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[Illinois] Raoul takes heat over tobacco industry contributions in attorney general forum

State Sen. Kwame Raoul on Wednesday took fire for accepting campaign cash from tobacco companies, as a crowded gathering of Democrats running for attorney general pointed fingers over who was most beholden to campaign contributors and party leaders.
Chicago Tribune
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[Australia] ARCHIVE: 'Thank you for smoking': Leyonhjelm confirms Philip Morris backing

Liberal Democratic senator gives speech praising smokers but it emerges party accepted tens of thousands of dollars from tobacco giant in 2013 election
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:26
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[California] Parents To Rally To Demand Politicians Refuse Money From Big Tobacco

Parents will rally this morning outside San Francisco City Hall to demand elected officials, candidates and political groups refuse money from any tobacco company seeking to repeal the city's ban on the sale of flavored tobacco, organizers said Sunday.
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Jan 15, 2018 23:56
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[UK] Tory and DUP MPs criticised for ‘wining and dining’ tobacco firms

Conservative and DUP MPs have been criticised for hosting a string of receptions, lunches and dinners in parliament for tobacco companies over the last 18 months. Labour said the events were inappropriate given the public health risk posed by tobacco co
The Guardian (uk)
added Dec 30, 2017 20:39
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[Illinois] Raoul rivals call for him to return $100K in tobacco money

Rivals of Democratic attorney general hopeful Kwame Raoul are ripping his decision to accept $100,000 in donations from companies controlled by a tobacco mogul, after the tobacco firms repeatedly clashed with the attorney general's office over payments u
Crain's Chicago Business
added Dec 22, 2017 01:38
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[Australia] Labor tobacco donations referred to ICAC and electoral authorities

Corruption authorities have been asked to investigate $400,000 worth of donations a tobacco executive made to the Labor Party, potentially breaching NSW law and ALP rules...asking it and the NSW Electoral Commission to probe revelations that Sydney tobacc
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:10
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[Asia, India] Policy makers to keep off tobacco industry

The state government has issued a notification prohibiting representatives of tobacco industry from accessing its officials engaged in making the policy framework and rules regarding the implementation of tobacco control laws in Bihar. Instead, they would
Times of India
added Jun 27, 2017 00:16
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[Minnesota] Letter: In the pocket of Big Tobacco

Why did Reps. Dave Baker and Tim Miller and Sen. Andrew Lang vote in favor of the big tobacco companies and against the health of our children? These three Republicans each voted at least twice to follow the wishes of Big Tobacco to freeze the tobacco t
West Central Tribune (MN)
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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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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[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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