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[Europe] KASSANDRA: Tobacco smoke and mirrors

Dalli was forced out of his post by Barroso himself, who asked for him to resign citing the OLAF report access to which was refuse to him. After the Health Commisioner refused to do so, Barroso declared that he considered him to have resigned. As a resul
New Europe
added Nov 3, 2013 23:53
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[Connecticut] "Roll Your Own Tobacco" Players

Eight men are accused of raising $27,500 in campaign contributions, disguising the source of the money and steering it in 2011 and 2012 to the congressional campaign of Donovan. The payments were part of a failed effort to kill a tax, which has eroded the
Hartford (CT) Courant
added May 14, 2013 12:43
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[Germany] And on Your Left, Behind Those Walls, Lobbyists Are at Work

Timo Lange, right, a campaigner for LobbyControl, with his tour group at the building in Berlin that houses the tobacco lobby.
New York Times
added Nov 23, 2012 21:22
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[Connecticut] Campaign Money Scandal Rattles Congressional Race

A growing campaign finance scandal surrounding the State House speaker and Congressional candidate Christopher G. Donovan is threatening his career as one of the most powerful people in Connecticut government and Democratic control of one of the state's
New York Times
added Jul 27, 2012 14:43
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[California] RAFTERY; REP. HUNTER, WHO TOOK $42,000 FROM TOBACCO INDUSTRIES, PUSHES TO ALLOW FREE TOBACCO FOR TROOPS

including over $13,511 for his 2016 campaign... Asked about threats posed by tobacco to soldiers’ lives and health, as well as the high costs of caring for veterans...Hunter stated, “I don’t care."...just whose interest is Rep. Hunter truly representing?
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added Sep 11, 2016 21:41
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TAYLOR: CORRUPT: Mike Pence Got A Fortune From Big Tobacco, Then He Did The Unthinkable

Pence has sleazy history of dealing with tobacco companies...spent his political career opposing science in exchange for money from the tobacco industry. A vote for a ticket featuring Pence is a vote for science denial, corruption, and dismissal of grave
Occupy Democrats
added Jul 21, 2016 16:24
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[California] Why US Big Tobacco Lobbies for E-Cigarettes

California's capitol, tobacco companies continue to wield surprising power.... The large amount of money given to its members has prompted some to call it the "Juice Committee." Health advocates call it "the committee where tobacco bills go to die'
Vice.com
added Mar 25, 2016 14:32
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[Illinois] PRICE v. PHILIP MORRIS: PETITION FOR A WRIT OF CERTIORARI

Whether it violates the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment for a judge to participate in a case where the judge has made pejorative public statements...a reasonable public perception that one of the parties funded the judge's election camp
Amazon CloudFront
added Feb 8, 2016 19:12
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[India] How the economics & politics of tobacco is killing lakhs every year

The Supreme Court has hinted at 'connivance' between govt and the tobacco lobby. ITC has made donations to political parties, including the Congress and the BJP. Salman Khurshid, then Union law minister, said at last year's Godfrey Phillips National Bra
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 18, 2013 16:42
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[USA] U.S. Senators Warn Europe on Tobacco

Signatories to the May 7 letter have longtime ties to the tobacco industry. Sen. Burr has received more money from tobacco companies, $ 524,000, than any other member of Congress, data from the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics show. Sen. McConne
NASDAQ
added Jun 7, 2013 11:06
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