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Juul Labs gave to members of Congress, attorneys general ahead of midterms

Covington & Burling, Empire Consulting Group, InSight Public Affairs, Kountoupes Denham Carr & Reid and the S-3 Group. Here’s another component of the company’s efforts to influence Washington: the Juul Labs Employees PAC doled out nearly $80,000 in camp
Politico
added Dec 7, 2018 15:22
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Is It Racist to Ban Menthol Cigarettes—or Not To? The FDA's new proposal stirs up an old, complicated debate.

Gottlieb’s other proposal has drawn less attention, but is more controversial: an outright ban on menthol cigarettes. “I believe these menthol-flavored products represent one of the most common and pernicious routes by which kids initiate on combustible
The New Republic
added Nov 21, 2018 16:38
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[West Virginia] Arkansas justice calls election a win over outside spending

Republican State Leadership Committee’...which launched its initiative focused on state court races in 2014, and its donors this year have included the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, tobacco company Reynolds American...Two prominent Republicans backed by the g
Seymour (IN) Daily Tribune
added Nov 8, 2018 19:09
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[New Hampshire] Big Tobacco Spends Big To Block A Tax And Medicaid Expansion In Montana

"We poked the bear, that's for sure," Cahill says. "And it's not because we were all around the table saying, 'Hey, we want to have a huge fight and go through trauma the next several months.' It's because it's the right thing to do."
New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:36
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More on Gillibrand dodging debate with her opponent – and the NXIVM nexus

Gillibrand helped craft a momentous victory for the tobacco industry... After becoming a politician, Gillibrand downplayed her role as a lawyer...accepted nearly $20,000 in campaign donations from the tobacco industry in her congressional campaign.
Artvoice
added Oct 22, 2018 17:31
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[UK-Scotland] SNP in row over conference fees from tobacco giants

THE SNP has been criticised after it emerged that tobacco companies had paid thousands of pounds to attend their party conference. Despite the Scottish Government’s tough stance on smoking, cigarette makers Japan Tobacco International (JTI) and Imperial
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Oct 15, 2018 19:42
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[California] San Francisco Voters End the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products Despite Strong Industry Opposition

defied a $12 million campaign funded almost entirely by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR) and supported implementation of a law prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and flavored vaping liquids—the first suc
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Oct 9, 2018 18:57
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[California] GLANTZ: Putting the successful defense of San Francisco’s prohibition on sale of flavored tobacco products in context

San Francisco voters showed that with appropriate support for public health campaigns, it is possible to overcome more heavily financed efforts by Big Tobacco if there is enough funding to spread the message. RJR's attempt to roll back the law illustrate
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 9, 2018 18:56
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Industry groups spending millions fighting Montana measures

One ballot initiative would raise taxes on cigarettes and snuff for the first time since 2005, and tax vaping products for the first time ever. One tobacco giant in particular, Altria, is spending millions of dollars to flood the state’s airwaves with ad
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 5, 2018 20:09
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The 2018 CPA-Zicklin Index of Corporate Political Disclosure and Accountability (PDF)

S&P 500 Commitment to Political Disclosure and Accountability Remains Strong Despite Attacks
Center for Political Accountability
added Oct 4, 2018 15:54
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