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Tobacco: Lobbying, 2016

Total for Tobacco: $19,833,360 Total Number of Clients Reported: 28 Total Number of Lobbyists Reported: 186... Altria Group $10,060,000 Philip Morris International $5,110,000 Reynolds American $1,883,630 Vector Group $320,000
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 12, 2017 21:16
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Tobacco companies lost the fight against new e-cigarette regulations — in 2009

In June 2009, the president signed into law the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act...Reynolds spent about $2.1 million lobbying in 2015, and Altria spent about $9.6 million....the regs that were released in final form yesterday were first p
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added May 8, 2016 20:02
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[Connecticut] Roll-Your-Own Tobacco Shop Owner Pleads Guilty

The co-owner of a roll-your-own smoke shop charged in an alleged scheme to direct illegal campaign contributions into Chris Donovan's campaign for the U.S. House of Representatives pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of devising a scheme to bribe a
NBC Connecticut
added Jan 24, 2013 20:34
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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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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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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 (CA) 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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