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Campaign against Missouri cigarette tax hike gears up

Missouri Supreme Court approves ballot wording for initiatives
St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch
added Aug 16, 2012 12:56
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CHRISTOPHER: Rachel Maddow Misses Key Point In California Cigarette Tax Parable

people are getting the government they deserve. We can make laws to try and protect our democracy from the corrupting influence of big money (and we should), but no law will protect us from the fact that every election is decided by the 10 stupidest peop
Mediaite
added Jun 8, 2012 02:21
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Tobacco industry gearing up to take down California cigarette tax initiative

Torrance (CA) Daily Breeze
added May 6, 2012 19:17
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[California] Doctor in tobacco ads faced bankruptcies; house now being foreclosed

San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added May 5, 2012 10:10
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GLANTZ: Big Tobacco aims its guns to kill California tobacco tax

Because Proposition 56 is a bigger tax with more money for anti-tobacco education and research it will have a bigger effect on health, reducing medical costs and building the California economy … and cost Big Tobacco even more money.
San Francisco Chronicle
added Aug 22, 2016 13:29
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[Indiana] Mike Pence, Cigarette Truther

carried the tobacco industry’s water, denying the dangers of cigarettes, opposing government regulation, and slashing smoking cessation efforts. In return, they rewarded him with more than $100,000 in campaign donations.
Think Progress (blog)
added Jul 15, 2016 02:35
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[Thailand, UK] MUIR: Diary: hot tickets for MPs, courtesy of cigarette manufacturers

Bouquet of the week award to Japan Tobacco International, now it has apparently decided to sue the Thai government to stop it increasing the prominence of health warnings on packets of cigarettes. Entirely the sort of public-spirited contribution one migh
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 14, 2013 22:41
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Utah lawmakers received $96K in contributions from alcohol, tobacco companies

Governor opts to return money after Deseret News inquiry
Deseret News
added Feb 3, 2013 13:09
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[Connecticut] Moffa admits disguising tobacco shop donations to speaker

One year ago, David "Buffalo" Moffa was hatching a conspiracy in a Waterbury tobacco shop to violate campaign finance laws and corrupt the state legislature. Moffa pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in New Haven to participating in the illegal scheme
Waterbury (CT) Republican-American
added Nov 4, 2012 12:27
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NOVAK: Jeff Sessions, Anti-Weed Crusader, Was a Shill For Big Tobacco

the tobacco industry helped get Jeff Sessions elected to the Senate in 1996. In fact, Session got a bit too much money from R. J. Reyonlds... “If we let them get by with this extortion of the tobacco industry, then they’ll start shaking down other industr
Gizmodo
added Mar 2, 2017 05:39
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