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[Ohio] Appeals judge Timothy Horton to plead guilty to spending campaign funds on cigars, meals

Franklin County Court of Appeals Judge Timothy Horton soon will appear in a courtroom other than his own to plead guilty to criminal charges. The Ohio Elections Commission this morning unanimously referred Horton for prosecution on three counts of fili
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jan 28, 2017 21:26

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

[Illinois] Philip Morris to SCOTUS: Don’t revisit corporate money in judicial elections

If the Supreme Court is interested in revisiting the issue of campaign contributions and the appearance of judicial bias, it has a vehicle. In January, Illinois state court class action plaintiffs who won a $10 billion judgment against Philip Morris in 2
added Mar 29, 2016 17:14

[Michigan, North Carolina] Tobacco giant gave $250000 to group representing black-owned newspapers

After National Newspaper Publishers Association President Benjamin Chavis Jr. visited Reynolds American’s headquarters ...Reynolds American last year gave $250,000 to the organization, which from its Washington, D.C., headquarters represents the interests
Center for Public Integrity
added Mar 17, 2016 16:47

Racial Politics Flavor Debate Over Banning Menthol Cigarettes

Lorillard made a striking exception for one set of Democrats: African Americans. It gave campaign cash to half of all black members of Congress...Banning menthol would be politically difficult...African American politicians and organizations have been lar
added Nov 17, 2015 17:03

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

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

[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

[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

[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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