ARLINGTON, Va. -- The National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) here has come out against the proposed Youth Smoking Prevention and Public Health Protection Act, introduced to Congress in June. The legislation would establish federal regulation of the sale of tobacco -- the primary point of contention for the NACS, according to Alison Shulman, director of government relations. Placing tobacco sales under federal jurisdiction will add an unnecessary layer of costly regulatory expense ...

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