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2019 Looks Clear for Smokeless Sales

As regulators target menthol cigarettes and popular e-cigarette brands, the smokeless segment is expected to thrive in the coming year. By Howard Riell, Associate Editor Smokeless...

NATO Responds to FDA Announcement on Flavor Ban

Proposed restrictions would likely result in illicit markets where age verification is not recognized or practiced, NATO warns. After the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

FDA Seeks Ban on Menthol Cigarettes

JUUL this week announced that it's ceasing sales of most of its flavored nicotine pods for its e-cigarettes in retail stores. The U.S. Food and...

JUUL Pulls Flavored Nicotine Pods from Stores

In compliance with FDA crackdown on flavored e-cigs, JUUL announces action plan to reduce teen smoking. JUUL has announced that it is ceasing sales of...

FDA To Ban Most Flavored E-Cigs

Ban is not expected to impact mint flavors but will include other flavored e-cigs. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is planning to ban sales...

Cigarette Smoking in U.S. Reaches Record Low

New government data indicates just 14% of adults overall partake in cigarettes. Though the cigarette category remains a significant revenue generator in convenience stores, cigarette...

CBD Meets Vape

BO Vaping, created by the premium e-cigarette provider J WELL, and Ignite CBD, the premium CBD brand founded by Dan Bilzerian, are collaborating on...

Cigars Light Up Category

Cigar sales continue to show positive traction in the c-store channel despite regulatory pressure. By Howard Riell, Associate Editor Popular-priced cigars remain strong in c-stores, premium...

Swisher Sweets Recognizes Southeastern Farmer of the Year

Kevin Yon recognized as 2018 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo ‘Southeastern Famer of the Year.’ The Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern 2018 Farmer of the Year was awarded...

Pipe Tobacco Cigars

Swedish Match North America is introducing the latest innovation from the makers of White Owl, Night Owl Pipe tobacco cigars. Night Owl brings you...

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