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Juul MDOs rescinded

FDA action means pre-market applications return to under review status.

News from Ohio

Tax Department Updates

Cigarette dealer license renewals and premium cigar tax adjustment

Issues & Advocacy

News from Ohio

Court rules preemption law is unconstitutional.

Workers' Comp & Safety

News from Sedgwick

Warehousing has seen employment growth, but that has brought with it an increase in employee injuries.

News from Washington

Final overtime rule filed

Rule expands overtime pay by increasing the salary thresholds effective July 1, 2024

Issues & Advocacy

News from Ohio

Court grants TRO blocking preemption law from taking effect.

Industry News

Consumer snack trends

C-Sore News highlights five key takeaways from CDA Marketplace 2024

News from FDA

Tobacco products database

FDA launched a searchable database of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, that may be legally marketed in the United States.

Industry News

Fallout from tobacco ban

Massachusetts task force details fallout from state flavored tobacco ban

Industry News

Vapor Category News

Senators reach out to c-store chains and wholesalers about unauthorized vapor product sales.

News from FDA

Civil money complaints issued

Agency emphasizes it will continue to take actions against mfgs, distributors and retailers for unauthorized e-cigarette sales.

Issues & Advocacy

News from Ohio

Legislation introduced to begin state income and commercial activity taxes elimination discussion.

Workers' Comp & Safety

News from Sedgwick

Safety Series webinars, identifying and reporting suspected fraud claim, and other insights from Sedgwick.

News from FDA

Court decision and FDA MDOs

Federal court grants permanent stay of enforcement on marketing denial order for Vuse, and FDA issues additional marketing denial orders on other e-cigarette products.

News from Ohio

Ohio Department of Taxation

Commercial activities tax and cigarette license renewal date changes coming in 2024.

Issues & Advocacy

News from Ohio

Legislation, what employers should know about Ohio's new recreational marijuana law, and OWMA shares rules and audits comments with Tax Department.

Issues & Advocacy

Local Issues and Ordinances

Resources to prepare for the Columbus flavored tobacco/vapor sales ban, effective January 1, 2024.

Workers' Comp & Safety

News from Sedgwick

Understanding and reducing the risk of workplace musculoskeletal disorders injuries.

News from FDA

Youth Tobacco Survey

The 2023 national survey results show that fewer high schoolers are using tobacco and e-cigarettes, with slight increase among middle school students.

Industry News

Vapor Category News

NJOY brings litigation against illicit disposable vapor manufacturers.

News from Washington

Issues of Interest

Tobacco Tax Equity Act and Department of Labor Overtime Rules

News from FDA

Resource Center: Menthol/Flavors

FDA advances proposed product standards banning menthol and flavors to step #8 of the 9-step rule making process.

Issues & Advocacy

State and Local Updates

Bill introduced to increase penalties for underage sales, and updates on local activity.

We Card Awareness

September 2023

We Card Awareness Month focuses on important reminders and resources to prevent underage tobacco and vapor sales.

Conference Thank You

Pictures and Event Recap

It was a great year to be at the Midwest Wholesale Distributors Conference!

News from FDA

Warning letters issued

Online retailers warned to stop selling illegal e-cigarettes resembling characters, school supplies, toys and drinks.

Workers' Comp & Safety

OSHA news from Sedgwick

OSHA National Emphasis Program focuses on reducing and preventing hazards and injuries in warehousing and distribution centers.

MWDC 2023

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2023 conference! Pictures and full recap coming soon!

News from FDA

Resource Center: Menthol/Flavors

FDA plans to release the final draft rule in August 2023 to ban the legal sale of menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars through licensed, regulated businesses.

News from Washington

Credit Card Competition Act

Reducing credit card swipe fees would benefit all businesses and consumers.

News from Washington

FDA Food Safety

FDA food traceability rule updates

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