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AKTI News

AKTI continually monitors legislation and regulations at the federal level and all 50 states to watch for knife issues that need action. We proactively introduce legislation to remove knife restrictions or clarify law. Check the Action Alert section for Calls to Action and sign up as a Free Grassroots Supporter to receive our emails.


Blade Show 2015

July 21, 2014

Time to Book Hotel Rooms

The American Knife & Tool Institute will be back in Atlanta, Ga., in 2015 for the Blade Show at the Cobb Galleria. Be sure to visit our booth #17. We have arranged a block of hotel rooms for Blade Show 2015 at the Marriott Atlanta Northwest at Galleria.

Atlanta Northwest at Galleria
200 Interstate North Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
(1.7 mi to Cobb Galleria/ 5 minutes)

The AKTI Board meeting will be held at this hotel on Thursday,

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Caution: Knives Sold into California

July 11, 2014

The American Knife & Tool Institute cautions knifemakers and purveyors selling product in California to be aware of potential law suits.


South Carolina 2014 Knife Preemption Bill

February 6, 2014

SC SB 885 would add knife preemption to the existing firearms preemption law to keep cities and towns from passing their own ordinances restricting knife carry.