Head Quarters: Boulder, CO
Number of States: 7
Locations Per State
The Cigarette Store Corp, the largest licensee of Smoker Friendly International, operates more than 150 retail outlets in seven states including convenience stores, cigar lounges, liquor stores, and more. Nearly 800 additional stores are operated by licensed independent retailers in 38 states.
Smoker Friendly was founded in 1989 by the Gallagher family, who owned Gasamat, and a group of family owned candy and tobacco wholesale distributors in the Rocky Mountain region and Midwest. The Gallagher Family has wholly owned it since 2005.
Smoker Friendly also owns a full line private-label tobacco brand that has an additional 700 stores that sell its branded product.