Tobacco Compliance: FDA Extends Comment Period

NACS continues to urge retailers to tell the agency how the e-cigarette plan would affect their stores By NACS Online // April 10, 2019 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) effectively banned gas stations and convenience storesfrom selling most flavored electronic cigarettes under its new draft guidance, “Modifications to Compliance Policy for…

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…