Regulation & Legislation

Regulation & legislation news affecting the convenience store industry
tobacco wall
Minneapolis becomes the poster child for retail regulations
Minnesota protest
A rush of rules and bans lays a regulatory minefield for the convenience-store channel
Reynolds American
Innovation a critical focus for reducing harm, executive says
San Francisco
San Francisco puts proposed sales ban on June ballot
The rule would have required retailers to pay overtime to employees earning below $47,476 per year
Gas prices
Operator advertised cash-only price on street sign, omitting higher credit price, lawsuit claims
Class-action lawsuit contends sweetened-beverage tax misapplied
Council loses quorum two hours into public hearing, delays vote .
Cook County soda tax
Decision could determine constitutionality of municipal fundraising efforts