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[California] Proposition 56 - Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.

In Support of this measure: Total amount of reported contributions to this measure: $17,638,437* / In Opposition to this measure: Total amount of reported contributions to this measure: $55,935,860*
California Secretary of State
added Sep 15, 2016 16:27
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The money behind the battle over raising California’s cigarette tax

Tobacco companies have given nearly $56 million since June to fight a proposed cigarette tax in California, according to a MapLight analysis of data from the Secretary of State’s Office. The RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company and Altria, the parent company of P
Maplight.org [Money and Politics: Illuminating the Connection] (Sunlight Foundation)
added Sep 15, 2016 04:01
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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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[California] RAFTERY; REP. HUNTER, WHO TOOK $42,000 FROM TOBACCO INDUSTRIES, PUSHES TO ALLOW FREE TOBACCO FOR TROOPS

including over $13,511 for his 2016 campaign... Asked about threats posed by tobacco to soldiers’ lives and health, as well as the high costs of caring for veterans...Hunter stated, “I don’t care."...just whose interest is Rep. Hunter truly representing?
East County (CA) Magazine (Heartland Foundation)
added Sep 11, 2016 21:41
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[Virginia] BREAKING: Feds Drop Case Against Ex-Va. Gov. McDonnell And His Wife ($$)

Law360
added Sep 8, 2016 20:37
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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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[California] Campaign Finance: PROPOSITION 056 - CIGARETTE TAX TO FUND HEALTHCARE, TOBACCO USE PREVENTION, RESEARCH, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. INITIATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT AND STATUTE.

How much money is being raised and spent to pass or defeat California propositions and ballot measures, and what are the sources of the money? Check here to follow the money trail.
CA Secretary of State
added Sep 4, 2016 11:19
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Top 10 Contributor List: November 2016 General Election: Prop 56 - California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016: Opposing

1 Philip Morris USA Inc. and its affiliates...$19,478,325 / 2 R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and its affiliates, by its service company RAI Services Company $13,235,970...Total from top contributors $35,588,859
California Fair Political Practices Commission
added Sep 4, 2016 11:13
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Top 10 Contributor List: November 2016 General Election: Prop 56 - California Healthcare, Research and Prevention Tobacco Tax Act of 2016: Supporting

1 CA Hospitals Committee on Issues - $10,000,000 / 2 CA State Council of Service Employees Issues Committee - $2,092,146... Total from top contributors $17,056,669
California Fair Political Practices Commission
added Sep 4, 2016 11:10
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[California] LATE CONTRIBUTION REPORT: NO ON 56 - STOP THE SPECIAL INTEREST TAX GRAB. MAJOR FUNDING BY PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND R.J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY (PDF)

PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES (MADE BY ITS SERVICE COMPANY, ALTRIA CLIENT SERVICES LLC) / AMOUNT RECEIVED: $386,000.00
CA Secretary of State
added Sep 4, 2016 10:56
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