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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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VIDEO: Reality Check: Lobbyist Spending In Minnesota

And it gets results. The parent company for Philip Morris tobacco spent $400,000 at the Capitol in 2017 while tobacco distributors spent $211,485 — a total of more than $611,485.
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Mar 29, 2018 17:08
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Kirsten Gillibrand’s latest left turn

What a long, long way she’s come from her days as a lawyer for Big Tobacco, among other “corporate interests.” Interests that still send her millions in campaign donations, presumably because they think she remains willing to work with them.
New York Post
added Mar 26, 2018 14:31
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[Australia] Minister denies tobacco interest conflict

The deputy Nationals leader denies she has a conflict of interest as regional health minister despite her party accepting donations from the tobacco industry. Philip Morris Limited gave more than $15,000 to the National Party in 2016-17, but Bridget McK
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Feb 28, 2018 13:02
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[North Carolina] Health Officials Alarmed at Uptick in Teen Vaping

Six years after North Carolina legislators eliminated funding for teen tobacco cessation programs, health officials are noting a sharp uptick in the number of kids using nicotine products....a steady and increasingly steep climb in the number of kids usin
North Carolina Health News
added Feb 16, 2018 17:25
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[UK] Big tobacco donates to party coffers

An international tobacco giant has donated a total of $35,000 to the coffers of two Australian minor parties. Australian Electoral Commission disclosure returns for 2016-17 released on Thursday show Philip Morris donated $20,000 to the Liberal Democrati
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 02:27
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