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Tobacco Retailer Training Programs

This guidance document is intended to assist retailers in implementing training programs for employees to learn about and comply with the Federal laws, including regulations, regarding:
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added May 15, 2018 15:02
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Zacks Investment Research Downgrades Altria (MO) to Sell

“Stern government regulations combined with increased health consciousness has been taking a toll on cigarette sales. This has long been hurting Altria’s smokeable segment performance. Notably domestic cigarette shipment volumes fell 4.2% year over year d
American Banking News
added May 15, 2018 15:01
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[New York] Sen. Schumer stops by CNY to urge crackdown on e-cig marketing to kids

Schumer stopped by Fayetteville-Manlius High School on Monday to urge the [FDA] to crack down on companies marketing e-cigarettes to teens and children. He zeroed in on one particular brand, Juul, which is a sleek vaporizer that can be bought online and
Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard
added May 15, 2018 05:11
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Local Tobacco Regs Take a Toll

profit-generating category in the c-store universe remains tobacco... While awareness and donations are critical, being visible and establishing a relationship with the decision makers plays an important role, both with politicians and the tobacco communi
Convenience Store Decisions
added May 11, 2018 02:54
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FDA warns more companies to stop misleading kids with e-liquids that resemble kid-friendly foods as part of Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan

today issued four new warning letters to manufacturers and retailers for selling e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling and/or advertising that cause them to resemble kid-friendly food products, such as cereal, soda and pancakes. One of the companie
PR Newswire
added May 11, 2018 02:08
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Juuling: If you don’t know what it is, ask your kids ($$0

Sales have skyrocketed since the company launched in 2015. The San Francisco-based firm represents nearly 55 percent of the e-cigarette market, according to data from Wells Fargo. School administrators, law enforcement officials and health workers said
Washington Post
added May 10, 2018 17:59
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menthol cigarettes: attitudes, beliefs and policies

The evidence is clear: the FDA must act to get menthol cigarettes and all menthol combustible products off the market to protect public health. States and localities, however, do not have to wait for the FDA to act. We encourage states and local municipal
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 10, 2018 17:55
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FDA's Hand Can't Be Forced On 'Natural' Tobacco Labeling ($$)

dismissed a case challenging the [FDA]’s allowance of the word “natural” in the product packaging and labeling of Natural American Spirit cigarettes. The plaintiff lacked standing to sue under Article III, § 2, of the U.S. Constitution, which limits feder
Law360
added May 10, 2018 17:48
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[Florida] Premium cigars have second chance to gain exemption from FDA regulation

The FDA has announced it is willing to reconsider the 2016 decision. It began accepting public input in March on whether premium cigars should be exempt from oversight. The comment period runs through June 25. In Tampa, known as Cigar City for its histo
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added May 10, 2018 17:32
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JUUL E-Cigarettes a Rising Concern for Parents and School Teachers

its advertising campaign along with its design is attracting more teens to smoking. First, the company uses attractive nicotine-solution flavorings like “Fruit Medley” and “Crème Brulee,” which makes these e-cigarettes more appealing to teens. Second, t
The Legal Examiner
added May 10, 2018 17:25
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