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Service Faces Backlash Over a Widespread Practice: Selling User Data

The F.T.C. report detailed how some of the companies classify consumers in data-driven social and demographic groups for marketing purposes with labels like...“smoker in the household.” The concern is that such classifications could be used to limit fair
New York Times
added Apr 26, 2017 01:17
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[Africa] Advocacy group wants FTC to oppose BAT-Reynolds deal

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids typically focuses on product regulations. However, the group is urging the Federal Trade Commission to oppose the deal because of what it considered as unsettled “allegations of corrupt and anti-competitive conduct by
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 4, 2017 15:37
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Appendix II: Selected Media Clips on Corruption and Anti-Competitive Allegations against BAT

November 30, 2015 The secret bribes of big tobacco paper trail Daily Mail / November 30, 2015 BBC reports BAT tobacco giant paid bribes in east Africa Forbes / December 1, 2015 An Exceptional Insight into Commercial Bribery Practices at British American T
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:31
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[Africa, South Africa] Appendix I: Additional Domestic and Foreign Misconduct by BAT and RAI’s Wholly-­‐Owned Subsidiary RJ Reynolds Tobacco (PDF)

In 2006, a US federal court found that BAT and RJ Reynolds...unlawfully conspired with other U.S. tobacco companies to defraud the American people about their deadly products.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:30
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[Africa, South Africa] CTFK Letter to the FTC (PDF)

We are writing to urge the Commission to ensure that its evaluation of the proposed merger between British American Tobacco, Plc. (BAT) and Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) takes into account recent evidence of widespread corrupt and anti-­‐competitive cond
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:27
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[South Africa] FTC Urged to Consider Allegations of British American Tobacco Corruption Before Approving Proposed Merger with Reynolds American

Tobacco-Free Kids detailed allegations made during 2014-2015 by four BAT insiders – two former BAT employees and two former insiders working on behalf of BAT in South Africa – that included bribery of government officials and corporate espionage against c
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:21
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BALL: Congratulations, Elizabeth Drew

my friend Elizabeth Drew was inducted into Hall of Fame of the Society of Professional Journalists...Elizabeth reported that while Congress was patting itself on the back and claiming to have acted on the Surgeon General's landmark report on the health ef
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 06:14
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ARCHIVE: The Quiet Victory of the Cigarette Lobby: How It Found the Best Filter Yet—Congress

Had it not been for Congress, the FTC, which is charged with preventing unfair and deceptive trade practices, would have required a warning both on cigarette packages and in cigarette advertising. The effect of the advertising regulation is what the cigar
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 06:12
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Federal Trade Commission Cigarette Report for 2014 (PDF)

This report is the latest in a series on cigarette sales, advertising, and promotion that the Federal Trade Commission (“Commission”) has prepared since 1967. The statistical tables appended to this report provide information on domestic sales and adv
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:44
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FTC Releases 2014 Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Sales and Marketing Expenditures Reports

The number of cigarettes sold by the largest cigarette companies in the United States to wholesalers and retailers in the U.S. declined from 256.7 billion in 2013 to 253.8 billion in 2014, according to the most recent Federal Trade Commission Cigarette R
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:39
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