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[UK] MP dismisses concerns over tobacco industry hospitality as 'snide and absurd'

Mr Gray, who is one of those to vote against plain tobacco packaging, is said to have accepted hospitality worth £1,132 from Japan Tobacco..."Any suggestion that that perfectly legitimate and properly declared visit to Chelsea was in any way connected to
Swindon Advertiser (uk)
added May 22, 2015 11:22
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[UK] 38 MPs enjoy freebies worth £60,000 from tobacco giant: Politicians attended sporting and entertainment events at time company was battling plans for plain packaging

Investigation found politicians accepted total of £60,000 in hospitality Include Wimbledon men’s final, Chelsea Flower show and music concerts
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 21, 2015 21:10
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[UK] MPs 'took tobacco firm hospitality'

Twenty of the MPs recently voted against plain packaging on tobacco products, while more than half of them are from constituencies where the number of smoking-related deaths exceeds the national average, the investigation found. Writing in the BMJ, free
Midlands Express and Star (uk)
added May 21, 2015 10:20
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[UK] MPs took tobacco firms' gifts before packaging vote

MPs and peers accepted gifts from the tobacco industry, such as tickets to the men’s final at Wimbledon and the opera at Glyndebourne, before voting against plain packaging...38 MPs have received a total of £60,000 of industry hospitality since changes to
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added May 21, 2015 10:19
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[UK] MPs accept tobacco industry hospitality worth £60,000 - including a Paul McCartney concert

MPs have accepted tobacco industry hospitality worth £60,000 since 2010, at events including Wimbledon, the Chelsea Flower Show and a Paul McCartney concert. An investigation by the BMJ found that 38 MPs had been hosted by representatives of Big Tobacco
The Independent (uk)
added May 21, 2015 10:09
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[Illinois] $10 Billion Smoking Case Reheard By State Supreme Court

A lawyer for the smokers says his clients ought to be compensated. One point of contention in the earlier case was that Justice Lloyd Karmeier, who eked out another decade term in November's election, had indirectly benefited from a half-million dollar
WNIJ - WNIU (DeKalb, IL)
added May 19, 2015 16:10
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KNOX: California legislators must break tobacco money addiction

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is disappointed, but not surprised, to learn money is pouring in from the tobacco industry to influence California politicians and fund political action committees.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 19, 2015 08:48
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Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce

WMC does not disclose their issue advocacy donors list to the public.[15] WMC lobbies on behalf of its members "whenever the state legislature is in session"
Wikipedia
added May 12, 2015 13:29
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BRANDENBURG: Wisconsin Judiciary Awash in Politics Referendum, promoted by special-interest group, fuels infighting among justices over top spot.

every one of the 22 states that elects their high court justices should know that their turn is coming. In the 21st century, hardball politics, acrimony and shaken faith in our courts are the bitter and inescapable harvest of judicial elections are that a
National Law Journal
added May 12, 2015 13:16
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[UK] EU court rules against Maltese ex-commissioner Dalli - BBC News

The European Court of Justice has ruled that he resigned voluntarily. He had argued that ex-Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso had asked him to resign. Mr Barroso said Mr Dalli had put the Commission's integrity at risk.
BBC Online
added May 12, 2015 12:39
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