Industry influence on lawmakers and lawmaking.
Victor Crawford, retired tobacco industry lobbyist dying of cancer, gives a revealing interview on what he did for the industry.
1993 Philip Morris memo reveals much about industry strategy and tactics for influencing government.
Article on the tobacco industry ties of senior members of the Bush administration.
Columnist Molly Ivans comments on the lobbying behind the death of the McCain tobacco bill.
ABC News report says tobacco money gets tobacco lobbyists access in Washington.
The tobacco industry is a top giver of "soft money" to both political parties, but lately Republicans have been getting about 80% of tobacco money.
After closed-door meetings with cigarette makers, the Bush administration is seeking to derail a global tobacco treaty.
Public Citizen report on the tobacco industry's influence on the "grassroots" campaign for liability limits.
Reports on lobbying in the state of Texas include reports on tobacco industry activity: "Rove a Mile for a Camel", "Second-Hand Smoke", "Death Merchants Hire More Accomplices", "Philip Morris' Newest Smokers", "Health Hypocrisy", and "Tobacco Spends Big Bucks for Political Favor".
Article originally published in 1965 in the Atlantic Monthly looks at the tobacco industry's power in Congress.
UCSF report. Executive summaries in German, English, and French. Full report in English.
Essay discusses the tobacco connections of George W. Bush.
Reports on industry activity by state; extensive and recent reports available for Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin.
Research report on tobacco industry programs aimed at defeating EU legislation governing tobacco advertising and promotion.
As Congress conducted negotiations over major tobacco legislation for the first time in years, the tobacco industry spent over $10 million to lobby Congress, over $116,000 every day Congress was in sessoin.
New report totals that cash the tobacco industry spent to lobby Congress in 2002: over $100,000 per day every day Congress was in session, not even including campaign conributions.
Internal tobacco industry document outlines its lobbying activities in 1989 such as pre-empting local smokefree laws.
Covers money spent and industry resources invested, e.g. putting 192 lobbyists into Washington, about one for every three members of Congress" Names the major lobbying firms and lobbyists used.
Article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal describes the tobacco industry's power in Canada.
Report on the tobacco money, tobacco record, and tobacco industry connections of Bush appointee Tommy Thompson, director of HHS, in charge of CDC, NCI, and the Surgeon General's office.
Interview with ex-tobacco industry lobbyist Victor Crawford, on how the industry influences Washington.
Many different ways an elected official can take tobacco money; this article summarizes.
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