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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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[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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[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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[California] LETTER: Our troops don’t need free tobacco

How wonderful that Duncan Hunter has the time and energy as a congressman to lobby for the tobacco industry’s desire to provide free cigars for our servicemen, all the while spending supporters’ contributions on his own personal expenses as prohibited by
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 12, 2016 14:43
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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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Tobacco Companies Gave $1.5 Million to Trump Inaugural and Ramped Up Lobbying – They Want to Roll Back FDA Oversight of E-Cigarettes, Cigars

The new disclosure documents reveal the tobacco industry is going all out to get its way: The two largest U.S. tobacco companies, Altria and Reynolds American, gave $500,000 and $1 million respectively to President Trump’s inauguration, according to disc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 21, 2017 18:13
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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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