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FTC Putting Updated, Clarified Labeling Rules Into Effect ($$)

is amending a number of rules under the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act, which protects consumers from false and deceptive packaging, including updates to businesses' information, weight conversions and price information found on product labels, the agenc
added Sep 28, 2015 22:02

FDA Warns Tobacco Cos Over 'Additive-Free,' 'Natural' Claims ($$)

marked the first time the FDA has used its authority under the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act of 2009, which amended the FDCA to grant the agency power to pursue action against tobacco product labeling. In each of the three letters, th
added Aug 27, 2015 21:51

Reynolds gets final OK on deal

The Federal Trade Commission has given final antitrust approval to Reynolds American Inc.'s $29.25 billion purchase of Lorillard Inc. The final regulatory approval comes about nine weeks after the agency's commission voted 3-2 in favor of the megadeal, a
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 5, 2015 13:10

Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment (PDF)

You can file a comment online or on paper. For the Commission to consider your comment, we must receive it on or before June 25, 2015. Write ‘‘Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc.— Consent Agreement; File 141–0168’’
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Jun 20, 2015 16:47
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#613: Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard, Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Jun 20, 2015 16:32

In the Matter of REYNOLDS AMERICAN INC., a corporation, and LORILLARD, INC., a corporation. COMPLAINT (PDF)

The Acquisition, if consummated, is likely to substantially lessen competition for the retail sale of cigarettes in the United States in the following ways, among others: by eliminating current and emerging competition between Respondents Reynolds and L
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Jun 20, 2015 16:28

FTC Cleared Cigarette Merger Despite Anti-Smoking Agenda ($$)

The proposed settlement will be subject to public comment through June 25, 2015, after which the FTC will decide whether to make the proposed consent order final.
added Jun 20, 2015 16:21

[North Carolina] Can Imperial compete with Reynolds and Altria? For Greensboro’s sake, it better

in her written dissent, FTC Commissioner Linda Brill also laid out the perils...Imperial is getting only Reynolds' and Lorillard’s weakest brands — including Winston, Kool, Salem and Maverick--while Reynolds gets Newport, the top-selling menthol cigarette
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Jun 10, 2015 11:42

Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Consent Order To Aid Public Comment: A Notice by the Federal Trade Commission on 06/08/2015

The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent order
Federal Register
added Jun 9, 2015 10:34

What Does The Reynolds-Lorillard Deal Mean For Altria?

It is clear that Reynolds, with a 34% market share as opposed to 28% pre-merger, will be a stronger force to deal with. Since the purchase of cigarettes tend to be an impulsive buy, Reynolds stands to gain plenty from combining its distribution channels,
added Jun 8, 2015 18:08
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