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[North Carolina] Grow NC Strong

Discloses Donors? YES Viewpoint: CONSERVATIVE Type of group: SUPER PAC Supports: Thom Tillis (R-NC) Grand Total Spent on 2016 Federal Elections: $1,273,880
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:53
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Of Course Trump's Health Secretary Is a Friend of Big Tobacco

Price (R-Ga.), who was confirmed as health and human services secretary by a 52-47 vote in the Senate early Friday morning, has repeatedly voted against bills that could harm big tobacco. At the same time, he's received thousands of dollars in political c
Mother Jones Magazine
added Feb 10, 2017 15:17
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Tobacco

Contributions to federal candidates and political committees from the tobacco industry, which includes makers of cigarettes, cigars and smokeless tobacco, as well as their trade groups, have dropped precipitously since 2002.
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 11, 2017 16:58
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, Germany] State aid under scrutiny

In its reply on January 23... ‘The Commission is not aware of aid granted to British American Tobacco (BAT) in Poland, Hungary, Romania or Croatia. It has, however, requested the authorities of those member states whether aid was granted to BAT after 1 Ju
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 27, 2017 16:59
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[Ohio] Appeals judge Timothy Horton to plead guilty to spending campaign funds on cigars, meals

Franklin County Court of Appeals Judge Timothy Horton soon will appear in a courtroom other than his own to plead guilty to criminal charges. The Ohio Elections Commission this morning unanimously referred Horton for prosecution on three counts of fili
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jan 28, 2017 21:26
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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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[UK] ARCHIVE: Tory MP heaps praise on e-cigarettes after vaping firm treats him to £1,600 trip to Rugby World Cup

Pawsey enjoyed more than £1,600 worth of hospitality at a Rugby World Cup match in September, with Japan Tobacco International (JTI) picking up the tab. JTI is the sole owner of E-Lites, one of the leading brands of e-cigarette in the UK.
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 22, 2017 21:42
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] JT making questionable political donations in bid to stop tobacco tax hike

allegedly providing donations to politicians "in return for favors." This article tries to shed light on JT's behind-the-scenes maneuvering in a society where antismoking is the mainstream stance.
Sentaku Magazine (jp)
added Apr 23, 2017 13:31
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, Germany] Parliamentary questions: Subject: Closure of the British American Tobacco (BAT) plant in Bayreuth

decision was made to move the production of tobacco products from Bayreuth to Poland, Hungary, Romania and Croatia...1. Has the Polish, Hungarian, Romanian or Croatian State granted or promised regional aid or direct or indirect aid (for example, by crea
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:59
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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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