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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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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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[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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Smoking guns: Trump’s transition appointments signal his plans to attack regulations

several key members of Trump’s transition team have ties to the tobacco industry ...tobacco policy ranks far down the list. But it represents, in microcosm, the overlap between the transition team and the “swamp” of corporate lobbying and influence Trump
Yahoo!
added Nov 22, 2016 23:43
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A Lobbyist Wrote the Bill. Will the Tobacco Industry Win Its E-Cigarette Fight?

Documents obtained by The New York Times show that Altria last year distributed draft legislation on Capitol Hill that would eliminate the new requirement that most e-cigarettes already on sale in the United States be evaluated retroactively to determine
New York Times
added Sep 5, 2016 13:33
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Trump's VP Pick Mike Pence Thanks You For Smoking.

Kiel Brothers Oil Company, run by Pence’s brother Gregory Pence, was also known as KB Oil and Tobacco Road convenience stores, a chain of about 200 gasoline and cigarette “stop-and go” stores. Pence reported six figure holdings in the company from 2000-2
Daily Kos (blog)
added Jul 18, 2016 13:04
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Tobacco Corporations Buy Political Influence

Action on Smoking and Health’s 2014 Campaign Contribution Map shows just how pervasive tobacco money is in politics...which allows you to click on your home district and see how much money your Member of Congress and Senators have accepted this election
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 12, 2015 09:58
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