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In the Matter of REYNOLDS AMERICAN INC., a corporation, and LORILLARD, INC., a corporation. COMPLAINT (PDF)

The Acquisition, if consummated, is likely to substantially lessen competition for the retail sale of cigarettes in the United States in the following ways, among others: by eliminating current and emerging competition between Respondents Reynolds and L
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Jun 20, 2015 16:28

[Canada] BILL 57 An Act to Amend the Tobacco Sales Act

Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:... Sale of flavoured tobacco prohibited 2.1 Despite any other provision of this Act, no person shall sell or permit to be sold tobacco that i
Government of New Brunswick (ca)
added May 30, 2015 17:16


(“Commission”), having reason to believe that Reynolds....has agreed to acquire Lorillard, Inc. (“Lorillard”)...and it appearing to the Commission that a proceeding on this matter would be in the public interest, issues this Complaint, stating the followi
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 03:03

Dissenting Statement of Commissioner Julie Brill In the Matter of Reynolds American, Inc. and Lorillard Inc. (PDF)

I have reason to believe this merger increases both the likelihood of coordinated interaction between the remaining participants in the cigarette market, and the likelihood that the merged firm will unilaterally exercise market power.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added May 27, 2015 02:48

[California] SB-24 Electronic cigarettes: licensing and restrictions.(2015-2016)

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH / HEARING DATE: April 15, 2015 / SUMMARY: Extends Stop Tobacco Access to Kids Enforcement Act requirements to the sale of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs), distinct from the definition of tobacco products, and requires enforcement
Official California Legislative Information
added Apr 15, 2015 08:46

Statement from Mitch Zeller

As a result of the expanded COI criteria outlined in Judge Leon’s ruling, each voting TPSAC member was rescreened and four members – Chairman Jonathan Samet, Claudia Barone, Joanna Cohen, and Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin – have resigned or their terms on TPSA
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Mar 6, 2015 12:18

Electronic Cigarettes and the Public Health: Second Public Workshop

March 9 and March 10, 2015 ... The purpose of this workshop is to gather scientific information and stimulate discussion among scientists about electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes). This is the second in a series of three workshops intended to obtain inf
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
added Feb 24, 2015 14:34

[Washington] Gov. Inslee cites new data showing alarming increase in adolescent use of electronic cigarettes

Inslee today released a report that shows Washington’s 8th and 10th grade students use electronic cigarettes, or “vaping,”... “It’s too easy and too cheap for teens to buy and use vaping products. We have to change that. We must have a system in place lik
Office of the Governor (WA)
added Feb 13, 2015 18:05

[Michigan] Gov. Rick Snyder vetoes bills relating to ‘e-cigarettes,' measures do not go far enough, threaten public health

House Bill 4997, Senate Bills 667 and 668 ...would have excluded alternative nicotine products including e-cigarettes from the definition of tobacco products and prohibit them from being regulated as tobacco products under Michigan law.
Office of the Governor Michigan
added Jan 17, 2015 06:32

[UK] Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services in England April 2014 to September 2014 (PDF)

. 207,883 people set a quit date through NHS Stop Smoking Services and at the 4 week follow-up 103,899 people had successfully quit (self-reported)b, 50 per cent of those setting a quit date. . 70 per cent of successful quitters (self-reported)b had t
added Jan 16, 2015 17:36
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