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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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The revision of the 2014 European tobacco products directive: an analysis of the tobacco industry's attempts to ‘break the health silo’ [FREE FULL TEXT]

Article 5.3 was not consistently applied by non-health Directorates of the European Commission, while the tools of the Smart Regulation appear to have facilitated TTC access to, and influence on, the 2014 TPD. The use of third parties undermines Article 5
Tobacco Control
added Feb 24, 2015 15:01
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Lobbyists, Bearing Gifts, Pursue Attorneys General

But Matthew L. Myers...who was on a panel about e-cigarettes at an event in Park City, Utah, was startled by what he saw: lobbyists from regulated industries — financial, energy, alcohol, tobacco and pharmaceutical companies — socializing with top state l
New York Times
added Oct 29, 2014 09:41
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LITHWICK: Poor Little Rich Guys / The Supreme Court clamors to protect the right of Richie Rich, Scrooge McDuck, and the Koch brothers to further corrupt American politics.

That leaves everything in the hands of Roberts who--precisely as has been predicted--has the choice to go big, go small, or go home. Again.
Slate
added Oct 10, 2013 04:30
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ASH: Big Tobacco Buys Big Political Influence

a new online map [ash.org/map] shows just how pervasive tobacco money is in politics. The map, produced by Action on Smoking and Health (ASH), allows you to click on your home district and see how much money your Member of Congress and Senators have acce
PR Newswire
added Oct 18, 2012 09:05
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[California] LETTER: Our troops don’t need free tobacco

How wonderful that Duncan Hunter has the time and energy as a congressman to lobby for the tobacco industry’s desire to provide free cigars for our servicemen, all the while spending supporters’ contributions on his own personal expenses as prohibited by
San Diego (CA) Union-Tribune
added Sep 12, 2016 14:43
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Contribution limits, tobacco tax increase gain enough signatures to appear on Missouri ballot

Initiative petitions to reinstate campaign contribution limits and increase the tax on tobacco were certified Tuesday to appear on Missouri’s November ballot...A lawsuit seeks to keep the tobacco tax increase to fund early childhood education off the bal
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Aug 9, 2016 23:11
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