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California Sees Smoke, Suspects Fire and Declares E-Cigarettes a Health Threat

The tobacco industry, which saw its sales and profits hammered the last two decades, has struck gold with vaping...points a finger at “the combination of weak leadership at the state level, willingness of political leaders to accept tobacco industry mone
AllGov.com
added Jan 31, 2015 10:30
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EDITORIAL: California should put more restrictions on e-cigarettes

restrictions on e-cigarettes have faced an uphill battle in the state legislature. Some state legislators accept campaign money from cigarette manufacturers, ensuring that SB140 won’t have an easy time either. But it’s past time for California to scrutini
San Francisco Chronicle
added Jan 29, 2015 00:53
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[UK] Cabinet facing split on plan for cigarettes in plain packaging: Foreign Secretary questions proposals because of concerns it could lead to rise in smuggling

Philip Hammond says illicit cigarettes could deprive Treasury of revenue / Hammond received £1,000 of hospitality from Japan Tobacco International / Liberal Democrat Stephen Williams admits division within Government
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 18:03
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[Florida] BANNON: Soliciting Donations Discredits the Judiciary

Judges themselves have also raised the alarm. In a survey of state judges, nearly half stated that they believed campaign contributions are influencing judicial decisions.
National Law Journal
added Jan 26, 2015 17:23
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[UK] MPs courted by tobacco firms criticise move towards plain packaging

Six of the 15 MPs who have registered a financial interest related to a tobacco company have spoken out against proposal
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 25, 2015 19:47
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[New York] US v Sheldon Silver Complaint

Records reflect that SILVER was credited with referring more than 100 clients to the firm, the majority of which were referred for potential asbestos litigation, rather than negligence or other types of personal injury litigation as SILVER had claimed
Scribd
added Jan 23, 2015 00:13
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[Florida] Fundraising Rule for Judicial Candidates Divides Justices

“One is the interest in free speech. The other one is the undeniable interest, because it’s essential to a stable democracy, of having a judiciary which avoids both the reality and the appearance of corrupt influence.”
National Law Journal
added Jan 21, 2015 17:35
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[Florida] Case on judges’ campaign fundraising divides Supreme Court

The Supreme Court heard a case that could unravel state laws on judicial candidates asking for campaign donations. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins Judy Woodruff to explain the arguments in the Florida case, take a look at a unanimous decis
PBS
added Jan 21, 2015 17:31
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[Florida] Should Judicial Candidates Be Allowed To Solicit Campaign Money?

The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in a case testing whether states, in the name of preserving judicial impartiality, may bar judicial candidates from personally soliciting campaign contributions.
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jan 20, 2015 20:14
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Supreme Court divided over Florida judicial election law

as it weighed a free speech challenge to a Florida law that bars candidates running for elected judge positions from soliciting campaign contributions. The case put the focus on free speech in the context of elections just a day short of the five-year an
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2015 20:11
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