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Tobacco CSR thwarts ad ban, no-smoking laws

CSR work is also a way for cigarette companies to gain access to local elected officials who have the power to approve and implement anti-smoking policies. Rappler gathered a list of CSR activities in the Philippines that tobacco companies have reported
Rappler (ph)
added Jun 2, 2013 19:43

Big Tobacco-Backed Lawmakers Take Down Oklahoma's Anti-Smoking Bill

“This is a victory for tobacco lobbyists and the tobacco industry,” said Alex Weintz, Fallin’s communications director. “It’s a defeat for the state of Oklahoma and anyone who cares about improving our health.” As OKNews reports, the debate over SB 36 r
Think Progress (blog)
added Feb 19, 2013 19:14

LAFRAMBOISE: About Those Tobacco Connections…

Even if tobacco never existed, the Tea Party would still be against red tape. ... Will Professor Glantz be writing a paper about these facts? Will he be declaring, in a press release, that both Al Gore and the WWF have “longstanding ties to tobacco compa
Mens News Daily
added Feb 12, 2013 12:37

[Mississippi] EVANS: Why can't state pass a law banning smoking in public places?

The means that Big Tobacco uses to defeat anti-smoking efforts is the same in Mississippi as it is in Washington: lots and lots of money. Our state leaders say they want to make improvement in the health of all Mississippians a top priority. They also s
Jackson (MS) Clarion-Ledger
added Feb 11, 2013 10:12

Tobacco Industry Continues to Spend Billions While Public Health Shortchanged

American Lung Association Annual "State of Tobacco Control Report" reveals tragic money trail leading to tobacco-caused death and disease; federal government largely failing to combat industry tactics
PR Newswire
added Jan 16, 2013 06:50

[Florida] Opponent groups use money from Renuart backers to attack him on two tobacco-related votes

He 'voted for big giveaways for big tobacco,' it charges
Florida Times-Union
added Aug 12, 2012 17:35

Big Tobacco Spends $45 Million to Battle California Tobacco Tax Initiative

Industry's shameful tactics on full display for World No Tobacco Day
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 7, 2012 17:30

[Europe, Malta] The Second OLAF Report on Dalli

the Maltese judiciary has made no progress in any of the cases concerning Dalli. One case concerning the tobacco bribes has been dragging in the local court for years, and the new facts reported by OLAF last summer do not seem to have prompted any concret
New Europe
added May 14, 2017 10:43

Of Course Trump's Health Secretary Is a Friend of Big Tobacco

Price (R-Ga.), who was confirmed as health and human services secretary by a 52-47 vote in the Senate early Friday morning, has repeatedly voted against bills that could harm big tobacco. At the same time, he's received thousands of dollars in political c
Mother Jones Magazine
added Feb 10, 2017 15:17

ASH 2016 Tobacco Campaign Contribution Map

For this 2016 cycle, Big Tobacco has contributed OVER $2.5 million in almost every state, across the aisle. Read our Blog> to learn about why this is a serious problem. Check out our #TobaccoSpotlight map to see how much your state representative has re
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 20, 2016 20:55
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