Latest C-Store Industry News
lottery logoNYACS to New York State: Shut down 'Jackpocket' mobile sales of lottery tickets
dec logo1-Year phase-in of UST Operator Training requirement begins; know your responsibilities
dec logoSign up now for Nov. 23 DEC webinar on Petroleum Bulk Storage, Operator Training regs
Skimming deviceGov. Cuomo vows 'crackdown' on gas dispenser, ATM skimming devices
beerglassBrewfestSaratogaNYACS BrewFest 2.0 a sudsy success; read about the craft beers that were sampled
SchneidermanAGpicnewKingpin of huge cigarette smuggling ring nailed by A.G. Schneiderman on 198 counts
SenTimKennedysqState Senator on proposed fire suppression mandate reform: 'We're all gonna die!'
SenTimKennedysqNYACS to State Senator on fire suppression hystrionics: 'You're all wet!'
styrofoamcupBan on Styrofoam food containers in New York City overturned in court
FightFor15$15 Fast Food Minimum Wage plan adopted; Gov. Cuomo calls for $15 across the board 
License2015New DMV brochure familiarizes retailers with security features of redesigned driver's license 
weNYACS Salutes We Card for 20 years of service to New York State retailers
Help wanted picNYACS Trading Post: Member convenience store job listings, stores and equipment for sale, and more
Relief! FDA extends menu labeling mandate effective date to December 1, 2016
StateCapitolphotoNYACS helps block unjustified restrictions on use of e-cigarettes in public places
CO2Commercial buildings must install CO detectors; 1-year transition period permitted
sodasNYACS: Warning labels won't curb obesity, only diet and exercise will
leaky bucketNew York still has most severe cigarette smuggling in the nation, says Mackinac Center
FDAlogoSmoking cessation products can now be sold in convenience stores, wherever cigarettes are sold
StateCapitolphotoAbout Convenience PAC, the vehicle through which NYACS supports candidates for state office
sla logoSLA to Oneida Tribe: No Sales Tax Certificate? No problem, here's your beer licenses!
Local Issues
K2New York City Council OKs penalties for retailers selling synthetic marijuana
Fatal shooting on Rochester street, let's blame a convenience store
styrofoamcupStyrofoam takeout food container ban becomes law in Ulster County
NewburghsealNYACS: Proposed Newburgh tobacco retailing law 'excessive, unfair, confusing, unconstitutional'
plasticbagTo keep up with Rwanda, New Paltz bans retailers from giving shoppers plastic carryout bags
dutchesssealDutchess County government-run gas station idea soundly defeated by legislative committee 
UnionSpringsLet's ban the sale of tobacco altogether, says Mayor of Finger Lakes village of Union Springs
McCoy picAlbany County Executive vetoes bill banning tobacco sales in pharmacies
SNAP logoLearn about SNAP program changes impacting retailers under new Farm Bill       
Visit 'Fuel NY' Initiative Web Site to learn more about the State's gas station backup power program
CalendarCalendar of upcoming trade shows, golf tournaments and other C-store industry events
weDownload 2015 WeCard catalogof tobacco training and reference materials
Retailer Training Programs
Train your employees under New York Lottery's new underage sale prevention program
Access Online Certified Food Safety Training to meet 20-C food service licensing requirements
training graphic sqOnline Tobacco Sales Training to protect your tobacco and lottery licenses