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[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

[Illinois] Philip Morris Light-Tobacco Case’s $10.1 Billion Award Alive

A three-judge panel yesterday reinstated the 2003 verdict, agreeing with plaintiffs’ lawyer Stephen Tillery that new evidence ... in 2008, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said it had never addressed the use of those terms and rescinded its 1966 guidanc
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Apr 30, 2014 11:02

Legislators Pressure the FTC and FDA to Regulate E-Cigarette Advertising and Marketing

On April 7, 2014, legislators from California, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa and Massachusetts wrote joint letters to the head of the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) and the Food and Drug Administration (the “FDA”). The legislators’ letters urged the
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 28, 2014 19:20
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Schumer Calls on FTC to Ban E-Cig Marketing to Children

E-cigarettes usage among middle- and high school-children has doubled from 2011-2012 and Senator Chuck Schumer is proposing legislation to prevent companies from marketing these products to children. The numbers come from the Center for Disease Control.
The Epoch Times
added Mar 9, 2014 21:14

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
added Dec 8, 2013 01:18

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
added May 23, 2013 12:02

Regulators Eye Crackdown On Rising Use Of Tobacco Discounts ($$)

Tobacco companies are relying more on pricing discounts to sell cigarettes, the Federal Trade Commission reported Tuesday, a practice experts say may be the next target of regulators and lawmakers under increasing pressure from public health advocates to
added May 23, 2013 03:40

Tobacco Advertising, Promotion Rises

FTC release new reports on cigarette, smokeless tobacco marketing
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added May 22, 2013 20:24

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

Cigarette Marketing Increases as Tobacco Use Declines

Cigarette volumes have been declining for several years, but that has not stopped tobacco companies from opening their wallets for advertising and promotion dollars. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the largest cigarette companies spent $
Convenience Store News
added May 22, 2013 19:47
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