August 15, 2016

The Michigan Daily August 10, 2016 by Brian Kuang and Ishi Mori The recently approved city ordinance raising the minimum age of tobacco purchase to 21 in Ann Arbor has been met with a cold reception from local business owners directly impacted by the law. At last week’s City Council meeting, about a …

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 23, 2015

The Lund Report November 20, 2015 by Chris Gray Multnomah County has come good on a promise it made to the Oregon Legislature if it failed to pass legislation this summer requiring businesses to have a license before selling tobacco. A new county ordinance passed last week will become law next …

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 …