December 1, 2015

By Lena Bilik The 2015 Culture of Health Prize has been awarded to eight U.S. communities that are successfully building a culture of health. These communities have expanded the definition of health beyond medical care and treatment and are transforming their environments to promote health and safety for all. They’re …

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. …

November 17, 2015

In November 2014, we posted our state preemption predictions for the 2015 legislative sessions. We based our predictions on the history of state preemption strategy and on trends in preemption legislation filed or adopted in 2014 and earlier. We also considered past experience with industry lobbyists and front groups, as …