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State of Tobacco Control 2013 (PDF)

Money emerges as the core theme in State of Tobacco Control 2013—specifically how states fail to invest in preventing and reducing tobacco use, and how the tobacco industry spends money to make more in profits at the expense of the health of the American
American Lung Association
added Jan 16, 2013 07:27
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fair taxation  just so much cigar smoke

what’s a Pennsylvania budget without some special-interest favoritism? Lawmakers rejected a tax on cigars while raising or establishing taxes on all other tobacco products...tobacco lobbyists have spent millions of dollars in Harrisburg warding off the ci
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 13:44
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Naples legislator's bill would snuff millions in damages for Florida tobacco victims

The industry has already lined up its troops, hiring 95 lobbyists including a who’s who of players close to Gov. Rick Scott and key Republican legislative leaders, and distributing $217,000 in campaign contributions in the last election cycle. Opposing
Bradenton (FL) Herald
added Feb 19, 2015 12:01
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Experts predict the end of smoking in America

a confluence of changes has recently prompted public health leaders to start throwing around phrases like "endgame" and "tobacco-free generation." Now, they talk about the slowly-declining adult smoking rate dropping to 10 percent in the next decade and
Fox News
added Feb 18, 2014 03:40
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KRETZMANN: Coal Cash, Climate Denial Fuel 'Citizens United 2'

What does he want to do with the increased access and influence this will buy him in Washington? Likely much of the same thing he has been doing -- advocate for his coal industry and peddle climate denial.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 10, 2013 23:26
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LEMIEUX: McCutcheon, the Next Victory for the 1 Percent

good news for the small group of people who have prospered most during a period of mass unemployment. Whether it is good for American democracy is much less clear.
The American Prospect
added Oct 10, 2013 23:12
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[UK] 'Ban tobacco companies from Labour conference' urges Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham

TOBACCO giants should be banned from advertising at the the Labour Party conference, Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham has urged after one company bought space at this year's event.
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 25, 2013 05:12
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[Connecticut] 'Roll-your-own' cigarette battle at center of congressional finance scandal

Observers say with so much profit at stake, it is not surprising the Connecticut roll-your-own bill is at the heart of a controversy involving the campaign for Congress by state House Speaker Chris Donovan, D-Meriden.
Westport (CT) News
added Jun 10, 2012 21:40
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[UK] Cabinet facing split on plan for cigarettes in plain packaging: Foreign Secretary questions proposals because of concerns it could lead to rise in smuggling

Philip Hammond says illicit cigarettes could deprive Treasury of revenue / Hammond received £1,000 of hospitality from Japan Tobacco International / Liberal Democrat Stephen Williams admits division within Government
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 18:03
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[California] Tobacco fueled ads helped tobacco foe Waxman win reelection

in late September the tobacco manufacturer the Liggett Group and several company executives, including the CEO, contributed more than $33,000 to a pop-up super PAC that would go on to help the candidacy of just one candidate: Rep. Henry Waxman, arguably t
Sunlight Foundation
added Nov 15, 2012 10:40
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