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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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[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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VIDEO: California tobacco tax measure targets an industry under pressure

“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
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Jun 20, 2016 18:50
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PRICE v PHILIP MORRIS: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of Illinois SUPPLEMENTAL BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

it is highly unlikely that the Illinois Supreme Court would have silently accepted Justice Karmeier’s judgment that he was unbiased had it had the benefit of this Court’s decision in Williams.
Amazon CloudFront
added Jun 16, 2016 14:32
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[South America/Caribbean, USA] Tobacco, rum and other interests lobby on Cuba as restrictions ease

Swedish Match told OpenSecrets Blog in an email that the company is not looking for an export license to Cuba. Still, in 2015, the company lobbied on four different bills that sought to end the trade embargo with Cuba. None of those measures made it out o
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:44
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[Asia] India's bidi workers suffer for 1,000-a-day habit

The bidis outsell their filtered, paper-bound rivals by eight to one, giving the industry's bosses a financial and political clout that critics say accounts for the recent shelving of plans for larger health warnings...more than 70 percent of the workers
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 19, 2015 10:28
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