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GLANTZ: California cancer advocates call out Assemblymember Jim Cooper for breaking promise not to take tobacco money

on March 14, 2018, he accepted a $4,400 contribution from Philip Morris. ACS CAN contacted him and he told ACS CAN that he decided to reverse course and start accepting donations from tobacco companies.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 11, 2018 02:35
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[California] Elk Grove lawmaker called out for accepting tobacco money

Cooper signed the pledge during his first run for the Assembly in 2014. He did not report accepting tobacco money until he took a $4,400 donation from Philip Morris for his re-election campaign in March.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added May 9, 2018 21:22
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[Kentucky] Record $8.4 million spent by lobbyists in first 3 months of General Assembly

The top spender during the first quarter of 2018 was Altria, one of the world's largest producers and marketers of tobacco products, which spent heavily on its lobbying effort in opposition to an increased tax on tobacco. The parent company of Philip Mo
Kentucky Today
added May 1, 2018 19:33
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VIDEO: Reality Check: Lobbyist Spending In Minnesota

And it gets results. The parent company for Philip Morris tobacco spent $400,000 at the Capitol in 2017 while tobacco distributors spent $211,485 — a total of more than $611,485.
WCCO-Channel 4000
added Mar 29, 2018 17:08
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[New York] EDITORIAL: Kirsten Gillibrand’s latest left turn

What a long, long way she’s come from her days as a lawyer for Big Tobacco, among other “corporate interests.” Interests that still send her millions in campaign donations, presumably because they think she remains willing to work with them.
New York Post
added Mar 26, 2018 14:31
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[Australia] Minister denies tobacco interest conflict

The deputy Nationals leader denies she has a conflict of interest as regional health minister despite her party accepting donations from the tobacco industry. Philip Morris Limited gave more than $15,000 to the National Party in 2016-17, but Bridget McK
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Feb 28, 2018 13:02
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[North Carolina] Health Officials Alarmed at Uptick in Teen Vaping

Six years after North Carolina legislators eliminated funding for teen tobacco cessation programs, health officials are noting a sharp uptick in the number of kids using nicotine products....a steady and increasingly steep climb in the number of kids usin
North Carolina Health News
added Feb 16, 2018 17:25
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[UK] Big tobacco donates to party coffers

An international tobacco giant has donated a total of $35,000 to the coffers of two Australian minor parties. Australian Electoral Commission disclosure returns for 2016-17 released on Thursday show Philip Morris donated $20,000 to the Liberal Democrati
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 1, 2018 02:27
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[Illinois] It looks like Ruiz was wrong about Raoul

Ruiz charged that at a forum with the Chicago Sun-Times this month, Raoul had defended taking the tobacco industry money by saying he’d had the contributions approved by the attorney general’s office. Raoul repeatedly disputed having said that.
CapitolFax.com (Rich Miller blog)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:29
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[Illinois] Smoking out the truth in Big Tobacco fight in AG’s race: Sun-Times transcript

State Sen. Kwame Raoul is calling a fellow Democratic candidate for attorney general a “serial liar” for contending that Raoul said the attorney general’s office had approved his campaign contributions from Big Tobacco. The testy exchange happened during
Chicago Sun-Times
added Jan 25, 2018 21:59
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