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[UK] Labour dragged into row over plain cigarette packs

Labour has been dragged into the row over plain tobacco packaging after it emerged that the party has sold exhibition space to Philip Morris at its party conference
Packaging News (uk)
added Sep 25, 2013 12:34
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[California] GLANTZ: Thousands of previously secret tobacco industry documents reveal links between Big Tobacco and No on 29 endorsers

Stanton Glantz blog (UCSF)
added May 23, 2012 13:31
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Big Tobacco Makes a Comeback in California: Even Democrats Are Taking Money From Tobacco Companies | The Snitch

The tobacco industry is tightening its grip on California politics in attempt to block anti-tobacco legislation — and its working, according to a new study from UCSF. Big tobacco has donated some $64 million to various political campaigns over the last s
San Francisco Weekly
added Oct 29, 2014 10:16
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Conservative Justices Signal Dismantling Of Campaign Donation Limits

Scalia, who led the charge for conservatives, disputed the idea that giving large amounts to candidates or parties reflects "corruption," instead likening it to "gratitude."
TalkingPointsMemo (TPM) blog
added Oct 11, 2013 11:04
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Trump VP Hates Weed, Loves Big Tobacco

CANCER MAN: Mike Pence has been a Big Tobacco booster for more than a decade... Pence has been handsomely compensated by tobacco companies for his advocacy against anti-smoking public health campaigns, even though they have proven wildly successful in dri
Metro Active
added Jul 28, 2016 20:42
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How Big Tobacco lobbies to safeguard e-cigarettes / California takes center stage in fight between health groups and tobacco firms

The battles aren’t just here. Despite the tobacco industry’s tarnished public image, it is operating a powerful and massive influence machine in statehouses from Salt Lake City to Topeka. With a playbook crafted nearly 20 years ago, the tobacco firms use
Center for Public Integrity
added Apr 11, 2016 22:37
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[Washington] Editorial: Keep campaign-finance limits

it is more logical to assume the flood of contributions in circulation only fuels and encourages the maverick behavior that led to the implosion of budget proceedings and the government shutdown. Those self-absorbed pols on Capitol Hill are not thinking a
Seattle (WA) Times
added Oct 9, 2013 22:14
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[Connecticut] Donovan vows to stay in race, 'shocked' by Braddock's arrest

to contribute $10,000 to Donovan's congressional campaign. It was a supposed attempt to kill legislation that would have raised $3.4 million a year from about 15 roll-your-own cigarette machines in the state.
Connecticut Post
added Jun 4, 2012 10:42
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Tobacco companies line up on both sides of Missouri tax debate

civil war in the tobacco industry could play out in Missouri this year. A pair of rival ballot measures seek to raise the state’s lowest-in-the-nation 17-cents-a-pack...parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco donated $1 million to one tobacco tax proposa
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 4, 2016 18:49
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[New York] Big Tobacco spends Big Money

Nixon Peabody, represented during the same period in 2011 and 2012 both Altria, makers of Marlboro and other brands, and Roswell Park Cancer Institute, whose scientists for years have been producing major reports on cigarette smoking and cancer. In all,
Buffalo (NY) News blogs
added Feb 20, 2014 16:02
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