Health groups want alcohol labels to warn of cancer risk

Consumers and health advocates are pressing for an update on labels established in 1988 By Mark Huffman // https://www.consumeraffairs.com/ // 06/27/2019 A coalition of consumer and public health organizations is asking the U.S. government to change warning labels on alcoholic beverages to tell consumers of potential cancer risks. Alcoholic beverages already carry a warning not…

Convenience Stores Get a Makeover

From kombucha on tap to delivery of snacks, c-stores are adapting to the changing consumer landscape By NACS Online // June 26, 2019 NEW YORK—U.S. convenience stores continue to evolve into more than a place to grab some salty snacks and fill up your gas tank, CNN Business reports. For example, this week, 7-Eleven announced it would…

Register Now for Treasury’s Summer Seminars

The MichiganTreasury routinely hosts free educational seminars throughout Michigan connecting businesses, tax service providers, and other stakeholders with Treasury representatives. These seminars provide an opportunity to learn about important tax processing and tax compliance topics as well as Treasury updates. Our ongoing goal through this outreach program is to enhance communication, foster a culture of taxpayer service, and…

Police ‘Unprepared’ For Pot-Impaired Drivers In Illinois, Law Enforcement Leaders Say

June 19, 2019 // https://herald-review.com/ Illinois law-enforcement officials are “incredibly unprepared” for the potential upswing in impaired driving that could result from legalization of recreational use of marijuana. That view of the impact of House Bill 1438 came from a Chicago-area police officer spearheading a pilot program to develop a roadside chemical test for marijuana.…