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Detailed information and reports on electronic cigarette marketing and sales is essential for understanding the skyrocketing popularity and use of various electronic cigarette products among youth and young adults (PDF)

Electronic cigarette marketing attracts youth and young adults and has contributed to skyrocketing use of these products, as well as poly-use of e-cigarettes along with other tobacco products. E-cigarettes have also contributed to the renormalization o
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 28, 2015 04:04
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FTC Requires Reynolds and Lorillard to Divest Four Cigarette Brands as a Condition of $27.4 Billion Merger (PDF)

According to the FTC complaint, without the divestiture to Imperial, the proposed merger raises significant competitive concerns by eliminating current and emergent, head-to-head competition between Reynolds and Lorillard in the U.S. market for tradition
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 02:31
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Reynolds, Altria Lead Smokers Toward Tobacco's New Era

Despite a rising onslaught of health warnings, Big Tobacco is muscling up with the marriage of two industry giants, the rise of e-cigarettes and increasing pricing power, even in the face of a long-term decline in cigarette sales.
NASDAQ
added Aug 4, 2014 11:26
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SHAFER: What's worse than sponsored content? The FTC regulating it

“By presenting ads that resemble editorial content, an advertiser risks implying, deceptively, that the information comes from a non-biased source.” The law gives the FTC the power to police deceptive advertising and marketing, a power that it routinely d
Reuters
added Dec 8, 2013 01:18
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Appendix II: Selected Media Clips on Corruption and Anti-Competitive Allegations against BAT

November 30, 2015 The secret bribes of big tobacco paper trail Daily Mail / November 30, 2015 BBC reports BAT tobacco giant paid bribes in east Africa Forbes / December 1, 2015 An Exceptional Insight into Commercial Bribery Practices at British American T
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 3, 2017 19:31
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ARCHIVE: The Quiet Victory of the Cigarette Lobby: How It Found the Best Filter Yet—Congress

Had it not been for Congress, the FTC, which is charged with preventing unfair and deceptive trade practices, would have required a warning both on cigarette packages and in cigarette advertising. The effect of the advertising regulation is what the cigar
The Atlantic Monthly
added Jan 12, 2017 06:12
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FTC Releases 2014 Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Sales and Marketing Expenditures Reports

The number of cigarettes sold by the largest cigarette companies in the United States to wholesalers and retailers in the U.S. declined from 256.7 billion in 2013 to 253.8 billion in 2014, according to the most recent Federal Trade Commission Cigarette R
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:39
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Tobacco product placement and its reporting to the Federal Trade Commission [FREE FULL TEXT]

However, the discrepancies identified in this memorandum, both before and after 1988, along with the persistence of tobacco imagery and brand display on screen, suggest that FTC needs to be more aggressive in enforcing reporting of tobacco product placeme
eScholarship
added Jul 15, 2016 02:52
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Tobacco companies only reported about half their product placement in movies to FTC

This information illustrates the need for the FTC (and FDA) to act to at the very least ensure accurate reporting and to make sure that movies (and other entertainment media like video games) are not being used to engage in subliminal advertising for tob
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:47
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FTC Reports Tobacco Marketing Steady, Exceeds $9 Billion – Efforts to Fight Tobacco Use Must Intensify

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 25, 2016 05:33
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