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[North Carolina] Reynolds, subsidiary request dismissal of marketing claims lawsuit

The response was filed Wednesday....The lawsuit likely boils down to which federal regulatory agency, the FDA or the Federal Trade Commission, has authority over the Santa Fe marketing claims. The FDA warning came about a month after Santa Fe launched a n
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 18, 2015 15:04
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The FTC Is Launching an E-Cig Market Study to Figure Out How Vapes Are Sold

a full survey of the industry's marketing and sales would probably be a first step toward new regulations, whether they come from the FTC, Food and Drug Administration, or Congress. We know that small vape companies, for instance, have overtaken big toba
Vice.com
added Oct 21, 2015 00:22
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ANALYSIS OF AGREEMENT CONTAINING CONSENT ORDER TO AID PUBLIC COMMENT (PDF)

Reynolds must divest a substantial set of assets to Imperial Tobacco Group plc.... The Consent Agreement has been placed on the public record for 30 days to solicit comments from interested persons. Comments received during this period will become part of
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 03:10
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Dissenting Statement of Commissioner Joshua D. Wright In the Matter of Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. (PDF)

that is not our role. There is no legal authority for the proposition that the Commission can prophylactically impose remedies without an underlying violation of the antitrust laws. And there is no legal authority to support the view that the Commission
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 02:53
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U.S. cigarette makers boost discounts as smokers turn away

Cigarette companies are boosting the money they spend on giveaways and similar promotions in the United States as they attempt to pitch to a declining pool of cigarette smokers. The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which has periodically put out a report o
Reuters
added May 22, 2013 12:13
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Petition Demands Stop to Big Tobacco's Social Media Deception

These posts are seen and shared globally by young people...they've been coordinated by major tobacco companies,(www.takeapart.org) and the message they're designed to convey is an old one: Smoking is cool; start, then don't stop.
American Family Physician
added Aug 28, 2018 05:03
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FDA and FTC Take Welcome Action Against Some Kid-Friendly E-Cigarette Products and Should Build on It with a Proactive, Comprehensive Effort

the FDA must address kid-friendly products that were on the market prior to August 2016...The FDA has the legal authority to prevent the introduction of kid-friendly e-cigarettes and to remove existing kid-friendly products from the market. Only by using
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 7, 2018 14:28
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FDA, FTC Say E-Cig Liquids Can't Resemble Children’s Foods ($$)

warned 13 e-cigarette companies that their e-liquids closely resemble children's food such as apple juice and candies, in violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. Companies including Drip More LLC, 7 Daze LLC and Elite Vaporworks are packagi
Law360
added May 6, 2018 18:07
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[New York] Feds Asked To Investigate E-Cig Companies For Kid-Focused Advertising

The Federal Trade Commission is taking public comments on a proposed study of the e-cigarette industry, and Comptroller Scott Stringer wants the agency to look into e-cig makers marketing their noxious wares to kids. In his testimony to the commission, t
The Gothamist [Blog]
added Jan 18, 2016 21:35
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Reynolds American wins U.S. antitrust approval to buy rival Lorillard

The deal presented antitrust enforcers with a dilemma: Their mandate is to prevent higher prices because of mergers, but U.S. public policy aims to make cigarettes more expensive to discourage smoking.
Reuters
added May 27, 2015 02:45
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