HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - June 1, 2016) - Following the Federal government's announcement on World No Tobacco Day (May 31) to hold a consultation period on plain packaging for tobacco products, Mike Hammoud, President of the Atlantic Convenience Stores Association, is available to speak with media and share his insights on the impact that this policy could have on convenience store owners and retailers. Convenience stores represent thousands of jobs in Atlantic Canada, providing millions to the regional economy.

WHO: Mike Hammoud, President of the Atlantic Convenience Stores Association
WHAT: Impact of plain tobacco packaging on Canadian convenience store retailers
WHEN & WHERE: Interviews are available upon request, by phone or in person in Halifax

Contact Information:

Marie-Emmanuelle Khoury
Torchia Communications
514-288-8290 ext. 214
mekhoury@torchiacom.com

Lauriane Ayivi
Torchia Communications
514-288-8290 ext. 233
lauriane@torchiacom.com