Not all stores are phasing out tobacco products:189 of its 488 sites continue to sell them, according to The Street. Many Costco shoppers, especially in low-tax states like Virginia, buy cigarettes in bulk to resell on the black market, a practice that has dragged the retailer into crime-fighting operations.
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Does Costco sell tobacco products?
The move is likely to shake things up for convenience stores, many of which purchase tobacco products wholesale from Costco鈥檚 business center warehouses. Still, the wholesaler says it doesn鈥檛 expect tobacco products to be completely gone 鈥渁nytime soon鈥?and 189 of its 488 locations still sell tobacco.
How many Dollar General locations still sell tobacco?
Still, the wholesaler says it doesn鈥檛 expect tobacco products to be completely gone 鈥渁nytime soon鈥?and 189 of its 488 locations still sell tobacco. The news should be a boon for Dollar General, which does sell tobacco products and which benefited from the announcement by CVS in 2014 that it would stop selling all tobacco products.
Is it illegal to sell tobacco in Canada without a stamp?
Subject to certain limited exceptions, cigarettes and fine cut tobacco sold in packages without a legal ON DUTY PAID CANADA DROIT ACQUITT tobacco stamp are illegal. For example, cigarette packages with a peach-coloured federal stamp may be sold at authorized duty鈥慺ree stores.
What’s happening to the tobacco industry?
In another blow to the tobacco industry, most U.S. Costco locations have quietly stopped selling tobacco products, and the wholesale retail giant will continue phasing out sales at more stores around the country.