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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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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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[North Carolina] Reynolds-Lorillard deal gets FTC clearance

The FTC vote to accept the proposed consent order for public comment was 3-2, with Commissioners Julie Brill and Joshua D. Wright voting "no" and issuing dissenting statements, according to the press release. The public comment period starts Tuesday and
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added May 27, 2015 02:37
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Reynolds-Lorillard Tobacco Merger Gets FTC Clearance

said it was satisfied the divestitures would restore market competition that would have been lost through the merger, with Imperial “positioned to be a sufficiently robust and aggressive competitor” to a combined Reynolds-Lorillard and industry leader Alt
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 27, 2015 02:34
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Illinois Supreme Court revisits lawsuit against tobacco company

The case goes back to the Illinois Supreme Court for a second time when oral arguments are heard Tuesday, May 19, 2015. The proceeding was scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m.
WQAD-TV (Moline, IL)
added May 19, 2015 00:29
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