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For Your Information: October 22, 2004
The Contact Lens Rule (16 C.F.R. Part 315) and the Eyeglass Rule (16 C.F.R. Part 456)

The Federal Trade Commission staff today took action to increase the effectiveness of and compliance with the Contact Lens and Eyeglass Rules. More...


For Release: October 22, 2004
FTC Updates its Online Summary of Telemarketing Fraud and Abuse Enforcement Actions

The Federal Trade Commission today issued its sixth quarterly announcement summarizing the agency’s continued enforcement against telemarketing fraud and abuse. More...


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Announced Action for October 22, 2004

The Federal Trade Commission’s annual report on cigarette sales and advertising shows
the six largest cigarette manufacturers spent $12.47 billion on advertising and promotional expenditures in 2002, an 11 percent increase from the $11.22 billion spent in 2001. More...


For Release: October 22, 2004
Founder of Mark Nutritionals Agrees to Entry of $155 Million Judgment Against Him

Judgment Would Settle FTC Charges That Harry Siskind Lied About His Net Worth To Avoid Penalties For Violating Federal Law

Harry Siskind, former President of Mark Nutritionals, Inc., the now defunct maker of Body Solutions Evening Weight Loss Formula, has agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission that he falsified his financial statements in an effort to hide assets from the Commission and to obtain a more favorable settlement to a lawsuit filed against him by the FTC. More...


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