NYACS Positions on Tobacco Retailing Issues
l Eliminate the redundant layers of federal/state/local licensing and regulation of tobacco retailing.
l Defend the right of licensed retailers to advertise and sell legal tobacco products to adult customers on their licensed premises.
l Leave regulation of tobacco flavoring, packaging, and vaping products to the FDA.
l After 27 years, increase statutory cigarette minimum markup rates to reflect sharply higher costs of doing business.
l No more tax or fee hikes impacting C-stores and their customers.
NYACS Bill Memos on New York State Tobacco Issues
- NYACS Memorandum in Support of 2009 Minimum Markup Bill
- NYACS Memorandum in Support for Underage Possession Law
- NYACS Memorandum in Opposition to NYS Flavored Cigarette Ban
- NYACS: 'Mock Convenience Store' a Smear Job