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[Illinois] $10B Philip Morris Ruling Set To Spark Tobacco Suit Revival ($$)

clears a path for a new wave of litigation against the tobacco industry over its use of the terms "light" and "low tar" in advertisements, proving recent evidence that the Federal Trade Commission never explicitly authorized the use of the terms can carry
added Apr 30, 2014 22:58

Comment Form

Invitation To Comment: 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 unde
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Dec 28, 2015 04:15

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request (PDF)

The information sought from those companies would include, among other things, data on annual sales and marketing expenditures. The Commission intends to ask OMB for a three-year clearance to collect this information.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Oct 21, 2015 12:50

FTC seeks input on e-cigarette study

the Federal Register Notice asks for public comment on the need for the study, the kind of data we should collect, and ways to enhance the quality of the information without imposing an undue burden. If you have feedback about what we’ve proposed, file it
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Oct 21, 2015 12:44

[Illinois] SHARON PRICE and MICHAEL FRUTH, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated v. PHILIP MORRIS, INCORPORATED, Defendant-Appellee (PDF)

Although it is true that the court may well have reversed the judgment on other grounds, it would not have done so without considering the merits of those issues. We find that granting relief from judgment has the effect of reinstating the proceedings wit
Illinois Courts
added Apr 30, 2014 11:25

[Illinois] Korein Tillery Wins Appellate Victory That Reinstates Historic $10.1 Billion Verdict Against Cigarette-Maker Philip Morris

In December, 2008, Korein Tillery sought to re-open the case based on a decision by the United States Supreme Court where the FTC submitted, and the Court relied on, evidence showing that the FTC never authorized Philip Morris’s use of the disputed terms.
PR Web
added Apr 30, 2014 11:14

FTC Reports First Increase in Tobacco Marketing Since 2003, Underscoring Need for Continued Vigilance in Fighting Tobacco Use

It is troubling news for our nation’s health that marketing expenditures for cigarettes and smokeless tobacco increased by nearly four percent to $8.82 billion in 2011, representing the first increase in overall tobacco marketing since 2003.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 22, 2013 19:51

Federal Trade Commission Cigarette Report for 2009 and 2010 (September 2012) (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.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Sep 21, 2012 16:38

[Africa, South Africa] CTFK Letter to the FTC (PDF)

We are writing to urge the Commission to ensure that its evaluation of the proposed merger between British American Tobacco, Plc. (BAT) and Reynolds American, Inc. (RAI) takes into account recent evidence of widespread corrupt and anti-­‐competitive cond
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:27

Despite declining smoking rates, tobacco firms doing just fine / Tobacco sales overseas are booming

If it looks like tobacco companies are withering away, they aren't. Stock in tobacco companies remains strong on Wall Street. The tobacco companies have simply found ways to diversify and adapt. First, American tobacco companies have looked beyond U.S.
Consumer Affairs
added Mar 25, 2016 13:55
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