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ARCHIVE: The Quiet Victory of the Cigarette Lobby: How It Found the Best Filter Yet—Congress

Had it not been for Congress, the FTC, which is charged with preventing unfair and deceptive trade practices, would have required a warning both on cigarette packages and in cigarette advertising. The effect of the advertising regulation is what the cigar
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 06:12

FTC Releases 2014 Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Sales and Marketing Expenditures Reports

The number of cigarettes sold by the largest cigarette companies in the United States to wholesalers and retailers in the U.S. declined from 256.7 billion in 2013 to 253.8 billion in 2014, according to the most recent Federal Trade Commission Cigarette R
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:39

Tobacco product placement and its reporting to the Federal Trade Commission [FREE FULL TEXT]

However, the discrepancies identified in this memorandum, both before and after 1988, along with the persistence of tobacco imagery and brand display on screen, suggest that FTC needs to be more aggressive in enforcing reporting of tobacco product placeme
added Jul 15, 2016 02:52

Tobacco companies only reported about half their product placement in movies to FTC

This information illustrates the need for the FTC (and FDA) to act to at the very least ensure accurate reporting and to make sure that movies (and other entertainment media like video games) are not being used to engage in subliminal advertising for tob
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:47

FTC Reports Tobacco Marketing Steady, Exceeds $9 Billion – Efforts to Fight Tobacco Use Must Intensify

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 25, 2016 05:33

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

UPDATED: FTC approves Reynolds-Lorillard deal

Reynolds American Inc.’s plans to divest four traditional and one electronic cigarette brands proved enough to narrowly win Federal Trade Commission approval of its $27.4 billion megadeal for Triad rival Lorillard Inc.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 27, 2015 02:36
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