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[Australia] Inside Lawyers’ Ethics: Second Edition: CASE STUDY 1.1 THE CASE OF THE PHILANTHROPIST QC AND THE TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

His appointment to the board of the cancer foundation was, however, criticised because he had previously represented a prominent tobacco company in its constitutional challenge to the Australian government’s plain packaging legislation for cigarettes.
Cambridge University Press (uk)
added Jun 8, 2015 10:59
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[USA] US authorities unlikely to stop 2016 election fundraising free-for-all

the election could unfold with record money - predictions are for overall campaign chests of more than $5 billion..."The fact that the FEC is neutered is not going to motivate the DOJ to go out on a limb and do a bunch of these cases," said former federal
Reuters
added Jun 5, 2015 14:55
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[Florida] WEINER/MENENDEZ: Right Result on Judicial Campaign Solicitations

Supreme Court upheld limits on the ability of judicial candidates to personally solicit campaign contributions...focused on the integrity of the judiciary, but the integrity of our other democratic institutions is equally important — and can also be compr
National Law Journal
added May 27, 2015 14:57
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[Australia] Mystery Chinese donor Zi Chun Wang tops political donations with $850,000 gift to Labor

Tobacco giant Philip Morris donated $93,000 to the Coalition and $35,000 to the Liberal Democratic Party of crossbench senator David Leyonhjelm, who has used Parliament to defend the rights of smokers and described the latest increase in excise on cigare
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 25, 2015 15:47
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[California] LETTER: DUBLIN: Does not take tobacco money

by Jim Knox of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, I was mentioned as accepting campaign funds from a tobacco company. My campaign does not and will not accept funds from tobacco companies. This is a policy I had in place during my campaign
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 25, 2015 09:43
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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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