Vaporised: The Tipline for 5 July 2023

The Federal Trade Commission was eager to ring in the Fourth of July with some fireworks of its own. In a case that has lasted three years and led to one loss for the agency before its administrative court, the commission officially closed its challenge to Altria/Juul on Monday afternoon – noting that the transaction already went up in smoke when Altria abandoned the deal in pursuit of another e-cigarette rival. Also in Tipline, Apple looks to the Supreme Court for relief and the HIV antitrust litigation comes to a close.

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