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Powerful health groups renew push to raise Florida's cigarette tax

Four powerful health organizations are putting their collective muscle behind an effort to increase the state’s cigarette tax for the first time in seven years. The coalition, which includes the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the Americ
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Nov 20, 2015 03:16

Racial Politics Flavor Debate Over Banning Menthol Cigarettes

Lorillard made a striking exception for one set of Democrats: African Americans. It gave campaign cash to half of all black members of Congress...Banning menthol would be politically difficult...African American politicians and organizations have been lar
added Nov 17, 2015 17:03

Which Oregon candidates puff on cigarette cash? 2016 money in politics

Oregon's main lobbying entity on tobacco issues, Altria Client Services, has given more than $83,200 to candidates or campaign committees since Oct. 6, campaign finance reports show. More than half — some $43,000 — has gone to a political action committe
The Oregonian
added Nov 16, 2015 21:41

LETTERS: The Uncertainties About E-Cigarettes

Nocera expresses certainty about the health benefits of e-cigarettes...To realize any potential benefits of e-cigarettes and minimize their risks, the Obama administration must promptly issue an effective final rule asserting F.D.A. authority over e-cigar
New York Times
added Oct 24, 2015 11:10

[Asia, Pakistan] ADIL: Blocking tobacco control

Those who are blocking implementation of the Framework Convention for Tobacco Control are doing a great disservice to the people of this country. The state must fulfil its international commitments for the sake of its own people’s good health.
The News (pk)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:37

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy? New Title Could Mean Big News For Tobacco, Banking Leaders That Give Him Money

Several varied corporations populate the top tiers of McCarthy's donor base. The biggest donor was tobacco company Altria ($65,000
International Business Times
added Oct 8, 2015 10:58

Editorial: Follow the tobacco money on 2016 campaign trail

Tobacco companies contribute far more money to Republicans than Democrats for a reason. Like any business, they expect a return on their investment. The FDA’s action was aggressive and far-reaching. It’s also the sort that might not happen much if Repub
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Sep 20, 2015 21:55

[Europe] ARCHIVE: The smoke filled room: How big tobacco influences health policy in the UK (PDF)

it may, at last, be possible to consign to history the tobacco industry’s malign influence on health policy and this report illustrates just how vital that is. it only requires that commitments from all sides be honoured.
ASH London (uk)
added Sep 10, 2015 10:26

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Politicos cautioned: beware of tobacco hand as polls near

The New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP)... “As candidates start preparing for the national elections, we expect tobacco makers to increase their influence over government and policy development by supporting some politicians. Let this come as a (TV 5) (ph)
added Aug 31, 2015 12:09

Senate panel votes to raise California gas tax 12 cents a gallon

Another panel approved bills to hike the legal smoking age to 21, regulate e-cigarettes and allow counties to place local tobacco taxes on the ballot...lawmakers approved a package of bills that aim to reduce the state's health care costs by reducing Cali
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 20, 2015 10:47
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