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California ballot campaigns raise nearly $300M

Tobacco is outspending its opposition 2-to-1 in an effort to defeat Proposition 56, which would add a $2 tax onto each pack of cigarettes. That would increase the tax to $2.87. “Corporations have poured in more than $37 million so far to defeat the meas
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Sep 3, 2016 13:17
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[Virginia] Feds Get More Time To Decide Whether To Retry McDonnell ($$)

The Fourth Circuit has granted the federal government’s request for three more weeks to decide whether to pursue charges against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark June decision that vacated and remanded his br
Law360
added Aug 31, 2016 21:16
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[Virginia] Feds Ask For Delay To Decide Whether To Retry McDonnell ($$)

Prosecutors on Friday asked the Fourth Circuit for three more weeks to decide whether or not to pursue charges against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark June decision that vacated and remanded his bribery conv
Law360
added Aug 28, 2016 08:20
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GLANTZ: Big Tobacco aims its guns to kill California tobacco tax

Because Proposition 56 is a bigger tax with more money for anti-tobacco education and research it will have a bigger effect on health, reducing medical costs and building the California economy … and cost Big Tobacco even more money.
San Francisco Chronicle
added Aug 22, 2016 13:29
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Cigarette makers fight North Dakota tobacco tax hike

Campaign finance disclosure reports filed with the North Dakota Secretary of State's office show Marlboro-maker Altria Group Inc. and RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. have contributed more than $860,000 to fight the tobacco tax increase that will appear on the No
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 18, 2016 03:54
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Contribution limits, tobacco tax increase gain enough signatures to appear on Missouri ballot

Initiative petitions to reinstate campaign contribution limits and increase the tax on tobacco were certified Tuesday to appear on Missouri’s November ballot...A lawsuit seeks to keep the tobacco tax increase to fund early childhood education off the bal
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Aug 9, 2016 23:11
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VIDEO: California lawmakers called out for taking tobacco money

What do Gov. Jerry Brown, Assemblyman Adam Gray and state Sen. Isadore Hall have in common? They’re Democrats among a slew of California lawmakers who have accepted money from tobacco...American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network is calling out elected
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Aug 8, 2016 13:20
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[Pennsylvania] Donors provide perks to convention-goers in Philadelphia

Monday morning, tobacco giant Altria, Duke Energy and others hosted a charity outing at Merion Golf Club. Members of Congress and other officeholders were invited. The press was not.
Pittsburgh (PA) Post-Gazette
added Jul 29, 2016 16:41
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Trump VP Hates Weed, Loves Big Tobacco

CANCER MAN: Mike Pence has been a Big Tobacco booster for more than a decade... Pence has been handsomely compensated by tobacco companies for his advocacy against anti-smoking public health campaigns, even though they have proven wildly successful in dri
Metro Active
added Jul 28, 2016 20:42
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL: Fair taxation  just so much cigar smoke

what’s a Pennsylvania budget without some special-interest favoritism? Lawmakers rejected a tax on cigars while raising or establishing taxes on all other tobacco products...tobacco lobbyists have spent millions of dollars in Harrisburg warding off the ci
Scranton (PA) Times-Tribune
added Jul 27, 2016 13:44
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