman and CEO Howard Willard outlines the company's 10-year vision.

White Owl Duos Berries/Cream

The launch edition, Berries and Cream, will arrive on store shelves in April.

Tobacco sales

Local lawmakers across the United States approve Tobacco 21 measures to comply with the new federal law.

Winners are selected for leading category sales-building efforts in the convenience channel.

vapor cartridges

Retailers can still sell flavored e-liquids and disposable vapor products.

blocks depicting regulations and rules

Stores have reported undercover sting operations since the Feb. 6 policy shift.

vapor cartridges

Retailers should take steps to remove the unauthorized cartridges from their stores.

More government regulation likely in 2020, especially for the tobacco category.

FDA headquarters

Questions remain on how or when the agency will begin enforcing the change.

FDA headquarters

Tobacco and menthol are not included in the new policy.

electronic cigarette user

Expanding the policy at the state level closes a loophole in the Food and Drug Administration's recent guidance.

The FDA's This is Our Watch digital age verification calendar

The agency will continue to only use minors under 18 in compliance checks during a transition period.

The findings of the 18th annual Convenience Store News Forecast Study show a slightly more sober view compared to the previous year.

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