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Tobacco industry looks for political wins in Minnesota, usually unfriendly turf

From neighborhood meetings like the Sharpton visit, to the halls of the State Capitol and the powerful House Taxes Committee, the tobacco industry is still finding ways to exert political influence in a state long viewed as hostile to its interests. By
Minneapolis (MN) Star Tribune
added Feb 13, 2017 03:58
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Avoiding “A Massive Spin-Off Effect in West Africa and Beyond”: The Tobacco Industry Stymies Tobacco Control in Nigeria

The emergence of tobacco control in Nigeria threatened the tobacco industry, which believed that success in Nigeria would have a “domino effect” in Africa. The industry used lobbying and front groups to successfully block and weaken Nigeria’s tobacco cont
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 24, 2017 23:20
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Avoiding "a massive spin-off effect in West Africa and beyond": The tobacco industry stymies tobacco control in Nigeria.

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 24, 2017 23:15
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Tobacco: Lobbying, 2016

Total for Tobacco: $19,833,360 Total Number of Clients Reported: 28 Total Number of Lobbyists Reported: 186... Altria Group $10,060,000 Philip Morris International $5,110,000 Reynolds American $1,883,630 Vector Group $320,000
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Feb 12, 2017 21:16
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[North Carolina] Big Tobacco is back trying to influence elections – especially in NC

activity was its steepest in 14 years, as it spent more than $1.1 million to support Grow NC Strong, a group that attacked Deborah Ross, who ran an unsuccessful challenge against Sen. Richard Burr...attack ad against Ross that had nothing to do with tobac
McClatchy Newspapers
added Feb 11, 2017 17:12
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[Australia] SOHLBERG: Plain Packaging and Warning Labels—While the WTO is Examining the Legality of Packaging and Labeling Requirements that Prohibit the Use of Lawfully Registered Trademarks on Tobacco Products, Researchers Promote Their Use on Soft Drinks and Alcoh

Honduras, Dominican Republic, Indonesia and Cuba allege that plain packaging is an unjustifiable encumbrance ...Given the drive by...health researchers of promoting tobacco-like regulation in the food and beverage sector, the industry will need to pay clo
JD Supra, LLC
added Feb 11, 2017 00:41
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[Washington] Plan would allow cigar lounges, but workers would have to be smokers — and take a test to prove it

But this year, to get around concerns that the lounges would expose workers to secondhand smoke, they’re proposing something new: Cigar lounges could only hire smokers as employees. And those employees would have to take a blood test to prove that they
The Olympian (WA)
added Feb 10, 2017 18:01
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Battling Menthol Restrictions, R.J. Reynolds Reaches Out to Sharpton, Other Black Leaders

hot button issue of police harassment...quietly enlisted black groups and leaders, including civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton and ex-Florida Congressman Kendrick B. Meek, to hold meetings at prominent black churches on the theme of “Decriminalizing
FairWarning
added Feb 10, 2017 16:01
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[UK] Priti Patel

2 Relationship with the Tobacco Industry 2.1 Working on the BAT Account at Weber Shandwick 2.2 Seconded to BAT's Press Office 3 Supporting Tobacco Industry Positions and Arguments 3.1 Smokefree legislation 3.2 Point of sales display ban 3.3 Plain Packagi
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Nov 8, 2017 15:41
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[Europe, UK, USA] LEZARD: Smoking kills – and now that Trump is president, I don't care

I now see where so many votes for Brexit, and for Trump, came from. From people who don’t like to be told what to do, and will do the opposite of what they’re told for as long as they can. God help me, and God help us all.
New Statesman (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 00:59
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