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[Illinois] Kwame Raoul says he can't be bought by controversial tobacco executive donation

Raoul's Democratic opponents in the primary criticized him for taking $100,000 in donations from tobacco executive Don Levin. Levin, who also owns the Chicago Wolves, is fighting the state over money from the tobacco settlements. Raoul explained wh
OurQuadCities.com WHBF-TV/KGCW-TV/KJLB-TV (Rock Island,IL)
added Aug 6, 2018 22:19
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[UK] MONBIOT: Dark money lurks at the heart of our political crisis

Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)...for many years, it has been funded by British American Tobacco (BAT), Japan Tobacco International, Imperial Tobacco and Philip Morris International. When this funding was exposed, the IEA claimed that its campaigns ag
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 18, 2018 14:55
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FOX: How the Supreme Court Unleashed Business

Lewis Powell’s appointment in 1971 marked a sea change for corporate America. It’s his seat that Brett Kavanaugh now hopes to fill...Powell —...a member of multiple corporate boards of directors, including that of tobacco giant Philip Morris (now Altria
Bloomberg News
added Jul 16, 2018 15:24
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Tobacco Money Fuels Controversial Pro-Trump Policy Group

has been a top funder of the controversial “dark money” organization created to promote President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda... Reynolds American...donated $1.5 million to America First Policies...racist, anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic views express
Maplight.org [Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection] (Sunlight Foundation)
added Jul 12, 2018 16:36
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: We're smoking mad that Harrisburg won't let Philly govern

Recently, City Council introduced legislation to ban fruit- and candy-flavored cigars and cigarillos – products that appeal to children.... Harrisburg shot them down...Altria – the parent company of Phillip Morris, and the maker of Black & Mild, the popu
Philadelphia (PA) Inquirer
added Jul 11, 2018 21:31
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[California] KNIGHT: With SF’s slick campaign mailers, ridiculousness wins by a landslide

I can think of much better ways to spend $13.6 million in San Francisco. And I can think of dozens of issues I care more about. But I’ll vote for Prop. E because there’s something gratifying about R.J. Reynolds Tobacco seeing more than $10 million go up
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Jun 2, 2018 10:20
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[California] MINTON: Prop E Win in San Francisco Would Be Loss for Public Health

Though anti-tobacco groups insist the media frenzy over the Juul is an organic response to rising Juul use in high schools and middle schools, there is compounding evidence that it was part of a calculated and concerted effort by anti-tobacco activists.
Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI)
added Jun 2, 2018 10:17
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GLANTZ: California cancer advocates call out Assemblymember Jim Cooper for breaking promise not to take tobacco money

on March 14, 2018, he accepted a $4,400 contribution from Philip Morris. ACS CAN contacted him and he told ACS CAN that he decided to reverse course and start accepting donations from tobacco companies.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 11, 2018 02:35
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[California] Elk Grove lawmaker called out for accepting tobacco money

Cooper signed the pledge during his first run for the Assembly in 2014. He did not report accepting tobacco money until he took a $4,400 donation from Philip Morris for his re-election campaign in March.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 9, 2018 21:22
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[Kentucky] Record $8.4 million spent by lobbyists in first 3 months of General Assembly

The top spender during the first quarter of 2018 was Altria, one of the world's largest producers and marketers of tobacco products, which spent heavily on its lobbying effort in opposition to an increased tax on tobacco. The parent company of Philip Mo
Kentucky Today
added May 1, 2018 19:33
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