NACS Grassroots – TAKE ACTION NOW!

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This spring, the FDA proposed effectively banning c-stores from selling e-cigarettes in their effort to crack down on youth access. However, the data is clear that convenience stores aren’t the problem. The most common retail source of e-cigarettes to minors is the Internet. Yesterday, the Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act was introduced…

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We Card Awareness Month – More important now than ever!

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TO:                  State Convenience, Fuel and Food Association Executives FROM:            Lyle Beckwith DATE:             July 16, 2019 SUBJECT:              We Card Awareness Month – Sept. 2019 I’d like to give you an early planning “heads up” about We Card Awareness Month – September 2019. We Card has a variety communication tools ready for you…

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Complimentary Webinar – Back to School Employee Training, Tuesday August 20 1 PM (hosted by Federated Insurance)

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  Promoting This Educational Offering Please use your experience (and the resources attached if desired- RMA Back to School – Employee Training _8_20_19) to decide how best to promote this webinar to your members. Federated looks forward to continuing to provide your members with valuable risk management tools and insurance products.   Link To Register…

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ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OPINION ON SALE OF HEMP PRODUCTS

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Live 5 News in Greenville, SC announced a recent crackdown by the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) regarding smokable hemp and marijuana (See attached- Smokable hemp pulled from shelves across South Carolina – news article 07 23 19). Recently, SLED obtained an Attorney General’s opinion on this issue. (See attached- Hemp – Attorney General’s Opinion – July 10 2019).  The…

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Risk Management Academy – Registration Now Open!

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Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 2019   Contact:  Lisa Hagenson                Association Risk Management Services                Federated Insurance Companies Phone:    507.455.5118 E-mail:    lmhagenson@fedins.com   Risk Management Academy Registration Now Open!   Federated Insurance is offering complimentary risk management training for all industrieson August 6-8, 2019. Through this valuable session, you will discover methods…

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DHEC Resources

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DHEC has put some useful resources together for the SCACS retailers.  Please see attached and below. New Regulations FAQ found out https://www.scdhec.gov/environment/land-management/underground-storage-tanks/ust-regulation/new-regulations-faq New Regulations FAQ Why were the regulations revised? South Carolina is required by the Federal Regulation to submit an application for state program approval. As part of the state program approval process, the…

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Scholarship Deadline Approaching

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Scholarship Applications are due by June 15, 2019 The scholarships are designed to assist retailer’s employees and /or their families (store managers/store employees-relatives, husband, wife, and children) and suppliers and their hourly office employees with financial help for post-high school education.  Scholarship recipients may attend any qualified post-high school institution of their choice.  The school must…

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