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[Virginia] Ex-Va. Gov.'s Bribery Appeal Heads To Supreme Court ($$)

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s appeal of his bribery convictions, taking on his contention that the trial court took too broad a view of his use of official powers, according to an order list on Friday.
added Jan 15, 2016 23:53

[Asia] Indian lawmakers, health officials spar over tobacco pack warnings

A parliamentary panel in India reviewing whether to put larger health warnings on cigarette packets has asked the health ministry for evidence...The panel...apparent conflict of interest as one of its members owns a tobacco business
added Jan 8, 2016 03:29

Tobacco companies line up on both sides of Missouri tax debate

civil war in the tobacco industry could play out in Missouri this year. A pair of rival ballot measures seek to raise the state’s lowest-in-the-nation 17-cents-a-pack...parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco donated $1 million to one tobacco tax proposa
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Jan 4, 2016 18:49

[Indiana] EDWARDS: Hoosier Politician's Unhealthy Relationship with Big Tobacco

If these young upstarts want to manufacture an alternative to a carcinogenic habit, they need to pay $1000.00...An $800 dollar campaign contribution to Kevin Mahon’s 2012 campaign by Philip Morris
Indiana Talks
added Dec 30, 2015 22:38

Powerful health groups renew push to raise Florida's cigarette tax

Four powerful health organizations are putting their collective muscle behind an effort to increase the state’s cigarette tax for the first time in seven years. The coalition, which includes the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the Americ
Tampa Bay (FL) Times
added Nov 20, 2015 03:16

Racial Politics Flavor Debate Over Banning Menthol Cigarettes

Lorillard made a striking exception for one set of Democrats: African Americans. It gave campaign cash to half of all black members of Congress...Banning menthol would be politically difficult...African American politicians and organizations have been lar
added Nov 17, 2015 17:03

Which Oregon candidates puff on cigarette cash? 2016 money in politics

Oregon's main lobbying entity on tobacco issues, Altria Client Services, has given more than $83,200 to candidates or campaign committees since Oct. 6, campaign finance reports show. More than half — some $43,000 — has gone to a political action committe
The Oregonian
added Nov 16, 2015 21:41

LETTERS: The Uncertainties About E-Cigarettes

Nocera expresses certainty about the health benefits of e-cigarettes...To realize any potential benefits of e-cigarettes and minimize their risks, the Obama administration must promptly issue an effective final rule asserting F.D.A. authority over e-cigar
New York Times
added Oct 24, 2015 11:10

[Asia, Pakistan] ADIL: Blocking tobacco control

Those who are blocking implementation of the Framework Convention for Tobacco Control are doing a great disservice to the people of this country. The state must fulfil its international commitments for the sake of its own people’s good health.
The News (pk)
added Oct 21, 2015 14:37

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy? New Title Could Mean Big News For Tobacco, Banking Leaders That Give Him Money

Several varied corporations populate the top tiers of McCarthy's donor base. The biggest donor was tobacco company Altria ($65,000
IBT - International Business Times
added Oct 8, 2015 10:58
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