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…

FDA Steps Up Scrutiny of E-Cigarette Industry

Manufacturers told to submit plans describing how they’ll address the issue of underage e-cigarette use By NACS Online – October 15, 2018   In another round of scrutiny over electronic cigarettes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued letters of inquiry to 21 manufacturers of e-cigarettes following charges that approximately 40 products are being…

UST Regulations Fully in Effect

The 2015 Underground Storage Tank regulation went into effect on October 13th By NACS Online – October 17, 2018   Three years ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued an update to the Underground Storage Tank (UST) regulation and the state program approval regulation in the Federal Register. The revisions strengthened the 1988 federal UST…