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Of Course Trump's Health Secretary Is a Friend of Big Tobacco

Price (R-Ga.), who was confirmed as health and human services secretary by a 52-47 vote in the Senate early Friday morning, has repeatedly voted against bills that could harm big tobacco. At the same time, he's received thousands of dollars in political c
Mother Jones Magazine
added Feb 10, 2017 15:17
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[Asia, Israel] Milchan said to tell cops Netanyahus demanded champagne, cigars

Billionaire Israeli film producer Arnon Milchan reportedly told Israeli police that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife demanded the champagne and cigars that he has allegedly been supplying them, and that these were not merely gifts he gave o
Times of Israel (is)
added Jan 31, 2017 19:52
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[Ohio] Appeals judge Timothy Horton to plead guilty to spending campaign funds on cigars, meals

Franklin County Court of Appeals Judge Timothy Horton soon will appear in a courtroom other than his own to plead guilty to criminal charges. The Ohio Elections Commission this morning unanimously referred Horton for prosecution on three counts of fili
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Jan 28, 2017 21:26
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, Germany] State aid under scrutiny

In its reply on January 23... ‘The Commission is not aware of aid granted to British American Tobacco (BAT) in Poland, Hungary, Romania or Croatia. It has, however, requested the authorities of those member states whether aid was granted to BAT after 1 Ju
Tobacco Reporter
added Jan 27, 2017 16:59
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[Eastern Europe, Europe, Germany] Parliamentary questions: Subject: Closure of the British American Tobacco (BAT) plant in Bayreuth

decision was made to move the production of tobacco products from Bayreuth to Poland, Hungary, Romania and Croatia...1. Has the Polish, Hungarian, Romanian or Croatian State granted or promised regional aid or direct or indirect aid (for example, by crea
Europarl (European Parliament)
added Jan 27, 2017 16:59
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Smoking guns: Trump’s transition appointments signal his plans to attack regulations

several key members of Trump’s transition team have ties to the tobacco industry ...tobacco policy ranks far down the list. But it represents, in microcosm, the overlap between the transition team and the “swamp” of corporate lobbying and influence Trump
Yahoo!
added Nov 22, 2016 23:43
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ASH 2016 Tobacco Campaign Contribution Map

For this 2016 cycle, Big Tobacco has contributed OVER $2.5 million in almost every state, across the aisle. Read our Blog> to learn about why this is a serious problem. Check out our #TobaccoSpotlight map to see how much your state representative has re
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 20, 2016 20:55
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Did money buy California ballot measure contests?

opened up their wallets again to the tune of $71.3 million to try to fend off a $2 tax hike under Proposition 56. The tobacco industry lost, 64 percent to 36 percent, to a campaign with less than half as much money. Outside factors, such as the Legislat
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 18, 2016 15:31
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Anti- Smoking campaigners question the financial request from the Ceylon Tobacco Company

The government is accused of making an unethical decision on its fight against tobacco and alcohol consumption by seeking a donation of 500 million rupees from the Ceylon Tobacco company, as per a proposal in budget 2017.
Hiru News (lk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:47
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[Colorado, North Dakota] California Voters Pass Steep Tobacco Tax Hike

But industry-funded "no" messaging in Colorado and North Dakota carried the day, perhaps because -- unlike in California, where proponents spent more than $30 million pushing the measure -- backers of the tax hikes in those states failed to mount signifi
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2016 20:51
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