PITTSBURGH — Sheetz has announced the launch of cannabidiol, or CBD, products, which will be available at over 140 of its store locations across Pennsylvania. According to a release, the CBD products that will be offered include topical rubs and patches, tinctures, vape pens, oral pouches, capsules and pet products. All CBD products will be […]

NACS & SIGMA Submit Joint Response to FDA’s E-Cigarette Policy Proposal

05/08/2019 ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The convenience store industry shares growing concern about the rise of electronic cigarette use by minors; however, the industry did raise concerns about the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposal to restrict the sale of flavored vapor products. This week, NACS, the Association for Convenience & Fuel Retailing, and the Society […]

FDA Will Hold April Meeting to Discuss CBD Product Regulation

02/28/2019 SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is putting cannabidiol (CBD) products on its agenda. In testimony during a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing on Feb. 27, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the agency will meet in April to explore new pathways for hemp-derived CBD to be sold legally in the food […]

Rite Aid Exits Electronic Cigarette Business

04/12/2019 Rite Aid will begin testing CBD sales in Oregon and Washington. CAMP HILL, Pa. — Five years ago, CVS Health Corp. stopped selling tobacco products. Two weeks ago, Walgreens revealed plans to test tobacco-free stores. Now, Rite Aid Corp. is removing electronic cigarettes from its locations. According to Chief Operating Officer Bryan Everett, the […]

Tobacco 21 Bill Passes in Texas Senate

Just as a bill attempting to raise the legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21 years is introduced on the federal level [read more here], a similar bill is now being considered in the state of Texas. On April 9, 2019, Senate Bill 21 passed Texas’ Senate in a 20-11 vote. The […]

Senators Question JUUL’s Business Ties to Altria, Demand Answers

Time to come back after a long quiet spell. Time to share your thoughts. Eleven senators are demanding answers from popular e-cigarette manufacturer JUUL Labs as the ongoing youth “epidemic” surrounding the popular vaping device continues to be a focus on Capitol Hill. The senators sent a letter addressed to Kevin Burns, CEO of […]

Wind River Tobacco – QA / QC Manager

Introduction:   Wind River Tobacco Company, located near Wilson NC, is recruiting an experienced QA / QC Manager for its cigarette and RYO manufacturing operations. This new factory is equipped with state-of-the-art high-speed making and packing machinery to produce cigarettes for domestc and export of the highest quality. This is a unique opportunity for an […]

Bill Godshall – Tobacco Harm Reduction Update

2018 Federal Spending Bill   American E-Liquid Manufacturing Standards Association (AEMSA) sends letter urging Congressional leaders to exclude Cole-Bishop amendment from 2018 federal spending bill (because it requires FDA to issue a Final Rule for “a product standard for vapor products” “to include but not limited to” “characterizing flavors” and “batteries” by January 2021, which could […]