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The FTC is asking the Office of Management and Budget for clearance to study sales, marketing, and expenditures in a complex new industry whose products have attracted a lot of attention. The proposed subject: e-cigarettes.
Tobacco companies Reynolds American Inc. and Lorillard Inc. agreed to divest four cigarette brands to Imperial Tobacco Group to settle FTC charges that their proposed $27.4 billion merger would likely be anticompetitive. The order requires Reynolds to divest to Imperial four...
By staff of the Federal Trade Commission (1) I. Introduction
MEMORANDUM TO: Potential Cigarette Manufacturers or Importers FROM: Division of Advertising Practices Federal Trade Commission United States Government Federal Trade Commission Washington, D.C. 20580 March 21, 2011
Under this Act, the Commission is empowered, among other things, to (a) prevent unfair methods of competition, and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce; (b) seek monetary redress and other relief for conduct injurious to consumers; (c) prescribe trade regulation rules...
The Cigarette Act, as amended by the Comprehensive Smoking Education Act of 1986 and the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act (see below), currently requires manufacturers, packagers, and importers of cigarettes to place one of four statutorily-prescribed health-related warnings on...
The amount spent on cigarette advertising and promotion by the largest cigarette companies in the United States rose from $8.05 billion in 2010 to $8.37 billion in 2011, due mainly to an increase in spending on price discounts, or discounts paid to cigarette retailers or wholesalers in order to...

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