Vermont Becomes The 12th State In The U.S. To Ban The Sale Of Elephant Ivory & Other Parts Of Imperiled Species

Governor Phil Scott signed H.99 (ACT 169) into law last week, making Vermont the 12th state in the nation to ban the trade of imperiled wildlife parts. The new law goes into effect on January 1, 2022. State bans are critical to ending demand…

As e-cigarette makers face critical September 9 deadline, leading health groups urge FDA not to allow sale of any flavored products

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 10, 2020 — As manufacturers of e-cigarettes and certain other tobacco products face a September 9, 2020, deadline to apply to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to keep their products on the market, six leading public health… Advisories…

As e-cigarette makers face critical September 9 deadline, leading health groups urge FDA not to allow sale of any flavored products

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 10, 2020 — As manufacturers of e-cigarettes and certain other tobacco products face a September 9, 2020, deadline to apply to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to keep their products on the market, six leading public health… Advisories…

Breaking! New York State Senate Passes Bill Banning The Sale Of Dogs, Cats, & Rabbits In Retail Pet Stores; Bill Now Moves To The Assembly For Vote

The sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits in retail pet stores is one step closer to being banned in New York State. On Tuesday, the New York State Senate passed Bill SB4234, which prohibits the sale of dogs, cats, and rabbits by…

Breaking! New Lawsuit Filed By ALDF Combats Sham Rescue Groups Who Are Still Selling Puppies Despite ‘Retail Pet Sale Ban’ In CA

Animal Legal Defense Fund announced that a settlement agreement has been reached with the Animal Kingdom pet store in a high-profile lawsuit over a puppy laundering scheme to unlawfully circumvent the California “retail pet sale ban” — a law that…

Urgent Call To Action To Stop The Yulin Dog Meat Festival That Is Scheduled To Begin June 21st Despite Ban On The Sale Of Dog Meat

The dog meat trade tragically exists throughout China, but the annual Lychee and Dog Meat Festival in Yulin epitomizes the suffering and brutality of this cruel industry. However, a recent change in the way dogs are classified in the country gives…