FDA Seeks E-Cigarette Ban

NACS urges its members to contact the agency regarding its ban of certain e-cigarette products sold at convenience stores By NACS Online // November 12, 2018   ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expected to announce this week a sweeping ban on the sales of certain e-cigarette products at convenience…

Chicago Files Suit Against Online E-Cig Companies

Lawsuits says that the companies are selling product to underage Chicagoans By NACS Online // November 14, 2018   CHICAGO – The Windy City filed suit against eight online sellers of electronic cigarettes yesterday, fulfilling a campaign promise made by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Chicago Tribunereports. The re-elected mayor said the online retailers are selling…

Minneapolis Could Revamp Healthy Food Ordinance

City requirements on healthy food may change, taking cultural preferences into account By NACS Online // November 20, 2018   MINNEAPOLIS – In 2014, a Minneapolis ordinance required grocery stores, corner shops and c-stores to stock a variety of healthy foods from 10 categories. The goal of this “staple foods” ordinance? Help consumers who don’t…