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[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


The contributions to federal candidates and political committees from the tobacco industry, which includes makers of cigarettes, cigars and smokeless tobacco, as well as their trade groups, have drastically decreased since 2002. (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Jun 23, 2012 19:01

[Connecticut] EDITORIAL: Pass roll-your-own cigarette tax bill to prove lawmaker can't be bought

Lawmakers should plug the tax loophole and show they can't be bought
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Jun 13, 2012 14:56

[India] Stub out tobacco donations to political parties, health activists say

India's leading cigarette manufacturer, ITC Ltd, made financial contributions of Rs. 6.78 crore in the last two years to all major political parties in the country, causing public health activists here to question the possible interference of tobacco comp
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 10, 2012 01:22

[Tahiti, California] NYC's Mayor Bloomberg ponies up for Calif. anti-smoking measure

Los Angeles Times blogs
added May 15, 2012 13:27

[New York] EDITORIAL: Kirsten Gillibrand’s latest left turn

What a long, long way she’s come from her days as a lawyer for Big Tobacco, among other “corporate interests.” Interests that still send her millions in campaign donations, presumably because they think she remains willing to work with them.
New York Post
added Mar 26, 2018 14:31
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