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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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[Minnesota] Letter: In the pocket of Big Tobacco

Why did Reps. Dave Baker and Tim Miller and Sen. Andrew Lang vote in favor of the big tobacco companies and against the health of our children? These three Republicans each voted at least twice to follow the wishes of Big Tobacco to freeze the tobacco t
West Central Tribune (MN)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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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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[Botswana] Police Commissioner violates tobacco law-ATN

the new Commissioner of Botswana Police Service Keabetswe Makgophe has come under heavy scrutiny for 'receiving'a donation from the British American Tobacco Company at a meeting with the business community recently.
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 9, 2012 16:11
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[Asia, Israel] Milchan said to tell cops Netanyahus demanded champagne, cigars

Billionaire Israeli film producer Arnon Milchan reportedly told Israeli police that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife demanded the champagne and cigars that he has allegedly been supplying them, and that these were not merely gifts he gave o
Times of Israel (is)
added Jan 31, 2017 19:52
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia on track to become world’s largest tobacco market

The global tobacco industry has, with the acquiescence of the country’s government, used a mix of advertising, marketing and cigarettes flavoured with cloves and chocolate to turn Indonesia into a nation of smoking addicts – and one of the most valuable t
Southeastern Globe (kh)
added Jul 13, 2016 14:28
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[Illinois] 'Light' cigarette case comes back to life

His latest tactic: Tillery has asked state Supreme Court Justice Lloyd Karmeier to recuse himself from the case because Tillery alleges that Philip Morris helped get Karmeier elected to the high court in 2004. The Price case as it is known, named after
Chicago Tribune
added Jun 10, 2014 10:15
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Money at the Root of Nation's Tobacco Problem

annual "State of Tobacco Control" report reveals a tragic money trail leading to tobacco-caused death and disease that shows federal and state governments are largely failing to combat tobacco industry tactics, while diverting or misusing life-saving tob
American Lung Association
added Jan 16, 2013 07:22
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