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This is where you’ll find the latest AKTI news.  It includes information about the legislation and regulations we are either proactively introducing to remove knife restrictions or clarify laws or are monitoring to watch for issues that need action. You’ll also find out about the many other educational and information efforts of our organization to promote knives as an essential, valuable tool.

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For the latest news of the sporting knife and tool industry and the greater knife community, check Industry News

South Carolina 2015 Knife Preemption Bills

December 12, 2014

Thanks to Senator Bryant and Representative Pitts for re-introducing bills in South Carolina to enact knife preemption so knife owners do not have to worry about stricter city laws. Help us get it done in 2015!

Blade Show 2015

July 21, 2014

AKTI will be back at the Blade Show in 2015. It’s not too early to book your hotel room.

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.