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FTC Turns Up Scrutiny on Reynolds-Lorillard Deal With Questions on Imperial

Antitrust enforcers are asking detailed questions about business plans and leadership of a third company scheduled to play a key role in Reynolds American Inc.’s proposed $25 billion acquisition of rival Lorillard Inc., underscoring the agency’s wariness
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 31, 2015 09:33
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Report: Reynolds deal set for final FTC review

However, some analysts say it could be a negative sign that the FTC board wants or needs a higher face-to-face comfort level on the antitrust consequences because it is not normal policy at this regulatory stage. The newspaper cited sources familiar with
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 31, 2015 09:29
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[UK, USA] Market Report: Imperial Tobacco slips over last-gasp bid to clinch blockbuster tie-up

will this week meet with members of the Federal Trade Commission in the US, alongside management from American tobacco giants Reynolds and Lorillard. The three are hoping to convince the competition regulator to rubber-stamp the blockbuster tie-up of Rey
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Mar 31, 2015 09:27
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Lorillard (LO) Stock Lower Today as FTC Seeks to Block Reynolds American Merger

Shares of Lorillard (LO - Get Report) are down by 2.12% to $65.01 in pre-market trading on Tuesday morning, as the New York Post reports that the Federal Trade Commission staff is recommending a suit to block the $27 billion merger of the cigarette maker
thestreet.com
added Mar 31, 2015 09:26
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[New York] FTC recommends lawsuit to block $27B cigarette merger

The Federal Trade Commission staff is recommending a suit to block the $27 billion merger of the second- and third-biggest cigarette makers, Reynolds American and Lorillard, a well-placed DC source not working on the case said. The five FTC commissioners
New York Post
added Mar 31, 2015 09:24
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[North Carolina] Report: Reynolds, Lorillard deal set for final FTC review

A pivotal, possibly final, meeting between Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. officials and federal regulators may take place this week, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. The meeting with Federal Trade Commission members could be the last s
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 30, 2015 21:15
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FTC Reports Tobacco Marketing Increased to $9.6 Billion in 2012 – Efforts to Fight Tobacco Use Must Also Intensify

The FTC’s reports are a timely reminder that the tobacco companies are as relentless as ever in marketing their deadly and addictive products, often in ways that entice kids. The huge sums spent on price discounts are especially troubling, making tobacco
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 30, 2015 20:29
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FTC Releases Reports on 2012 Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Sales and Marketing Expenditures

Cigarette Sales Declined, Smokeless Tobacco Sales Increased From 2011 Levels
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:20
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Smokeless Tobacco Report for 2012 (PDF)

Table 1A shows that the total amount of smokeless tobacco sold by manufacturers to wholesalers and retailers rose from 122.74 million pounds in 2011 to 125.50 million pounds in 2012. Sales revenues received by the manufacturers from wholesalers and ret
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:20
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Cigarette Report for 2012 (PDF)

The total number of cigarettes reported sold by the major manufacturers decreased by 5.9 billion units (2.2 percent) from 2011 to 2012. Advertising and promotional expenditures increased during that same period, rising from $8.366 billion to $9.168 bil
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:18
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