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04/05/2018
Multi-State Update on Managed Vision Care Laws Bryan Cave and Associates has recently provided an update on changes to the State Managed Vision Care laws in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Maine, Missouri, Oregon, Texas, Vermont, Vermont and Virginia, as well as 13 others states with existing MVC related laws. The detailed... Read More »
04/05/2018
Some Optical Products Dodge Proposed China Tariff. Others, Not So Lucky. On April 3, 2018, the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) published a proposed list of imported products that it intends to subject to an additional 25% tariff if those products originate from China. The proposed action is the outgrowth of the USTR’s investigation... Read More »
04/04/2018
Prop 65 Updates and More at the 2018 COLA Spring Meeting Register Now for the 2018 COLA Spring MeetingDiscounted room block availability expires April 9 2018 COLA Spring MeetingApril 26–27, 2018Temecula Creek InnTemecula, CA   The importance of maintaining legally sustainable warnings was demonstrated with the recent filing of a Prop 65 Notice of... Read More »
04/04/2018
LPT Division Meeting Updates Now Available The meeting materials are now available for the LPT Division Meeting, held in conjunction with the 2018 Executive Summit. The meeting covered a broad spectrum of topics for members including updates from The Vision Council's Shows, Marketing and Research teams. This published divisional update includes... Read More »
03/30/2018
First Prop 65 BpA Notice of Violation Filed for Optical Product The importance of maintaining legally sustainable warnings was demonstrated with the recent filing of a Prop 65 Notice of Violation against a retailer allegedly selling sunglasses containing BpA. The revised Prop 65 warning language goes into effect on August 31, 2018, affecting those... Read More »
03/29/2018
Reminder: Register Now! 2018 COLA Spring Meeting 2018 COLA Spring MeetingApril 26–27, 2018Temecula Creek InnTemecula, CA  Topics will include: Prop 65 Labeling Update [NEW!]Rick Van Arnam “Weeding through” California’s New Recreational Marijuana Laws Hedley Lawson Danger in the Comfort Zone Mike Karlsrud Sexual Assault & Harassment and the #... Read More »
03/22/2018
The Vision Council’s Eyecessorize campaign, in tandem with Vision Expo, executed a consumer press event Thursday, March 15, at The Standard, East Village hotel’s penthouse in New York. The event attracted 71 media attendees from top-tier outlets like ELLE, Family Circle, Huffington Post, O, The Oprah Magazine, Women’s Wear Daily, Athleisure Mag,... Read More »
03/21/2018
Your Feedback Is Needed! Tim Gels, Chair of the Low Vision Division would like to conduct a conference call open to all Low Vision Division member companies. Please participate in the Doodle Poll to help us select an appropriate date and time for the call. Please contact me at gchavez@thevisioncouncil.org or at (703) 740-1399 should you have any... Read More »
03/21/2018
2018 COLA Spring MeetingApril 26–27, 2018Temecula Creek InnTemecula, CA Topics will include: “Weeding through” California's New Recreational Marijuana Laws Hedley Lawson Danger in the Comfort Zone Mike Karlsrud Sexual Assault & Harassment and the #MeToo Movement Hedley Lawson Continuous Improvement - from the American Society for Quality (ASQ)... Read More »
03/14/2018
The Vision Council has launched a new industry-wide campaign to raise awareness for the programs and services that are elevating our industry. From the market research and resources that drive businesses, to the meetings and events that bring the optical community together, to the consumer education and advocacy campaigns that are raising the tide... Read More »

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