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[New York] James, Stringer Team Up in Rare Appearance Against E-Cigarette Companies

In a rare appearance on Sunday, New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer and New York City Public Advocate Letitia James hosted a joint rally with dozens of advocates, parents and youth to call on e-cigarette companies to stop marketing to children and t
added Jan 18, 2016 21:24

Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 207 / Tuesday, October 27, 2015 / Notices

The FTC seeks public comments on proposed information requests to marketers of electronic cigarettes. These comments will be considered before the Commission submits a request for Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) review under the
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Dec 28, 2015 04:13

Senators Want FTC to Investigate E-Cigarette Flavors

A group of Democratic senators led by veteran children's advocate Ed Markey (D-Mass.) have called on the chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, Edith Ramirez, to investigate liquid nicotine retailers for unfair and deceptive practices.
Broadcasting & Cable online
added Dec 23, 2015 04:52

FTC plans to study e-cig, vapor data

is wading into the public-health debate involving electronic cigarettes and vaporizers by proposing to study how they are marketed and sold. The agency wants permission from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to collect information from e-cig marke
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2015 09:02

In the Matter of REYNOLDS AMERICAN INC., a corporation, and LORILLARD, INC., a corporation. COMPLAINT (PDF)

The Acquisition, if consummated, is likely to substantially lessen competition for the retail sale of cigarettes in the United States in the following ways, among others: by eliminating current and emerging competition between Respondents Reynolds and L
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Jun 20, 2015 16:28


(“Commission”), having reason to believe that Reynolds....has agreed to acquire Lorillard, Inc. (“Lorillard”)...and it appearing to the Commission that a proceeding on this matter would be in the public interest, issues this Complaint, stating the followi
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 03:03

Dissenting Statement of Commissioner Julie Brill In the Matter of Reynolds American, Inc. and Lorillard Inc. (PDF)

I have reason to believe this merger increases both the likelihood of coordinated interaction between the remaining participants in the cigarette market, and the likelihood that the merged firm will unilaterally exercise market power.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 02:48

[Illinois] Decade-old lawsuit in 'light' cigarette case still smoldering

The judge made his ruling in December, and the plaintiffs' attorneys, Korein Tillery of St. Louis, have asked the Illinois 5th District Appellate Court in Mount Vernon for permission to directly appeal the issues that came before Ruth to the Illinois Sup
Illinois River Bend Telegraph
added Jan 26, 2013 05:08

Federal Trade Commission Cigarette Report for 2014 (PDF)

This report is the latest in a series on cigarette sales, advertising, and promotion that the Federal Trade Commission (“Commission”) has prepared since 1967. The statistical tables appended to this report provide information on domestic sales and adv
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:44

Boxer to FTC: Expedite study on e-cigarette advertising

The agency said in January that it was waiting for approval from the White House Office of Management and Budget to study the marketing of e-cigarettes..."I urge you to expedite the study and ask that you specifically solicit information about marketing t
The Hill
added May 13, 2016 18:09
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