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CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS, et. al., Petitioners v. PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. et. al., Respondents: REQUEST FOR INVESTIGATIVE AND ENFORCEMENT ACTION TO STOP DECEPTIVE ADVERTISING ONLINE (PDF)

flooding social media with cigarette images may be the single greatest threat to youth perception of tobacco use in the United States today. Evidence from more than 40 countries reveals how these companies deceptively use social media channels to promot
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 27, 2018 15:59
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Companies cease sales of e-liquids with labeling or advertising that resembled kid-friendly foods following FDA, FTC warnings

all 17 manufacturers, distributors and retailers that were warned by the agency in May, have stopped selling the nicotine-containing e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling or advertising resembling kid-friendly food products, such as juice boxes, ca
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Aug 23, 2018 18:33
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[Canada] Toronto's first 'smokeless' condo starts sale ahead federal pot bill

A Toronto developer has begun selling units marketed as the city's first "smokeless" condominium, bucking a trend of businesses looking to cash in on cannabis legalization.
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 11, 2018 00:10
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[Minnesota] PHILLIPS: Changes in attitudes about smoking mostly a result of social engineering

It’s interesting that social engineering, which Americans generally oppose, and restricting individual rights, also detested by Americans, were so effective in turning people against tobacco. The main reason the restrictions were accepted by the America
Bluff Country (MN) Newspaper Group
added Jan 23, 2018 23:58
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The Atlantic Daily: Passing the Presidential Mic

On this day in 1964, a report from the U.S. Surgeon General ...Congress tied the hands of the Federal Trade Commission by forbidding it to proceed with its own plans to apply much more stringent regulations. Had it not been for Congress, the FTC, which i
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 14:57
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[Florida] Lawsuit Challenges Natural Label on American Spirit Cigarettes

"The deceptive nature of the cigarette was recognized by the FTC. They instituted some action but, instead of seeing it through to enforcement, entered into a settlement with an industry that outsmarted them with a voluntary additional label that conveys
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Oct 24, 2015 03:09
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[North Carolina] Reynolds-Lorillard deal to close Friday

Reynolds spokesman David Howard said Monday that the FTC’s 30-day public comment period “does not preclude the companies from proceeding with closing.” Howard expressed confidence Reynolds will be “ready to hit the ground running” with integration starti
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 9, 2015 01:40
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Imperial Tobacco subsidiary receives FTC approval for the transaction with Reynolds American Inc.

the closing of the Transaction is conditional upon formal court approval subjecting ITG Brands, the US affiliate of the Company which will acquire the US cigarette brands, to the obligations of the case.
Imperial Brands (nee Imperial Tobacco) (uk)
added May 27, 2015 03:31
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[Washington] Federal judge says tribal tobacco company owes up to $60M taxes

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled the Yakama Nation’s treaty rights don’t exempt a tribal cigarette manufacturer from having to pay federal tobacco excise taxes. The U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau last year asserted that King Mountain
Yakima (WA) Herald
added Jan 29, 2014 18:44
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[Illinois] LETTER: SWEDA: Letter about tobacco lawsuit didn't mention anti-racketeering ruling

So, when it comes to the tobacco companies’ ongoing light-cigarette scam, Mr. Akin and his organization come down on the side of adjudicated racketeers rather than American consumers.
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Sep 6, 2012 02:29
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