Headlines Tagged with Campaign Finance — 1,047 headlines found
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
Aug 21, 2014 Business Week/Bloomberg
added Aug 21, 2014 13:30
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
May 2, 2014 WNYC Radio
added May 2, 2014 11:21
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
Nov 25, 2012 Tulsa (OK) World
added Nov 25, 2012 13:00
Steve Buyer, a former Indiana congressman who tirelessly advocated for the tobacco industry while in office, is now…working for the tobacco industry.
Oct 3, 2012 Minyanville Media, Inc. (MMI)
added Oct 4, 2012 15:11
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
Oct 2, 2012 tobaccomoney.com (OK)
added Oct 2, 2012 17:54
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."
Aug 26, 2012 New York Times
added Aug 27, 2012 23:10
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
Jul 27, 2012 TalkingPointsMemo (TPM) blog
added Jul 27, 2012 14:14
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.
May 24, 2012 Contra Costa (CA) Times
added May 24, 2012 09:28
[Asia, Israel] Netanyahu to Police: Because of Sinus Problems, I Couldn't Have Smoked All Alleged Cigars Gifted by Hollywood Mogul
Under questioning on suspicions of graft, Netanyahu said that due to a medical problem he cannot even put a cigar in his mouth for several months of the year, and therefore their alleged cost has been exaggerated, Channel 10 reports.
Mar 8, 2017 Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 16, 2017 21:15
“The financial resources of the tobacco industry make them a very formidable foe,” said Jim Knox...“They have been lying to the public for decades about the deadliness of their products, and they aren’t going to stop now.” Going up against tobacco is lik
Jun 20, 2016 Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 20, 2016 18:50