Headlines Tagged with FTC — 534 headlines found
Despite a rising onslaught of health warnings, Big Tobacco is muscling up with the marriage of two industry giants, the rise of e-cigarettes and increasing pricing power, even in the face of a long-term decline in cigarette sales.
Aug 1, 2014 NASDAQ
added Aug 4, 2014 11:26
In its merger document, Reynolds says the deal would produce $800 million in cost savings...Expect the FTC to stick to the economics, which will be great for the tobacco companies, and their investors. The customers are on their own.
Jul 16, 2014 TIME Magazine
added Jul 16, 2014 21:52
Chris Wickham, an analyst at Oriel Securities, talks about a possible purchase of Lorillard Inc. by Reynolds American Inc, the producer of Camel cigarettes
Jul 11, 2014 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 16, 2014 21:23
clears a path for a new wave of litigation against the tobacco industry over its use of the terms "light" and "low tar" in advertisements, proving recent evidence that the Federal Trade Commission never explicitly authorized the use of the terms can carry
Apr 30, 2014 Law360
added Apr 30, 2014 22:58
[Illinois] SHARON PRICE and MICHAEL FRUTH, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated v. PHILIP MORRIS, INCORPORATED, Defendant-Appellee (PDF)
Although it is true that the court may well have reversed the judgment on other grounds, it would not have done so without considering the merits of those issues. We find that granting relief from judgment has the effect of reinstating the proceedings wit
Apr 29, 2014 Illinois Courts
added Apr 30, 2014 11:25
[Illinois] Korein Tillery Wins Appellate Victory That Reinstates Historic $10.1 Billion Verdict Against Cigarette-Maker Philip Morris
In December, 2008, Korein Tillery sought to re-open the case based on a decision by the United States Supreme Court where the FTC submitted, and the Court relied on, evidence showing that the FTC never authorized Philip Morris’s use of the disputed terms.
Apr 29, 2014 PR Web
added Apr 30, 2014 11:14
A three-judge panel yesterday reinstated the 2003 verdict, agreeing with plaintiffs’ lawyer Stephen Tillery that new evidence ... in 2008, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said it had never addressed the use of those terms and rescinded its 1966 guidanc
Apr 30, 2014 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Apr 30, 2014 11:02
On April 7, 2014, legislators from California, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa and Massachusetts wrote joint letters to the head of the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) and the Food and Drug Administration (the “FDA”). The legislators’ letters urged the
Apr 28, 2014 Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 28, 2014 19:20
E-cigarettes usage among middle- and high school-children has doubled from 2011-2012 and Senator Chuck Schumer is proposing legislation to prevent companies from marketing these products to children. The numbers come from the Center for Disease Control.
Mar 9, 2014 The Epoch Times English Version
added Mar 9, 2014 21:14
“By presenting ads that resemble editorial content, an advertiser risks implying, deceptively, that the information comes from a non-biased source.” The law gives the FTC the power to police deceptive advertising and marketing, a power that it routinely d
Dec 6, 2013 Reuters
added Dec 8, 2013 01:18