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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

ARCHIVE: California Democrats accepting more campaign cash from tobacco industry

Democrats in the California Capitol have become increasingly willing in recent years to take money from cigarette companies, a source of campaign funding that was once so controversial it remains shunned by their state party organization.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jul 23, 2015 13:33

GLANTZ: Health advocates need to put heat on California "GO" Committee to rescue tobacco control legislation

citizens need to use the fact that the GO members are in tough districts to turn their support for Big Tobacco into a political liability back home. These legislators need to be held accountable for their behavior in community meetings where they can’t h
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 23, 2015 13:31

[California] Timm Herdt: Putting tobacco in a pinch

health advocates who would like to see tobacco addiction reduced want all of the above. ... And if the tobacco industry doesn’t engage with lawmakers on a tax increase now, there’s a good chance that’s exactly what health advocates will get.
Ventura County (CA) Star
added Jul 22, 2015 11:54

California legislators side with tobacco industry

two decades later, there are clear signs that the powerful industry’s deep pockets are once again quietly influencing legislation in the halls of the Capitol. Since 2013, tobacco companies contributed $173,100 to members of the Assembly’s 21-member Gover
Vallejo (CA) Times-Herald
added Jul 20, 2015 09:40

Awash in Big Tobacco cash, California legislators side with tobacco industry

Since 2013, tobacco companies contributed $173,100 to members of the Assembly's 21-member Governmental Organization committee, which recently gutted legislation that sought to limit the marketing and use of electronic cigarettes by defining them as tobac
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Jul 18, 2015 11:25
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