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[Florida] Lawsuit Challenges Natural Label on American Spirit Cigarettes

Schlesinger Law Offices is looking to build on a recent string of successful litigation against tobacco companies with the Sept. 30 fraudulent advertising lawsuit brought against Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. and Reynolds American Inc. The lawsuit claims (Daily Business Review)
added Oct 26, 2015 18:57

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request (PDF)

The information sought from those companies would include, among other things, data on annual sales and marketing expenditures. The Commission intends to ask OMB for a three-year clearance to collect this information.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Oct 21, 2015 12:50

FTC seeks input on e-cigarette study

the Federal Register Notice asks for public comment on the need for the study, the kind of data we should collect, and ways to enhance the quality of the information without imposing an undue burden. If you have feedback about what we’ve proposed, file it
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Oct 21, 2015 12:44

FTC plans to study e-cig, vapor data

is wading into the public-health debate involving electronic cigarettes and vaporizers by proposing to study how they are marketed and sold. The agency wants permission from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to collect information from e-cig marke
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2015 09:02

The FTC Is Launching an E-Cig Market Study to Figure Out How Vapes Are Sold

a full survey of the industry's marketing and sales would probably be a first step toward new regulations, whether they come from the FTC, Food and Drug Administration, or Congress. We know that small vape companies, for instance, have overtaken big toba
added Oct 21, 2015 00:22

FTC Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Study of the E-Cigarette Industry

The Federal Trade Commission plans to begin a study of the U.S. sales and marketing of electronic cigarettes, more commonly known as e-cigarettes. To conduct the study, the agency would issue information requests to e-cigarette marketers and would use th
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Oct 20, 2015 23:37

ftc intends to track e-cig sales and marketing

Today we learned the FTC is taking its first steps in that direction to focus on e-cigarettes, just as the Food and Drug Administration has sent final regulations to the White House Office of Management and Budget for review that will give the agency auth
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 20, 2015 23:36

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
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