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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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[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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[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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[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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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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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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Lautenberg Introduces Bill to Ban "Light' and Low Tar' Cigarettes

Tobacco Companies to Delay Effect of Recent Court Ruling With Appeal
U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ)
added Sep 8, 2006 00:00
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[District of Columbia] Smokeless tobacco trial begins

Daily Deal
added Sep 5, 2000 00:00
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