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…

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…

CBD and Cannabis News Update

This week’s CBD and cannabis updates from the United States and around the globe By NACS Online // April 22, 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…

USDA, EPA, FDA Fight Food Waste

Federal interagency strategy focuses on six key areas to reduce food loss and waste throughout 2020 By NACS Online // April 22, 2019 WASHINGTON — Three federal agencies, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), have released a new strategy to fight…

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effectively banned gas stations and convenience storesfrom selling most flavored electronic cigarettes under its new draft guidance, “Modifications to Compliance Policy for…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…