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U.S. pest control industry legislative milestones

September 4, 2019 By
Dig into the archives for legislative milestones that altered the course of the professional pest control industry over the years. Read more»
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Contract tips for navigating attorney fee provisions

June 12, 2019 By
Pest management professionals (PMPs) should review their contracts for all services at least every two years. Within this review process, it is important to consider regulatory, legislative and labeling changes; advertising and marketing programs; and insurance policy changes, among other... Read more»
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Know the law before you hire

June 1, 2017 By
The hiring process can be complicated and time-consuming. State and federal regulations don’t make the task easier; however, following the rules will help protect you and your company from litigation. At the recent National Pest Management Association’s (NPMA’s) 2017 Legislative... Read more»
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Bed Bugs & Society – part 2 of 3

[EDITOR’S NOTE: Our December issue has a special section devoted to bed bugs. Drs. Timothy Gibb, Ameya Gondhalekar and Tyler Gibb were kind enough to make a special contribution to our blog as a tie-in with that issue. Below find part... Read more»
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NPMA updates bed bug state regulations resource

August 31, 2015 By
Earlier this month, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) compiled its database of state-specific bed bug laws and rules into a downloadable PDF. Visit NPMAPestWorld.org/State_Bed_Bug.pdf to download the file. The last time the database was thoroughly updated was in 2013. The compilation will... Read more»
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VPMA celebrates remote trap law

June 4, 2015 By
On June 3, Virginia Governor Terence R. McAuliffe, surrounded by Delegate David Bulova (D – 37th District) and representatives of the Virginia Pest Management Association (VPMA), signed into law House Bill 1516. The bill allows for the use of remote trap... Read more»
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