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[Australia] Nationals open to tobacco donations

The Abbott government will not be free of tobacco funding, despite a ban on tobacco donations to the Liberal Party, because its junior Coalition partner will continue to accept money from cigarette makers. In August, Tony Abbott announced he had ordered
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 9, 2014 23:02
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[California] Dan Morain: A striking shift in accepting tobacco money

But in the Capitol of the state where the anti-smoking crusade began, tobacco is creeping back, especially among Democrats who no longer shun the industry’s campaign money. Gov. Jerry Brown took $27,000 in tobacco money for his campaign this year
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Feb 9, 2014 21:46
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[UK] Smoking (Private Members’ Clubs) Bill (PDF)

A BILL TO Make provision to allow smoking in a separate ventilated room in a private members’ club if a majority of the members of the club so decide.
United Kingdom Parliament (uk)
added Jan 10, 2014 00:50
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[UK] MUIR: Diary: fags for the memories … the tobacco companies splash out again

Christopher Chope, and a part of the package was the smoking (private members' clubs) bill, which would have permitted indoor smoking ... Donors? Those endlessly generous types at Japan Tobacco International. Last summer they gave him and others tickets f
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 10, 2014 00:44
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[Europe, Netherlands] Tobacco lobbyist was head of EU ethics committee

Michel Petite, head ot the European Union’s ethics committee tasked with the monitoring of the influence of lobbyists, resigned on December 18, because “his position had become untenable” due to a conflict of interest, notes De Standaard.
Expatica.com (nl)
added Dec 20, 2013 17:00
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National Report: North Dakota Ranks 1st in Protecting Kids from Tobacco

Fifteen years after the 1998 state tobacco settlement, North Dakota ranks 1st ... North Dakota currently spends $9.5 million a year on tobacco prevention and cessation programs ... North Dakota is one of only two states, along with Alaska, that currently
PR Newswire
added Dec 9, 2013 14:38
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[Asia, China] Officials should set anti-smoking example: report

The anti-smoking advocacy group ThinkTank has urged Chinese government officials to take the lead to curb smoking in the world's largest cigarette market. Officials should not consume tobacco products purchased with government funds or accept any tobacc
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 3, 2013 11:35
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[UK] David Cameron's 'u-turn on a u-turn' over cigarette packs is attempt to prevent Tories' tobacco firm links from becoming election issue

The Tories had been accused by Labour of pandering to the commercial lobbying interests of their election strategist Lynton Crosby - whose company has links to the industry - when they announced they were backing away from plans to remove branding from c
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 09:49
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[Europe] KASSANDRA: Tobacco smoke and mirrors

Dalli was forced out of his post by Barroso himself, who asked for him to resign citing the OLAF report access to which was refuse to him. After the Health Commisioner refused to do so, Barroso declared that he considered him to have resigned. As a resul
New Europe
added Nov 3, 2013 23:53
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FDA - BEVERLY MCKITTRICK

OBJECTIVES A. Long-term - To create political environment where "moderates" of both parties on the Hill can vote for legislation that divests FDA of any power to regulate tobacco because they are convinced that FDA is already failing miserably in accomp
Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
added Oct 31, 2013 19:54
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