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[Missouri] Jones blames reporting error for timing on tobacco company donation

State Rep. Caleb Jones hopes to defuse a potential issue for his campaign fund by amending his most recent report, filed Tuesday, that showed he received a check for $2,500 from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. the day before his committee voted to exempt electr
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 22, 2014 15:26
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[UK] No further action for Plymouth MP who failed to declare financial interest

Oliver Colvile received tickets worth £1200 to the Chelsea Flower show from a Japanese tobacco company. But the Tory MP failed to refer to this when tabling a question about e-cigarettes, as required by the rules. He later apologised to MPs.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Jul 22, 2014 06:55
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Wimbledon tickets and hospitality worth more than £13,500 given to MPs for this summer's tournament have been declared, official figures show. House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, Labour's deputy leader Harriet Harman, shadow sports minister Clive Effor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 21, 2014 12:28

Lobbying Firm's Ties to Tobacco Go Up In Smoke

As news of the potential deal was breaking, a throng of Lorrillard lobbyists defected from Dickstein Shapiro to set up shop at Greenberg Traurig LLP, which announced on July 9 it was hiring 13 attorneys, including Andrew Zausner, the head of Dickstein’s (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Jul 18, 2014 16:48

[Missouri] Reynolds donation to Rowden came same day as passage of e-cigarette bill

On the day Rep. Caleb Rowden’s bill to exempt electronic cigarettes from tobacco regulations passed the Missouri House, Reynolds American tobacco company gave his campaign $1,000. Rowden, R-Columbia, reported the donation yesterday in his quarterly fina
Columbia (MO) Tribune
added Jul 16, 2014 21:26

[Pennsylvania] Smoke signals: Tobacco lobbyists take advantage of legislative discord

THE MARLBORO Man and Joe Camel helped push into legislative limbo a new $2-per-pack tobacco tax in Philly that would help to fund the city's public schools. Harrisburg lobbyists for the nation's largest cigarette company, the Altria Group - maker of the
Philadelphia (PA) Daily News
added Jul 10, 2014 04:04

[Ireland, USA] US congressman urges Government to scrap plain cigarette packaging plan

Bob Goodlatte, a Republican from Virginia, told Ambassador Anne Anderson that the proposal would mark the “beginning of a troubling trend” of countries restricting the intellectual property of legal products. The 11-term congressman is the latest US poli
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 29, 2014 03:02

[Austria, Europe] Karas accused of close links to tobacco industry

Corporate Europe Observatory has named Karas among a list of ten MEPs from the current European parliament who have - according to leaked documents - strong relations with tobacco giant Philip Morris. Karas denies the allegation and said: "I talk with ev
The Local Austria (at)
added Jun 19, 2014 03:26

[Australia] Royal commission told how big tobacco funded Health Services Union nominee

Former HSU official says he discovered MP David Feeney had secured donations from Philip Morris for his election campaign
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jun 17, 2014 08:06

[Illinois] 'Light' cigarette case comes back to life

His latest tactic: Tillery has asked state Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier to recuse himself from the case because Tillery alleges that Philip Morris helped get Karmeier elected to the high court in 2004. The Price case as it is known, named after
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 10, 2014 10:15
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