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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
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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
Law360
added Sep 28, 2015 22:02
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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
Law360
added Aug 27, 2015 21:51
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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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[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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[Illinois] Philip Morris Light-Tobacco Case’s $10.1 Billion Award Alive

A three-judge panel yesterday reinstated the 2003 verdict, agreeing with plaintiffs’ lawyer Stephen Tillery that new evidence ... in 2008, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said it had never addressed the use of those terms and rescinded its 1966 guidanc
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Apr 30, 2014 11:02
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Legislators Pressure the FTC and FDA to Regulate E-Cigarette Advertising and Marketing

On April 7, 2014, legislators from California, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa and Massachusetts wrote joint letters to the head of the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) and the Food and Drug Administration (the “FDA”). The legislators’ letters urged the
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 28, 2014 19:20
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Cigarette Marketing Increases as Tobacco Use Declines

Cigarette volumes have been declining for several years, but that has not stopped tobacco companies from opening their wallets for advertising and promotion dollars. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the largest cigarette companies spent $
Convenience Store News
added May 22, 2013 19:47
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Tobacco companies spending less on promotion

Numbers released Friday show cigarette marketing decreased more than 5 percent to $8.05 billion in 2010, the latest year available, compared with a year earlier. Meanwhile, cigarette sales decreased about 3 percent to 281.6 billion cigarettes in the same
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 21, 2012 16:32
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[Africa] Advocacy group wants FTC to oppose BAT-Reynolds deal

The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids typically focuses on product regulations. However, the group is urging the Federal Trade Commission to oppose the deal because of what it considered as unsettled “allegations of corrupt and anti-competitive conduct by
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 4, 2017 15:37
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