2015 Legislative Session Ends


Speaking Up

for NY C-Stores

 •  NYACS helps block bill to ban the use of e-cigarettes in public places based purely on conjecture

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 •  NYACS files testimony with Fast Food Wage Board urging restraint, saying leave convenience stores out of it

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Latest C-Store Industry News
horsesqReserve now for 'NYACS Day at the Races' August 5 at Saratoga Race Course
cuomo 3Cuomo convenes 'Wage Board' to bypass Legislature on minimum wage hike for 'fast-food workers'
Ask your member of Congress to lift menu labeling mandate on convenience stores

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Gov. Cuomo nominates Vincent Bradley for State Liquor Authority Chairman
sodasNYACS: Warning labels won't curb obesity, only diet and exercise will
monopmil'Monopoly Millionaires' Club' returns as instant scratchoff ticket
leaky bucketNew York still has most severe cigarette smuggling in the nation, says Mackinac Center
FDAlogoNACS provides guidance to retailers on FDA's New Menu Labeling Rules
minwageNY minimum wage rises to $8.75; higher minimum salary, uniform allowance too
tobaccosign2015-18Cuomo signs liquid nicotine bill; download new red-lettered tobacco warning signs here 
sparklerSparklers legalized in most of New York, but with lots of strings attached
firesupOnce again, gas station fire suppression issue punted by New York State Codes Council
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
rochesterFatal 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 
manvapingNYC Councilman introduces bill to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes, nicotine liquids
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