November 28, 2015

Convenience Store and Fuel News November 25, 2015 By Thomas A. Briant The local regulatory movement against tobacco products began some 26 years ago in 1989 when the city council of White Bear Lake, Minn., became the first city in the country to ban the sale of cigarettes through vending machines. …

August 13, 2015

Convenience Store and Fuel News August 12, 2015 By Thomas A. Briant, NATO Executive Director This year, an increasing number of state legislatures and local city councils and town boards have considered raising the legal age to buy or use tobacco. These proposals have included raising the legal age to either …

June 10, 2015

KRON 4 June 9, 2015 Starting next year, anyone buying tobacco products and electronic smoking devices in unincorporated Santa Clara County must be at least 21 years old. The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed an ordinance on Tuesday that will raise the age to purchase tobacco products from …

February 12, 2013

Big tobacco and health advocates square off over a state bill to let OKC and other cities make tougher anti-tobacco ordinances. Tim Farley February 13th, 2013 Lobbyists and lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle are gearing up for a fight over the repeal of a pre-emption law that would …