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[Pennsylvania] Donors provide perks to convention-goers in Philadelphia

Monday morning, tobacco giant Altria, Duke Energy and others hosted a charity outing at Merion Golf Club. Members of Congress and other officeholders were invited. The press was not.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 29, 2016 16:41
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Trump VP Hates Weed, Loves Big Tobacco

CANCER MAN: Mike Pence has been a Big Tobacco booster for more than a decade... Pence has been handsomely compensated by tobacco companies for his advocacy against anti-smoking public health campaigns, even though they have proven wildly successful in dri
Metro Active
added Jul 28, 2016 20:42
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fair taxation  just so much cigar smoke

what’s a Pennsylvania budget without some special-interest favoritism? Lawmakers rejected a tax on cigars while raising or establishing taxes on all other tobacco products...tobacco lobbyists have spent millions of dollars in Harrisburg warding off the ci
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 13:44
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Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by The Honorable Howard Dean / Democratic National Convention

Guns — the ultimate public-health crisis. Also cigarettes. I hear Governor Pence missed the memo, but they do in fact cause cancer and no amount of tobacco company contributions can change that, Governor. The choice in this election is clear.
PR Newswire
added Jul 27, 2016 03:24
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TAYLOR: CORRUPT: Mike Pence Got A Fortune From Big Tobacco, Then He Did The Unthinkable

Pence has sleazy history of dealing with tobacco companies...spent his political career opposing science in exchange for money from the tobacco industry. A vote for a ticket featuring Pence is a vote for science denial, corruption, and dismissal of grave
Occupy Democrats
added Jul 21, 2016 16:24
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Trump's VP Pick Mike Pence Thanks You For Smoking.

Kiel Brothers Oil Company, run by Pence’s brother Gregory Pence, was also known as KB Oil and Tobacco Road convenience stores, a chain of about 200 gasoline and cigarette “stop-and go” stores. Pence reported six figure holdings in the company from 2000-2
Daily Kos (blog)
added Jul 18, 2016 13:04
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Bob Dole and Mike Pence -- Proudly Selling Tobacco to Our Kids Since 1961

It seems that Bob Dole has found a worthy successor to carry on the fight to sell tobacco to our youth.
Daily Kos (blog)
added Jul 18, 2016 12:59
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Front Groups Attacking #WebofDenial Senate Action Took Over $92M in Dark, Dirty Money

their insistence on debate. Many of this lot use the “doubt is their product” tobacco playbook – keep the “debate” going so that the public thinks there is a debate over climate science... The letter, hosted on the American Legislative Exchange Council (
DeSmogBlog.com (ca)
added Jul 17, 2016 02:02
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[Indiana] THE R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY'S POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE HAS SELECTED YOU ...

# pg 8... Dear Mr . Pence : The R . J . Reynold s Tobacco Company' s Political Action Committee has selected you as a recipient of a contribution of $1,000.00 to assist you in your 2000 general election campaign . R . J . Reynolds Tobacco Company is
Truth Tobacco Industry Documents Library (USCF)
added Jul 16, 2016 01:36
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[Indiana] Mike Pence, Cigarette Truther

carried the tobacco industry’s water, denying the dangers of cigarettes, opposing government regulation, and slashing smoking cessation efforts. In return, they rewarded him with more than $100,000 in campaign donations.
Think Progress (blog)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:35
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