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While FDA’s Proposed e-Cigarette Rule is Pending, FTC Mulls Enforcement Action

Ahead of finalizing FDA’s tobacco products “deeming” rule, the FTC considers taking enforcement action against e-cigarette firms for violative advertising, marketing, and sales practices.
National Law Review
added Mar 25, 2015 18:47
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[UK, USA] FTC Ups Scrutiny Of $27.4B Reynolds-Lorillard Merger ($$)

to determine whether...Imperial Tobacco...would be able to sufficiently compete in the U.S....proposed deal is still subject to potentially intense antitrust scrutiny as it consolidates most of the U.S. tobacco market in two major competitors with Altria
Law360
added Mar 15, 2015 00:21
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Reynolds Plays The Waiting Game With The FTC

Reynolds American can trade up to $84 even if the merger is struck down by the FTC. The stock will decline if that happens, but I feel that would be a buying opportunity. If the merger is approved then I believe that this stock must be owned in everyone's
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Feb 19, 2015 12:35
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[North Carolina] Reynolds American cites expenses for decline in net income

pension, merger and legal charges cut its net income nearly in half to $144 million. Diluted earnings were 28 cents a share, down from 54 cents a year ago. When excluding the charges, Reynolds had net income of $466 million, up 12 percent. Diluted earn
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 10, 2015 17:22
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[North Carolina] Here's what Reynolds American's CEO said today about the Lorillard merger

remains "confident" that its $27 billion merger with Greensboro-based rival Lorillard Inc. will close in the first half of this year. CEO Susan Cameron said in an earnings announcement that the Winston-Salem-based company has complied with the Federal Tr
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Feb 10, 2015 17:10
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[Delaware, North Carolina] Regulatory filing discloses new details of Reynolds/Lorillard deal

Lorillard Inc. has provided further insight into negotiations that led it to accept a $27.4 billion offer from Reynolds American Inc. in an attempt to partially settle a shareholder lawsuit filed in Delaware. Lorillard disclosed details of its agreement
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 20, 2015 13:01
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Regulators Asked To Probe CVS' Tobacco-Free Network ($$)

it's worried the pharmacy's stated desire to wean customers off cigarettes is a “smokescreen” to impose higher costs on those who fill prescriptions at rival pharmacies. The American Antitrust Institute requested the U.S. Federal Trade Commission “carefu
Law360
added Nov 11, 2014 10:43
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Reynolds, Altria Lead Smokers Toward Tobacco's New Era

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.
NASDAQ
added Aug 4, 2014 11:26
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SAPORITO: Tobacco Mergers Are Creating a More Efficient Killing Machine

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.
TIME Magazine
added Jul 16, 2014 21:52
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VIDEO: Imperial Tobacco Seen As `FTC White Knight'

Chris Wickham, an analyst at Oriel Securities, talks about a possible purchase of Lorillard Inc. by Reynolds American Inc, the producer of Camel cigarettes
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 16, 2014 21:23
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