Government Shutdown

Most signs indicate that the partial government shutdown will continue into 2019 and into the 116th Congress. Both the House and Senate have canceled votes for the remainder of the week, which means the spending negotiations will take on a new dynamic when Nancy Pelosi takes the helm with the new Democratic majority in the House…

SNAP Benefits Will Continue

The USDA said the federal government shutdown will not impact a retailer’s ability to accept food stamp benefits By NACS Online // January 02, 2019 With the federal government shutdown continuing, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) informed retailers that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits are not affected for…

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…