RI: Support S. 263 & H. 5771 - Tobacco 21
Retailers have been complying with the 2019 federal law that increased the legal age of purchase from 18 to 21 since it was adopted. The Rhode Island General Assembly is working to pass legislation that will codify the same minimum age of purchase into state law. We ask you...
ME: Oppose LD 1550 - Flavored Tobacco Ban
Maine is considering legislation that would ban the legal sale of all flavored tobacco products including menthol cigarettes and mint/wintergreen smokeless. Tell your Representative and Senator why this is poor policy for Maine, your business and your adult customers.
ME: Oppose LD 1423 - Tobacco Tax Increase
Maine is considering a bill that would double the tax on all tobacco products. This policy would drive tobacco sales out of state and grow the existing black market. Encourage your legislators to oppose this tax increase.
RI: Prevent Rhode Island Local Tobacco Laws
Today, in Rhode Island it is illegal for cities and towns to make their own local tobacco laws. All tobacco laws are consistent throughout the state. H.5633 and S.258 would change this and make it possible for 39 different sets of tobacco rules for permitting, product...
CT: Protect Lottery in Convenience Stores
The Connecticut Lottery is very close to being allowed to offer draw games and keno for sale on their website. This is called online lottery. We need to notify legislators that unless certain protections are in place, brick and mortar retailers are fearful...