Federal Trade Commission

BEFORE THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION: In the Matter of: THE KROGER CO., a corporation

by Derek Thieme August 29, 1979 Federal Trade Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted the attached comments to the Federal Trade Commission concerning comparative price advertising of groceries by the Kroger Company.

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Council Presents Views on FTC-FDA Proposals to Regulate Advertising and Labeling of Over-the-Counter Drugs

by Council on Wage and Price Stability January 7, 1977 Federal Trade Commission

  In related filings with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) corcerning the agencies’ proposed regulation of over-the-counter (OTC) drug advertising and labeling, the Council on Wage and Price Stability today called attention to the diversity of the American consumer market and urged the two agencies to assess carefully […]

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Before the Federal Trade Commission: Over the Counter Drugs

by Council on Wage and Price Stability January 6, 1977 Federal Trade Commission

On September 16, 1976, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) gave notice of final rulemaking for a trade regulation rule regarding the advertisement of over-the-counter (OTC) drugs (41 FR 39768).   The proposed rule was announced first on November 1, 1975 (40 FR 52631) and related directly to a comprehensive study of OTC drugs being conducted […]

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Before the Federal Trade Commission: Used Motor Vehicle Comments

by William Lilley October 21, 1976 Federal Trade Commission

  Regulations proposed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) concerning the sale of used motor vehicles were largely supported today by the Council on Wage and Price Stability. The proposed regulations would require used car dealers to supply a disclosure statement containing information about: (a) the make, model, and year of manufacture of the vehicle; […]

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BEFORE THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION WASHINGTON, D. C. : CARE LABELING OF TEXTILE PRODUCTS AND LEATHER WEARING APPAREL

by Bruce Yandle September 24, 1976 Federal Trade Commission

On January 26, 1976, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) proposed a revision of rules relating to Care Labeling of Textile Products and Leather Wearing Apparel (41 FR 3747). The proposed revision relates to a current Trade Regulation Rule, viz., Care Labeling of Textile Wearing Apparel, first published in the Federal Register on November […]

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COUNCIL SUGGESTS REVISIONS IN FTC CARE LABELING PROPOSAL

by Council on Wage and Price Stability September 24, 1976 Federal Trade Commission

In a filing today, the Council on Wage and Price Stability suggested several revisions for rules on permanent care labeling of textile products proposed by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) The Commission’s proposed revisions of current ‘rules would extend the present required labeling of apparel to include a broad category of household furnishings, […]

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Remarks of James C. Miller III Before the National Conference on Care Labeling: “Care Labeling: COWPS Looks ate Costs and Benefits”

by James C. Miller July 20, 1976 Federal Trade Commission

“Madam Moderator, fellow panelists, distinguished participants, and invited guests: it is a pleasure to join you today in discussing an important and timely topic–the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) recent proposed revision in its care labeling rule (41 FR 3747). I congratulate the sponsors of this conference for significantly adding to the understanding of the problem […]

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Council Supports Advertising For Eye Care Services

by Council on Wage and Price Stability May 7, 1976 Federal Trade Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today supported proposed regulations by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to eliminate restrictions against advertising by providers of eye care (ophthalmologists, optometrists and opticians). Such advertising is currently prohibited by various state and local laws as well as professional associations. The FTC regulations would preempt these laws or […]

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Ophthalmic Comment of the Council on Wage and Price Stability: Before the Federal Trade Commission: Proposed Trade Regulation Rule Regarding Avertising of Ophthalmic Goods and Services

by Michael H. Moscow April 2, 1976 Federal Trade Commission

On January 16, 1976 and April 2, 1976, the Federal Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued proposed regulations concerning the advertising of ophthalmic goods and services (41 ~ 2399 and 41 FR 14194). The proposed regulations are intended to eliminate certain restrictions that now prevent providers of eye care (ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians) from advertising their goods […]

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