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BOVARD: The nanny state sets its sights on the stogie set

The proposed anti-cigar regulations are based on the principle that the feds deserve moral and legal authority to prohibit any behavior they decree is harmful. Once this principle is canonized, the government can promulgate new bans on caffeine, junk foo
Washington Times
added May 29, 2015 13:22
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Continued implications of taxing roll-your-own tobacco as pipe tobacco in the USA [FREE FULL TEXT]

states will continue to lose revenue, and smokers who would otherwise quit will continue to have a low-cost alternative product available for purchase. Potential solutions include: (1) US Treasury Department distinguishing between RYO and pipe tobacco bas
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:57
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Use of Tobacco Tax Stamps to Prevent and Reduce Illicit Tobacco Trade — United States, 2014

although the majority of states required low-tech cigarette tax stamps as of January 1, 2014, few were using high-tech stamps, applying stamps to other tobacco products, or working with tribes on stamping agreements. Depending on analytical approaches and
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added May 28, 2015 16:24
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22nd Century Launches Powerful Consumer Marketing Initiative / “Brand Ambassador Program” is a Direct Investment in RED SUN Smokers

Brand Ambassadors will offer special in-store gift certificates to smokers of Marlboro®, Camel® and Natural American Spirit® to afford them the opportunity to try RED SUN’s extraordinary bold taste. RED SUN Brand Ambassadors will work closely with owners
Business Wire
added May 27, 2015 15:15
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Proposed Consent Agreement and Request for Public Comments Subject Category: In the Matter of Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc.

Invitation To Comment: The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices or unfair methods of competition. The Federal Register Notice includes an Analysis to Aid Public Comme
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 09:41
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Reynolds American Inc., and Lorillard, Inc., In the Matter of

CASE TIMELINE
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 03:26
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In the Matter of REYNOLDS AMERICAN and LORILLARD: DECISION AND ORDER [Public Record Version] (PDF)

IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that: A. On the Acquisition Date, Respondent Reynolds shall divest the Combined Cigarette Business, absolutely and in good faith, to Imperial, pursuant to, and in accordance with, the Imperial Divestiture Agreement. The Imperial Dive
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 03:23
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Statement of the Federal Trade Commission In the Matter of Reynolds American, Inc. and Lorillard Inc. (PDF)

Commission has voted to accept for public comment a settlement with Reynolds ...to resolve the likely anticompetitive effects of Reynolds’ proposed acquisition of Lorillard Inc. The settlement will allow the acquisition to move forward, subject to large d
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 03:14
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ANALYSIS OF AGREEMENT CONTAINING CONSENT ORDER TO AID PUBLIC COMMENT (PDF)

Reynolds must divest a substantial set of assets to Imperial Tobacco Group plc.... The Consent Agreement has been placed on the public record for 30 days to solicit comments from interested persons. Comments received during this period will become part of
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 03:10
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COMPLAINT (PDF)

(“Commission”), having reason to believe that Reynolds....has agreed to acquire Lorillard, Inc. (“Lorillard”)...and it appearing to the Commission that a proceeding on this matter would be in the public interest, issues this Complaint, stating the followi
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 03:03
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