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[Colorado] Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars

A campaign is underway to ask Denver voters about allowing marijuana consumption in bars and other places that only allow people over 21. Activists who campaigned for recreational pot legalization in Colorado have launched a petition drive to allow what
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 3, 2015 15:18
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Tell Chamber of Commerce: Stop Fighting Anti-Smoking Measures

Influencing international trade agreements to benefit tobacco companies: The Chamber has staunchly opposed measures in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that would protect countries’ sovereign rights to implement life-saving public health policies. If
Facebook
added Jul 3, 2015 15:04
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Senators to U.S. Chamber: Stop Renting Your Letterhead to Big Tobacco

“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s decision to use its international clout to fight regulations of tobacco products around the world is craven and unconscionable. Commerce member companies should be concerned that their good name is sullied in efforts to st
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:02
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ARCHIVE: Transcript: #19-98 Ties that Bind: The ACLU and Big Tobacco May 13, 1998

On this roundtable edition of Making Contact, we're joined here in the studio by Stanton Glantz....And with us by phone ... is the author of an investigative article about ties between the ACLU and the tobacco industry, former Washington Post reporter Mo
National Radio Project
added Jul 3, 2015 13:48
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ARCHIVE: ALLIES: The ACLU and the TOBACCO INDUSTRY

has a conflict of interest: At the same time that it takes money from the tobacco industry, it allies itself with the tobacco industry to fight legislation intended to ban or restrict tobacco advertising and promotion-
Tufts University
added Jul 3, 2015 13:11
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ARCHIVE: LETTERS: GLASSER/MINTZ: Tobacco and the American Civil Liberties Union: ACLU’s Charges

none of the support we received from companies whose products include tobacco was for issues directly related to those companies’ interests / It could open all ACLU records relating to tobacco. It could repudiate tobacco money, as has the Southern Califor
Nieman Reports
added Jul 3, 2015 12:57
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ARCHIVE: MINTZ: The ACLU and the Tobacco Companies

Glasser’s response is rooted in "Allies: The ACLU and the Tobacco Industry," a report I had released in July 1993. "Allies" drew press coverage focusing on the Union’s solicitation and acceptance of $500,000 from Philip Morris, the leading cigarette maker
Nieman Reports
added Jul 3, 2015 12:37
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Majority of Donations to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Given by Just 64 Entities / 2012 Tax Forms Reveal Donation Amounts

“The U.S. Chamber is one of the largest conduits of dark money in the country, but it refuses to disclose its donors....only about 1,500 donors provided nearly 95 percent of its contributions, and just 64 of those donors accounted for more than half of it
Public Citizen
added Jul 3, 2015 11:38
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GILBERT: The U.S. Chamber, Fanning the Flames of Tobacco Smoke Internationally

Countries need to recognize that the U.S. Chamber is not the U.S. government, nor is it representative of the broad swath of U.S. businesses and push back to protect their population’s health.
CitizenVox (Public Citizen)
added Jul 3, 2015 11:32
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'Influence Machine' reveals how U.S. Chamber of Commerce oils the engine of politics

Katz has assembled a work of synthesis and insight. She carefully marshals the historical record and supplements it with interviews and documents ...the chamber has fought against consumer protections, environmental regulations, tobacco taxes, regulation
Los Angeles Times
added Jul 3, 2015 11:10
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