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[Australia, Vietnam, Kentucky, North Carolina] McConnell seeks to protect tobacco industry in trade deal

McConnell is pressuring U.S. negotiators to ensure that tobacco companies can take part in the dispute settlement portion of the trade deal, with talks scheduled next week on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact with several countries in Asia a
The Hill
added Oct 19, 2014 19:29

[West Virginia] 6-figure checks influencing W.Va. state elections

Kendrick is a Princeton, West Virginia, native. Giving $50,000 each were the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Sean Fieler, president of Equinox Partners LP; and RAI Services Company, a branch of the Reynolds American Inc. tobacco company. The group has already s
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Oct 19, 2014 19:20

EDITORIAL: Secretly Buying Access to a Governor

There’s absolutely no legal justification for any political party to have a social welfare group, which exists solely as a vehicle for nervous donors who want to stay in the shadows. But whether the money is secret or disclosed, both parties are routinel
New York Times
added Oct 8, 2014 12:49

Re: Snuff Tobacco Money out of California Politics Campaign (PDF)

Dear Sir or Madam: We are pleased to let you know that the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is launching its “Snuff Tobacco Money out of California Politics” campaign. We are making a simple ask to each current officeholder an
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Oct 8, 2014 02:31

Snuff Tobacco Money Out of California Politics: Challenge Accepted

Candidates and officeholders who have accepted the challenge to reject contributions from tobacco companies (current officeholders are listed with their title). California Senate candidates and officeholders CJ Jawahar SD 4 Assemblymember Roger Dickins
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Oct 8, 2014 02:29

ACS CAN California: Snuff Tobacco Money out of California Politics Campaign: Frequently Asked Questions 

The mission of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action  Network (ACS CAN) is to save lives from cancer. To achieve that mission, our organization works  tirelessly to promote a pro‐public health, anti‐tobacco agenda in the California legislature. In rec
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Oct 8, 2014 02:25

Snuff Tobacco Money Out of California Politics

ACS CAN is challenging every candidate for state office and current officeholder who is not termed-out this year to reject tobacco money.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
added Oct 8, 2014 02:23

GLANTZ: ACS CAN takes a step toward holding California politicians accountable for taking tobacco money

the real need is to hold those who do take tobacco money, including Governor Jerry Brown, accountable (not just leave them off the list of "good guys").
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 3, 2014 01:49

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is an American Hero / She's staying put—and has some choice words for young feminists. An interview.

If there was one decision I would overrule, it would be Citizens United. I think the notion that we have all the democracy that money can buy strays so far from what our democracy is supposed to be.
The New Republic
added Oct 2, 2014 19:24

[Australia] CHAPMAN: Introducing Big Tobacco's confused new errand boy

when you speak to smokers whose lives have been ruined by cigarettes, it's hard to refer to them as "havers of a good time", writes Simon Chapman....Tobacco has a new, unabashed, lavishly paid-up errand boy in Parliament...Senator David Leyonhjelm.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 2, 2014 14:04
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