Following the lead from neighboring Minneapolis, the St. Paul (MN) City Council last week approved a measure prohibiting the sale of mint, wintergreen and menthol
tobacco products. Minneapolis already has similar prohibition in place. Retailers will have until November 2018 to comply with the ordinance. For full details, read the Star
The Convenience Distribution Association (CDA), formerly AWMA, is the trade organization working on behalf of convenience products distributors in the United States. Its distributor members represent more than $92 billion in U.S convenience product sales, serving a wide variety of small retail formats. Associate members include leading convenience product manufacturers, brokers, retailers, suppliers and others allied to the industry.