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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] 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

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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[Virginia] Preview: Tawdry Tales S49 (0:53)

CBS
added May 1, 2017 12:04
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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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[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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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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A Former Trump Partner in a Failed Russia Deal Donated to his Inauguration

In the early 1980s, LeBow rose to fame as an investor, scooping up a diverse range of companies, including Western Union and Brigham's Ice Cream. But his most well-known investment might have been Liggett Tobacco, which led LeBow to other tobacco-related
Mother Jones Magazine
added Apr 21, 2017 17:51
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[District of Columbia] AUDIO: Reynolds donates at least $1 million to Trump inauguration committee

“The peaceful and orderly transition of power is not only a hallmark of our nation’s greatness but also critical to our social and economic stability...As a proud American employer for more than a century, RAI was pleased to be one of many organizations c
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Apr 20, 2017 18:59
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