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[Maine] Vaping’s popularity sparks talk of regulation

But to Kreis, the devices’ growing popularity is helping people break decades-long smoking habits. “It’s really turned into quite a big movement,” said Kreis, who opened his store on Market Street in June 2014. “I couldn’t count how many people have com
Portland (ME) Press-Herald
added Jan 10, 2016 15:25
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[New York] EXCLUSIVE: Electronic cigarette ads ‘explicitly’ target kids, NYC Controller Scott Stringer says in letter to FTC

“The same companies that peddled ‘Joe Camel’ and similar, kid-friendly images to an earlier generation are back with new ad strategies"...he’s worried city pension funds, which have investments in e-cigarette companies, could be at risk if the firms are h
New York Daily News
added Dec 25, 2015 03:07
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VIDEO: Imperial Tobacco Seen As `FTC White Knight'

Chris Wickham, an analyst at Oriel Securities, talks about a possible purchase of Lorillard Inc. by Reynolds American Inc, the producer of Camel cigarettes
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 16, 2014 21:23
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FTC Releases Reports on 2011 Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Advertising and Promotion

Amounts Spent Marketing Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco Rose in 2011
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 22, 2013 08:09
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[Africa, South Africa] Appendix I: Additional Domestic and Foreign Misconduct by BAT and RAI’s Wholly-­‐Owned Subsidiary RJ Reynolds Tobacco (PDF)

In 2006, a US federal court found that BAT and RJ Reynolds...unlawfully conspired with other U.S. tobacco companies to defraud the American people about their deadly products.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:30
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[South Africa] FTC Urged to Consider Allegations of British American Tobacco Corruption Before Approving Proposed Merger with Reynolds American

Tobacco-Free Kids detailed allegations made during 2014-2015 by four BAT insiders – two former BAT employees and two former insiders working on behalf of BAT in South Africa – that included bribery of government officials and corporate espionage against c
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:21
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Federal Trade Commission Smokeless Tobacco Report for 2013 (PDF)

The statistical tables appended to this report provide information on domestic smokeless tobacco sales and advertising and promotional activities. Commission staff prepared these tables using information collected, pursuant to compulsory process orders
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Mar 25, 2016 05:32
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FTC Cleared Cigarette Merger Despite Anti-Smoking Agenda ($$)

The proposed settlement will be subject to public comment through June 25, 2015, after which the FTC will decide whether to make the proposed consent order final.
Law360
added Jun 20, 2015 16:21
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What Does The Reynolds-Lorillard Deal Mean For Altria?

It is clear that Reynolds, with a 34% market share as opposed to 28% pre-merger, will be a stronger force to deal with. Since the purchase of cigarettes tend to be an impulsive buy, Reynolds stands to gain plenty from combining its distribution channels,
Forbes
added Jun 8, 2015 18:08
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Reynolds American and Lorillard receive U.S. FTC clearance for proposed merger and related brand divestitures;

(FTC) has voted to accept a proposed consent agreement, authorizing RAI to close its proposed acquisition of Lorillard. The FTC clearance is subject to certain conditions, most of which the companies had previously agreed to as part of the related divest
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 27, 2015 02:22
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