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The staff of Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Policy Planning, Bureau of Economics, and Bureau of Competition, together with the staff of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, have submitted a letter to California State Assembly Member Jim Wood raising concerns that California...
Republic National Distributing Company and Breakthru Beverage Group announced on April 5 that that they have abandoned their proposed merger.
The Federal Trade Commission has approved a modified order with the marketers of the supersized, high-alcohol malt beverage Four Loko – Phusion Projects, LLC.
La Comisión Federal de Comercio (FTC, por su sigla en inglés) publicó su cuarto importante estudio sobre el cumplimiento de las pautas de autorregulación del sector de bebidas alcohólicas, incluidas las pautas diseñadas para tratar las preocupaciones relacionadas con el acceso de los jóvenes al...
The Federal Trade Commission released its fourth major study on alcohol industry compliance with self-regulatory guidelines, including those designed to address concerns about youth access to alcohol marketing.
“We Don’t Serve Teens,” the national campaign to reduce underage drinking developed by the Federal Trade Commission, is reminding parents and other concerned adults that underage alcohol use creates negative health, social, and economic consequences for adolescents, their families, and their...

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Comment by FTC and DOJ staff in response to invitation from California Assembly Member Jim Wood concerning the likely competitive effects of A.B.1541, a proposal to further restrict contracting between beer manufacturers and beer wholesalers.

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Appended to International Harvester Co., 104 F.T.C. 949, 1070 (1984). See 15 U.S.C. § 45(n).The Honorable Wendell H. Ford Chairman, Consumer Subcommittee Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Room 130 Russell Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510The Honorable John C. Danforth Ranking...
Appended to Thompson Medical Co., 104 F.T.C. 648, 839 (1984), aff’d, 791 F.2d 189 (D.C. Cir. 1986), cert. denied, 479 U.S. 1086 (1987).

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Fans of “Shark Tank” will remember it as one of the show’s most dramatic bidding wars. Charles Yim, CEO of Breathometer, pitched his smartphone-enabled breathalyzer as a way to “help people make smarter and safer decisions” about drinking and driving. All five sharks went for the...
If you’re a stats fan – the kind that can recalculate a pitcher’s ERA before the runner slides across the plate – the release of the FTC’s fourth major study on the alcohol industry offers a wealth of empirical data for your consideration.  Based on information submitted by 14...

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The Federal Trade Commission Act is the primary statute of the Commission.
This Act formally establishes and enhances the Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Prevention of Underage Drinking, of which the FTC is a member.

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