CBD and Cannabis News Update

This week’s CBD and cannabis updates from the U.S. and around the globe By NACS Online // May 20, 2019 ALEXANDRIA, Va.—Each week, NACS brings you a roundup of news and information on cannabis and CBD to help update you on the fast-moving products and their legality. Here are the topics in the news for the…

U.S. Senators Introduce Tobacco 21 Bill

Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Sen. Kaine co-sponsored the federal measure By NACS Online // May 22, 2019 WASHINGTON—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) on Monday joined together on a bill that would put the federal minimum tobacco buying age at 21, the Washington Postreports. The proposal comes as more…

‘Who has this much kombucha?’ Pete’s Fresh Market charts ambitious suburban expansion

By Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz// Chicago Tribune Stephanie Dremonas was about a year out of college when her dad, Pete’s Fresh Market co-founder James “Jimmy” Dremonas, called with a proposition. “He said, ‘Are you done pushing paper?’” said Dremonas, who at the time was working at Mid-America Real Estate Group after graduating from Marquette University with a…

CBD and Cannabis News Update

This week’s CBD and cannabis updates from the U.S. and around the globe  By NACS Online // May 13, 2019 ALEXANDRIA, Va. —Each week, NACS brings you a roundup of news and information on cannabis and CBD to help update you on the fast-moving products and their legality. Here are the topics in the news for…

Walmart Adopts Tobacco 21 Purchase Age

The retail giant also will stop selling certain flavored e-cigarettes as of July 1st By NACS Online // May 09, 2019 BENTONVILLE, Ark.—Walmart has announced it will raise the minimum age to 21 to purchase tobacco products across all U.S. stores starting July 1st, Reutersreports. The retail giant’s move follows those of drugstore chains Walgreens…

“Summer” Gas Requirement in Southeast Michigan

The Michigan Motor Fuels Quality Act limits the vapor pressure (evaporative tendencies) of the gasoline sold or dispensed in Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne counties from June 1st through September 15th each year to not more than 7.0 pounds per square inch (MCL 290.650d). If your firm dispenses or delivers…

Another C-Store Consolidation Takes Shape

The trend is expected to continue as the industry grapples with the cost of growth By NACS Online // April 22, 2019 BUFFALO, N.Y.—Consolidation continues in the convenience store industry and isn’t expected to abate anytime soon, the Buffalo Newsreports, pointing to Noco Energy Corp.’s planned sale of 33 Noco Express c-stores and gas stations…

UNFI Accelerates Supervalu Integration, Names National Leadership Team

By The Shelby Report United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) said April 22 that in order to accelerate its integration of Supervalu into one organization, it now will operate under a national UNFI leadership team. UNFI says the change will advance its execution of its long-term strategic objectives and short-term synergy, revenue and EBITDA growth objectives. UNFI completed the acquisition…