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 Latest C-Store Industry News

WeCardUnder21signNewRetailers testify against 21 tobacco purchase age at Schenectady County Legislature hearing
 Stewart's Shops opens newly built store on site of its very first ice cream shop
GMOFederal GMO labeling bill wins final congressional approval, sent to Obama's desk
QuickChekLogo4Color2016sqQuickChek Corp. named 'Chain of the Year' by Convenience Store Decisions
NacsCapitolLogoAction Alert: Let Congress know you oppose move to repeal Durbin swipe fee reforms
minwageAppellate court upholds constitutionality of Cuomo's Fast Food Minimum Wage
FuelNYlogoCuomo: $12 million in state funding available for gas station backup generators downstate
AmypicNYACS Vice President Amy Baldovin inducted into NY Convenience Store Hall of Fame
SNAPsqSpeak up! Tell Congress not to let USDA disqualify convenience stores from accepting SNAP
firesupNYS to partially lift fire suppression mandate for gas stations effective 10/3/16
minwageDramatic increases in NYS minimum wage approved by Governor Cuomo, Legislature
calorieBoard2FDA menu labeling mandate compliance date extended into 2017
gaspumpSeneca Indian gas station would cost >$1.6 million per year in lost taxes: NYACS
gaspumpSeneca Indian gas station in Niagara Falls a 'poke in the eye' to local retailers: NYACS
Common Sense Menu Labeling legislation passes House; Senate is next
Smokeless'Banning' flavored tobacco products would just shift sales to unregulated sources
minwageGov. Cuomo's schedule for increasing New York's minimum wage is unsustainable
Skimming deviceStatewide inspections find payment card skimming devices on 6 gas pumps
dec logo1-Year phase-in of UST Operator Training requirement begins; know your responsibilities
SchneidermanAGpicnewKingpin of huge cigarette smuggling ring nailed by A.G. Schneiderman on 198 counts
License2015New DMV brochure familiarizes retailers with security features of redesigned driver's license 
leaky bucketNew York still has most severe cigarette smuggling in the nation, says Mackinac Center
StateCapitolphotoAbout Convenience PAC, the vehicle through which NYACS supports candidates for state office
Local Issues
air servTown of Hempstead wants gas stations to give away tire inflation services for free
microbeadsPersonal care products containing microbeads banned by 3 Western NY counties
K2New York City Council OKs penalties for retailers selling synthetic marijuana
Fatal shooting on Rochester street, let's blame a convenience store
plasticbagTo keep up with Rwanda, New Paltz bans retailers from giving shoppers plastic carryout bags