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Members of UK Parliament Opposed to Plain Packaging

The following MPs have spoken out against plain packaging regulation. The majority of the following quotes were cited in the media following the Government’s 2015 announcement. Some of those who spoke out are known to have taken tobacco company hospitali (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Mar 15, 2015 12:36

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is an American Hero / She's staying put—and has some choice words for young feminists. An interview.

If there was one decision I would overrule, it would be Citizens United. I think the notion that we have all the democracy that money can buy strays so far from what our democracy is supposed to be.
The New Republic
added Oct 2, 2014 19:24

[Ireland, USA] US congressman urges Government to scrap plain cigarette packaging plan

Bob Goodlatte, a Republican from Virginia, told Ambassador Anne Anderson that the proposal would mark the “beginning of a troubling trend” of countries restricting the intellectual property of legal products. The 11-term congressman is the latest US poli
Irish Times (ie)
added Jun 29, 2014 03:02

[California] ARCHIVE: Tobacco's influence runs deep

A report released Tuesday by the American Lung Association in California showed that large tobacco companies wielded their influence in subtle and blatant ways as they tried to maintain their grip on the state's booming cigarette market. Over the past d
American Lung Association
added May 6, 2014 17:31

[India] 'End the unholy alliance between political parties and the tobacco lobby'

Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi has made several requests to The Chief Election Commissioner, Mr Sampath to prohibit political parties from accepting donations to Political Parties. He wrote two letters to them one before 2012 elections and another before 2014 ele
Free Press Journal (in)
added Apr 21, 2014 11:42

[France] French MPs' lunch with big tobacco causes a stir

After recent tax hikes on tobacco, and with a ban on e-cigarettes looming, eyebrows have been raised after it emerged that tobacco lobbyists recently wined and dined several French politicians in a lavish Paris luncheon.
The Local Europe (se)
added Jun 18, 2013 13:42

In North Carolina, Dancing with Big Tobacco at the Inaugural Ball

North Carolina's leaders face a clear choice: Whose side are they on? Will they protect North Carolina's kids and health or Big Tobacco's profits? Will they follow the will of the voters or give the tobacco industry what it expects in return for its campa
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 11, 2013 22:39

Russia Faces 'Battle' Over Anti-Smoking Bill

some government officials are preparing for what they say will be a "battle" with Russia's powerful tobacco lobby. "We will face an enormous amount of difficulties, particularly in the State Duma, and people will attempt to emasculate this bill," Public
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 18, 2012 14:50

[Indiana] Read Congressman Who Compared Cigarettes to Smoking Lettuce Becomes Lobbyist for R.J. Reynolds

Steve Buyer, a Republican congressman from Indiana from 1993 to 2011, had been the beneficiary of over $100,000 in Reynolds donations over the years and pushed the company's legislative goals.
added Oct 2, 2012 18:04

[Alabama] Officials: Unfazed by tobacco donations

Cigarette makers and their parent companies have contributed more than $178,000 to Alabama lawmakers in recent years — in direct contributions and through political action committees — but most legislators said the donations don’t sway them when it comes
Decatur (AL) Daily
added Jul 16, 2012 18:30
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