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FTC should collect and release detailed information on e-cigarette marketing and promotions

We just submitted the following public comment to the FTC regarding its proposal to monitor e-cigarette marketing. This is not only valualbe in its own right, but would also provide useful information to the FDA should the Obama Administration actually
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 28, 2015 04:00

[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

Senators Want FTC to Investigate E-Cigarette Flavors

A group of Democratic senators led by veteran children's advocate Ed Markey (D-Mass.) have called on the chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, Edith Ramirez, to investigate liquid nicotine retailers for unfair and deceptive practices.
Broadcasting & Cable online
added Dec 23, 2015 04:52

[North Carolina] Reynolds, subsidiary request dismissal of marketing claims lawsuit

The response was filed Wednesday....The lawsuit likely boils down to which federal regulatory agency, the FDA or the Federal Trade Commission, has authority over the Santa Fe marketing claims. The FDA warning came about a month after Santa Fe launched a n
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Dec 18, 2015 15:04

[Florida] Lawsuit Challenges Natural Label on American Spirit Cigarettes

Schlesinger Law Offices is looking to build on a recent string of successful litigation against tobacco companies with the Sept. 30 fraudulent advertising lawsuit brought against Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co. and Reynolds American Inc. The lawsuit claims (Daily Business Review)
added Oct 26, 2015 18:57

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

FTC plans to study e-cig, vapor data

is wading into the public-health debate involving electronic cigarettes and vaporizers by proposing to study how they are marketed and sold. The agency wants permission from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to collect information from e-cig marke
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Oct 21, 2015 09:02

The FTC Is Launching an E-Cig Market Study to Figure Out How Vapes Are Sold

a full survey of the industry's marketing and sales would probably be a first step toward new regulations, whether they come from the FTC, Food and Drug Administration, or Congress. We know that small vape companies, for instance, have overtaken big toba
added Oct 21, 2015 00:22

FTC Seeks Public Comments on Proposed Study of the E-Cigarette Industry

The Federal Trade Commission plans to begin a study of the U.S. sales and marketing of electronic cigarettes, more commonly known as e-cigarettes. To conduct the study, the agency would issue information requests to e-cigarette marketers and would use th
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Oct 20, 2015 23:37
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