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Boston C-Store Retailers Protest Flavored Tobacco Ban, And More…

Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 05:08 pm

Convenience Store News In Brief…

Members of the Boston Convenience Store Owners Association (BCSOA) recently rallied outside Boston City Hall to protest a citywide ban on the sale of flavored tobacco products. The protest followed a Boston Public Health Commission vote to raise the minimum age for buying tobacco to 21 years old and restricting sweet nicotine sales to retail stores with lone accessibility to adults. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh supports the bill. With fewer choices for one-stop shopping, the group warned that customers may go to neighboring communities for tobacco purchases…

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