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KNOX: California legislators must break tobacco money addiction

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is disappointed, but not surprised, to learn money is pouring in from the tobacco industry to influence California politicians and fund political action committees.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 19, 2015 08:48
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Unflattering Portrait of Virginia’s Former First Lady Is Offered by Her Lawyers

Mr. Williams, she said, told how the product, an anti-inflammatory derived from tobacco, saved his wife from thyroid surgery, and he said that a cream he had made from the active ingredient reduced a swelling on his head in minutes.
New York Times
added Aug 28, 2014 00:05
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[Japan] Tokyo Governor Takes on Big Tobacco to Push Smoke-Free Olympics

Tokyo earned $1 million from an official Olympics-branded cigarette the last time it hosted the competition. Half a century on, Governor Yoichi Masuzoe is looking to restrict smoking before the 2020 Summer Games. “I want to do this,” Masuzoe said on a F
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 21, 2014 13:30
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[New York] The Brian Lehrer Show: Justice Stevens' Six New Amendments

John Paul Stevens, retired Supreme Court Justice and author of Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution (Little, Brown and Company, 2014), offers six specific amendments to be made to the US Constitution
WNYC Radio
added May 2, 2014 11:21
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[Oklahoma] PEARSON: Advocates to push for local tobacco control again

Last month, members of the state Board of Health vowed to once again make local-control legislation their top priority. Also last month, a new website was launched detailing the tobacco industry's lobbying efforts in Oklahoma. It already is receiving na
Tulsa (OK) World
added Nov 25, 2012 13:00
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[Indiana] Crooked Ex-Congressman Now Hawking Smokes

Steve Buyer, a former Indiana congressman who tirelessly advocated for the tobacco industry while in office, is now…working for the tobacco industry.
Minyanville Media, Inc. (MMI)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:11
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[Oklahoma] FEDERAL RACKETEERING (RICO) CONVICTION

Philip Morris, Altria, R.J. Reynolds, Brown and Williamson, Lorillard, American Tobacco, and British American Tobacco Company have now been convicted in U.S. District Court of racketeering and conducting a decades-long conspiracy to deceive the American p
tobaccomoney.com (OK)
added Oct 2, 2012 17:54
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[Florida] For Big Givers, Cash and Clout Arrive Together

A cigar tent courtesy of the American Action Network, which will spend millions defending the House Republican majority this year, will shelter smokers at a "Liberty Pavilion."
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2012 23:10
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[Connecticut] Tobacco Shop Cash Snares Ex-Congressional Campaign Staff

A federal grand jury has charged seven people, and an eighth person has pleaded guilty, in an alleged scheme to funnel tens of thousands of dollars to the congressional campaign of Connecticut House Speaker Chris Donovan (D). Among those charged are Robe
TalkingPointsMemo (TPM) blog
added Jul 27, 2012 14:14
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Support for new California tobacco tax drops

A ubiquitous TV ad campaign by tobacco companies has cut significantly into the support for a tobacco-tax initiative with less than two weeks to go before the election.
Contra Costa (CA) Times
added May 24, 2012 09:28
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