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MARTENS: IRS Sleuths Were on the Right Track: Big Tobacco Created Tea Party in 1994

Big Tobacco not only created the Tea Party, it has promoted it over decades, pumped millions into marketing it, and pulled it out of its magic hat every time it needed to produce an overnight, spontaneous “grassroots” movement.
DeSmogBlog
added May 23, 2013 03:50
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[Europe] OLAF FINAL REPORT (PDF)

Google Docs
added Apr 29, 2013 13:05
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[Oklahoma] Fight over e-cigarettes heats up at Okla. Capitol

a new industry is blossoming across Oklahoma: Mom-and-pop stores that sell “vapor” products that use a heating element to convert nicotine into an inhalable water vapor. But many of these small businesses fear big tobacco companies are trying to cut the
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2013 14:05
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[California] Group says Los Angeles county, city under siege from lawsuits

abusive lawsuits against local governments seeking a quick payday," said Tom Scott, executive director of California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse ... donors include the tobacco, insurance, oil, drug and auto industries.
Pasadena (CA) Star-News
added Apr 16, 2013 15:19
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E Cigarette Reviewed Takes WHO to Task Over E-Cig Claims

The World Health Organization's (WHO) report on electronic cigarette has attracted much criticism, but they are yet to revoke their calls for a ban on e-cigarettes. E Cigarette Reviewed is publicly calling on WHO to provide some credible evidence to suppo
PR Newswire
added Apr 10, 2013 12:46
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Tobacco industry up to old tricks

“Japan Tobacco can spend millions of pounds on adverts but what their money can’t buy is facts. There are no new revelations here, just the same old tobacco industry up to its same old tricks – an industry which knows it has to recruit new customers to r
ASH Scotland
added Apr 10, 2013 08:46
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[UK] VIDEO: Cigarette Giant JTI's Plain Packaging Advert Banned After Government Policy Claim Found To Be False

An anti-plain packaging campaign advert placed in national newspapers by one of the biggest tobacco giants has been banned after it was found to have made false claims about government policy.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 13, 2013 11:28
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Disgraced Ex-Congressman Attacks John Boehner in New Book / Bob Ney, who was imprisoned for his role in the Jack Abramoff scandal, has some scores to settle.

“He was a chain-smoking, relentless wine drinker who was more interested in the high life--golf, women, cigarettes ... his ties with a tobacco company were so tight that lawmakers could get free cigarettes from Boehner’s office
National Journal
added Mar 6, 2013 07:20
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Big Tobacco-Backed Lawmakers Take Down Oklahoma's Anti-Smoking Bill

“This is a victory for tobacco lobbyists and the tobacco industry,” said Alex Weintz, Fallin’s communications director. “It’s a defeat for the state of Oklahoma and anyone who cares about improving our health.” As OKNews reports, the debate over SB 36 r
Think Progress (blog)
added Feb 19, 2013 19:14
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LAFRAMBOISE: About Those Tobacco Connections…

Even if tobacco never existed, the Tea Party would still be against red tape. ... Will Professor Glantz be writing a paper about these facts? Will he be declaring, in a press release, that both Al Gore and the WWF have “longstanding ties to tobacco compa
Mens News Daily
added Feb 12, 2013 12:37
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