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[Europe, Malta] The Second OLAF Report on Dalli

the Maltese judiciary has made no progress in any of the cases concerning Dalli. One case concerning the tobacco bribes has been dragging in the local court for years, and the new facts reported by OLAF last summer do not seem to have prompted any concret
New Europe
added May 14, 2017 10:43
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Thank You for Smoking: Big Tobacco Rolls Back Into Washington

While Big Tobacco was not really a player in the Trump campaign, Reynolds and Altria donated big-time for Inauguration festivities, giving $1 million and $500,000 respectively, Open.Secrets said. And tobacco lobbying efforts in Washington have ramped up
Yahoo! Finance
added May 9, 2017 21:37
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[Texas] LETTER: Tobacco's other big losers

Vela was mistaken...to think the only group that will lose out if the law raising the age to buy tobacco is passed is the tobacco companies. Our congressmen and senators who support government subsidies for tobacco farming and receive large contributions
Corpus Christi (TX) Caller-Times
added May 9, 2017 21:06
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[Australia] Federal Group, Labor, tobacco giant under spotlight as review of 1973 bribe allegations welcomed

Tasmania's Police Commissioner has agreed to review a four-decades old investigation into bribery allegations surrounding the resignation of the former deputy premier Kevin Lyons, which triggered the fall of the government in 1972.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added May 9, 2017 20:38
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Big tobacco in 2017: Full steam ahead

Unmentioned was the fact that Cole ended the 2016 cycle at No. 10 among the tobacco industry‘s top recipients of campaign contributions, having raked in more than $33,000. Bishop received about half that, $16,000. Big tobacco’s favorite candidate of 2016
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added May 5, 2017 04:22
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[Virginia] McDonnell on the Rolex: 'I'm a Seiko and Timex guy'

“With all my heart, I believed it was from her. She told me it was from her,” McDonnell said in an interview broadcast Sunday night on CBS’ “60 Minutes.”..Jonnie R. Williams Sr., then-CEO of Star Scientific, bought the Rolex and gave it to Maureen McDonn
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added May 1, 2017 11:56
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[Virginia] Ex-Governor Bob McDonnell on SCOTUS overturning his conviction

multi-millionaire Jonnie Williams...wanted the governor's help getting state-sponsored studies of his new tobacco-based supplement called Anatabloc. He claimed it had healing powers.
CBS
added May 1, 2017 12:25
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[Virginia] Preview: Tawdry Tales S49 (0:53)

CBS
added May 1, 2017 12:04
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[Virginia] Preview: Tawdry Tales

The Supreme Court overturned former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's public corruption conviction involving $177,000 in gifts and loans. But in his opinion, Chief Justice John Roberts called the "tawdry tales" of the case "far from" "normal political interac
CBS
added May 1, 2017 12:08
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Tobacco Companies Gave $1.5 Million to Trump Inaugural and Ramped Up Lobbying – They Want to Roll Back FDA Oversight of E-Cigarettes, Cigars

The new disclosure documents reveal the tobacco industry is going all out to get its way: The two largest U.S. tobacco companies, Altria and Reynolds American, gave $500,000 and $1 million respectively to President Trump’s inauguration, according to disc
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Apr 21, 2017 18:13
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