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Minneapolis Bans Flavored Tobacco From C-Stores, And More…

Last updated on July 15th, 2015 at 03:23 pm

Convenience Store News In Brief…

The Minneapolis City Council has voted to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products at convenience stores. Council members in favor of the ban describe it as “a major policy change” and expect it to have a significant effect on young people, as a means to curb youth smoking. Flavored cigars currently can be sold at more than 300 locations, but when the law goes into effect in January that number drops to fewer than two dozen adult-only tobacco shops. The measure also sets minimum prices for both flavored and unflavored cigars at $2.60…

The New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS) says its “Food and Fuel” Fall Conference will be held Sept. 16-17 in Saratoga Springs, New York, bringing together members of NYACS and the Empire State Energy Association. The complete schedule and registration information have been posted at nyacs.org

Champlain Oil of South Burlington, Vermont, will deploy Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s suite of products at its locations across the Northeast. With more than 100 sites in Vermont, New Hampshire and New York, Champlain Oil will use Gilbarco as its exclusive provider of EMV-ready dispensers, CRIND payment terminals, media applications and point of sale technology. Champlain Oil also will roll out Applause TV, a gas pump media and consumer engagement platform that utilizes audio and video content from Verifone Media.

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